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Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers

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(Side One)An 1838 state law gave county commissioners power to build bridges for "public convenience" and to raise taxes to pay for them. Owen County Commissioners contracted 1875 for a "Smith's High Double Wood Truss" over Eel River in Jennings Township to…
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(Side One) German Jews immigrated to the U.S. in greater numbers starting in the 1850s. In the 1860s, Ligonier's Jewish residents formed the congregation Ahavath Sholom (Hebrew for "peace loving") and circa 1867, built a small synagogue nearby. The congreg…
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Side One A.M.E. Church traces its origins to founding of Free African Society in Philadelphia, 1787. Circa 1836, Augustus Turner, a barber, and other black settlers organized this Indianapolis congregation to worship freely and support their community. Trus…
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Side One A.M.E. Church traces its origins to founding of Free African Society in Philadelphia, 1787. Circa 1836, Augustus Turner, a barber, and other black settlers organized this Indianapolis congregation to worship freely and support their community. Trus…
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Here, at 635 W. Market Street, original Saints Constantine and Elena Romanian Orthodox Church was dedicated in 1911; incorporated in 1916. Church has served Romanian community spiritually, culturally, and socially. Congregation built current church at 3237 …
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Here, at 635 W. Market Street, original Saints Constantine and Elena Romanian Orthodox Church was dedicated in 1911; incorporated in 1916. Church has served Romanian community spiritually, culturally, and socially. Congregation built current church at 3237 …
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African Americans, by the 1890s, had established a vibrant social, commercial, and economic community along Indiana Avenue. Black entertainers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and working people developed the Avenue into a thriving, widely-known neighborhood of…
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African Americans, by the 1890s, had established a vibrant social, commercial, and economic community along Indiana Avenue. Black entertainers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and working people developed the Avenue into a thriving, widely-known neighborhood of…
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Authorized by Indiana's 1836 Internal Improvement Act, Central Canal conceived as link in transportation system connecting Wabash and Erie Canal with Ohio River. State's bankruptcy in 1839 prevented completion of Central Canal. Canal has since provided hydr…
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Authorized by Indiana's 1836 Internal Improvement Act, Central Canal conceived as link in transportation system connecting Wabash and Erie Canal with Ohio River. State's bankruptcy in 1839 prevented completion of Central Canal. Canal has since provided hydr…