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Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers

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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM17KU_ogden-dunes-ski-jump_Ogden-Dunes-IN.html
Steel and wood ski jump with adjustable height and length was built here for Ogden Dunes Ski club, incorporated in 1927 to promote winter sports. Five annual events with international competitors were held 1928-1932, with 7,000 to 20,000 spectators. Reputed…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM17KW_willow-creek-confrontation_Portage-IN.html
As railroad lines expanded through U.S., conflict occurred between competing lines. Michigan Central Railroad, with track in Porter County since 1851, briefly defied state militia and court orders (1874) to allow Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to cross its tra…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM17L2_edwin-way-teale_Chesterton-IN.html
(Front Side)Born 1899 in Illinois, Teale became an influential naturalist, author, and photographer who won 1966 Pulitzer Prize for his book Wandering Through Winter. Teale wrote that boyhood summers and holidays spent near here at his grandparents' farm in…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM17L3_st-john-township-school-district-2_Schererville-IN.html
Built, 1853, approximately one half mile south; closed, 1907; moved to this site and restored for educational and community uses, 1993-1994. One of twelve St. John Township schools; structure typical of early one-room school buildings in Indiana.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM18B8_home-of-philo-t-farnsworth_Fort-Wayne-IN.html
Home 1948-1967 of Farnsworth, inventor of television. Farnsworth (1906-1971) was instrumental in perfecting the image formation mechanism which enabled the first effective image transmission in 1927. Farnsworth Radio and Television Corporation in Fort Wayne…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM18BS_hemingray-glass-company_Muncie-IN.html
Side AFounded as Gray & Hemingray inCincinnati, Ohio in 1848. Incorporated1870 in Covington, Kentucky; companyproduced glass bottles, jars, oillamps, light globes, tableware andinsulators. After discovery of naturalgas in east-central Indiana,Hemingray Glas…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM18C5_james-whitcomb-riley_Greenfield-IN.html
BirthplaceJames Whitcomb Riley"The Hoosier Poet"October 7, 1849-July 22, 1916Editor, author, poet, lecturer and entertainer. One of the best known Hoosiers of all time, Riley first wrote under the name "Benj. F. Johnson of Boone" and was famous for his use …
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM18C6_canal-landing-on-washington-street-jefferson-park-mall_Huntington-IN.html
(Side 1)Canal Landing on Washington Street.The Huntington Landing started 120 feet west on Washington St and continued to the lock at Cherry St. The Wabash & Erie canal was 4 feet deep and 100 feet wide as this point. Other locks were at First St. and Byron…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM18C7_huntingtons-ford-and-first-bridge-huntingtons-buildings-over-the-river_Huntington-IN.html
(Side 1)Huntington's Ford and First BridgePioneers forded Little River From Charles Street diagonally across just below the Island to the Court House. A dugout canoe, when hailed, carried pedestrians across for 50 cents. Reportedly Indians had used this for…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM18C8_sheriffs-residence-and-jail_Evansville-IN.html
Side ?One' Vanderburgh County formed, Evansville named county seat 1818. This castle-like structure was completed 1890 for county's fourth jail and second sheriff's residence. Stone exterior has step-gables, projecting turrets, crenellated roof lines, si…
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