Historical Marker Series

Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers

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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1ENY_illinoian-glacier-boundary_Vallonia-IN.html
Nearby is the boundary of the Illinoian Glacier, which covered all but approximately 6,250 square miles in south, central area of Indiana. Most of Indiana's topography was affected by four separate glacial advancements during Pleistocene epoch, circa one mi…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EOO_borden-institute-site_Borden-IN.html
Coeducational school founded 1884 by William W. Borden primarily to serve children of southern Indiana farmers. Low-cost, progressive program included teacher preparation and laboratory-based scientific studies. School closed 1906. Borden also established l…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EOS_freemans-corner_Orleans-IN.html
This point marks the junction of three important Indian land cessions.?????Treaty of Fort Wayne, 1803?????Treaty of Grouseland, 1805?????Treaty of Fort Wayne, 1809The corner was established by Surveyor Thomas Freeman in 1803.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EOZ_dunn-memorial-hospital_Bedford-IN.html
(Side One)Lawrence County Hospital Association was organized July 15, 1903 to build, maintain, and manage a hospital in Bedford. Opened first building 1904. State, district, and local Works Progress Administration officials and city and county officials app…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EPV_indiana-oolitic-limestone-quarries_Oolitic-IN.html
Largest building stone quarries in the world, in continuous operation since the 1830s. These quarries have produced stone for many of the world's largest and finest memorials, buildings and bridges.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EPX_ferry-bridge_Gosport-IN.html
(Side One)Pennsylvania through truss iron bridge built 1903 by Lafayette Engineering Co.; crosses West Fork of White River, spans 316 feet, and rests on concrete and stone abutments. One of longest single-span iron bridges in Indiana; longest highway bridge…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EPY_medora-shale-brick-plant_Medora-IN.html
(Side One)West Lee Wright laid out Medora 1853. Sample of local shale was made into brick "excellent for building and paving" 1904. Medora Shale Brick Company organized 1904. Construction began by 1910, one south of here along Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern …
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EPZ_hoagy-carmichael_Bloomington-IN.html
(Side One)Born and reared in Bloomington, he is considered one of the most important American songwriters of the twentieth century. Began attending Indiana University 1920; graduated with a law degree 1926. Tried law as career, but returned to music. Induct…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EQ0_benjamin-banneker-school_Bloomington-IN.html
(Side One)African-American students went to "Colored School" on 6th Street, circa 1874-1915, under 1869 law. New elementary school for black students opened here December 7, 1915 with 93 students and 3 teachers. Gymnasium added 1941-1942. Schools integrated…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1EQ2_kappa-alpha-psi_Bloomington-IN.html
(Side One)Excluded from social events at Indiana University, black male students founded and incorporated Kappa Alpha Nu in 1911. One of the earliest black national social fraternities established in the U.S. One goal was to expand to other schools to help …