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Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers

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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19HS_wendell-l-willkie-1892-1944_Rushville-IN.html
Lawyer and business leader - Republican presidential nominee, 1940 - the only native Hoosier to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party - author of One World - grave and memorial in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19HT_wendell-l-willkie_Rushville-IN.html
Lawyer and business leader - Republican presidential nominee, 1940 - the only native Hoosier to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party - author of One World - grave and memorial in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19HZ_academy-of-the-immaculate-conception_Oldenburg-IN.html
Opened in 1852; enlarged in 1876 and 1901. The Academy Classroom Building and the Auditorium were completed in 1968.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19I8_whetzel-trace-1818-1823_Laurel-IN.html
Here Edward Toner founded SOMERSET, 1816, & operated Toner's Tavern, 1816-1823, from which rallying point pioneers started west on Jacob Whetzel's Trace to the "New Purchase" of Central Indiana.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19I9_brigadier-general-csa-francis-asbury-shoup_Laurel-IN.html
(Front Side)Remembered for service in Confederate States of America army, 1861-1865, and "Shoupade" fortification design; fought in battles of Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Atlanta. Advocated recruitment of African Americans for CSA army. After the war, he was a u…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19IE_intersection-of-treaty-lines_Brookville-IN.html
One mile south is intersection of western boundary line of Treaty of Greenville, Ohio (1795) and Treaty of Grouseland, near Vincennes (1805), northeastern boundary line. By these treaties, Native American tribes ceded land to the United States government fo…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19IF_old-franklin-united-brethren-church_Brookville-IN.html
United Brethren among earliest settlers in eastern Indiana during territorial period. Original structure, built 1831, one of first United Brethren churches in Indiana. Evangelical United Brethren Church joined Methodist Church to become United Methodist Chu…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19IG_snow-hill-covered-bridge_West-Harrison-IN.html
(Front Side)Built 1894-1895 over Johnson's Fork Creek by John H. Horn and William H. Butts to a Howe truss design by John Burkhart. All men were local residents. Bridge was important passageway to Cincinnati markets. Rests on stone abutments with wingwalls;…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19IH_canal-junction_West-Harrison-IN.html
(Front Side)The Whitewater Canal and the Cincinnati and Whitewater Canal joined in Harrison to provide better access to Cincinnati markets and Ohio River. Indiana Internal Improvement Act 1836 authorized Whitewater Canal; completed from Brookville to Lawren…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM19JC_lochrys-defeat_Aurora-IN.html
On Aug. 24, 1781, Col. Archibald Lochry and 107 recruits for Gen. Clark were ambushed at Lochry Creek by Joseph Brant's raiders. One-third were killed, the rest captured. Lochry and the wounded were later murdered.