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Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers

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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1SOM_the-lincoln-funeral-train_Indianapolis-IN.html
Side AAssassinated President Abraham Lincoln's funeral was April 19, 1865 at the White House. The funeral train left for Springfield, Illinois April 21 directed by the military; stops en route allowed mourners to pay homage. In Richmond, Indiana, Governor O…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1SZ6_david-turnham-1803-1884-historical_Lincoln-City-IN.html
In 1819, Turnham family settled less than one mile northeast of Thomas Lincoln's farm. Turnham was a friend of Abraham Lincoln. Turnham loaned Lincoln Revised Laws of Indiana (1824) in 1827. After Lincoln's assassination, he provided information to historia…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1V6N_robert-c-graham-historical_Washington-IN.html
Robert Cabel Graham (1885-1967), a native of Washington, Daviess County, with his brothers Joseph and Ray, contributed much to the economy and quality of life in that city, Evansville, and other towns. Glass factories, truck manufacturing, and Graham automo…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1V6O_vincennes-donation-lands-historical_Washington-IN.html
In 1788 Congress granted 400 acres of land to each French family of this area. The tract was laid off in a square containing 160 separate plots. Additional grants were made affecting the five counties shown.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1V74_richland-plummer-creek-covered-bridge-historical_Bloomfield-IN.html
Built 1883 by A.M. Kennedy and Sons to Burr arch truss design on stone abutments. Closed 1957; opened 1967 after foundation and roof rehabilitation; closed 1990. Bridge reopened 1998 following extensive structural renovation and replacement of timbers. List…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1V8F_odon-formerly-clarksburg-historical_Odon-IN.html
Platted in 1846 by John Hastings; town named Clarksburg reportedly after George Rogers Clark; post office name was Clark's Prairie, 1858-1881. Both names changed to Odon, 1881; Odon incorporated, 1885. By tradition, name Odon coined by combining names of tw…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1V8H_indiana-state-flag-historical_Mooresville-IN.html
At centennial of statehood in 1916, Indiana lacked a unique state flag. The Indiana DAR spearheaded a movement to create a design by hosting a state flag competition. Mooresville watercolorist and John Herron Art Institute instructor Paul Hadley submitted t…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1V8J_site-of-hindostan-historical_Shoals-IN.html
First settled in 1818, Hindostan became county seat of Martin County, boasting a population of approximately 1,200. A "Great Sickness" struck in 1828 bringing death to the inhabitants. The town was never occupied again.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2CU4_joseph-w-summers-memorial-bridge_Indianapolis-IN.html
Joseph W. Summers Memorial Bridge. . Built in 1917, this Neo-Classical, reinforced concrete arch bridge was designed by nationally prominent landscape architect, George Kessler. In 1991 the bridge was named in honor of State Representative Joseph Summers, w…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2L52_william-jacob-cuppy_-.html
William Jacob Cuppy. . Humorist, author, and critic Will Cuppy was born here. He graduated from the University of Chicago, where he published his first book in 1910. He moved to New York City ca. 1914 and become a book reviewer at the New York Herald Trib…
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