List of Indiana state historical markers in Harrison County

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Location of Harrison County in Indiana

This is a list of the Indiana state historical markers in Harrison County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Harrison County, Indiana, United States by the Indiana Historical Bureau. The locations of the historical markers and their latitude and longitude coordinates are included below when available, along with their names, years of placement, and topics as recorded by the Historical Bureau. There are 22 historical markers located in Harrison County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
Indiana Capitol[2] Corydon old capitol.jpg 1948 N. Capitol Avenue adjacent to the Harrison County Courthouse in Corydon
38°12′43″N 86°7′34″W / 38.21194°N 86.12611°W / 38.21194; -86.12611 (Indiana Capitol)
Politics, Government Institutions, Buildings and Architecture
Battle of Corydon July 9, 1863[3] Corydon Battlefield entrance.jpg 1961 300 N. Capitol on the southwestern corner of the Harrison County Courthouse lawn in Corydon
38°12′42.6″N 86°7′34″W / 38.211833°N 86.12611°W / 38.211833; -86.12611 (Battle of Corydon July 9, 1863)
Military
First State Office Building[4] 1962 Junction of Walnut and Mulberry Streets in Corydon
38°12′43.6″N 86°7′26.8″W / 38.212111°N 86.124111°W / 38.212111; -86.124111 (First State Office Building)
Government Institutions, Buildings and Architecture, Politics
First State Capital[5] Corydon Capitol 1.jpg 1962 State Road 62, 0.3 miles east of the State Road 135 junction between Dale and Williar Avenues, in western Corydon
38°12′41.4″N 86°7′34″W / 38.211500°N 86.12611°W / 38.211500; -86.12611 (First State Capital)
Politics, Government Institutions
Site of the Battle of Corydon July 9, 1863[6] Site of the battle of Corydon along the old mauckport road.jpg 1963 Old State Road 135 at the Battle of Corydon Memorial Park entrance, 1 mile south of Corydon
38°12′0″N 86°7′49″W / 38.20000°N 86.13028°W / 38.20000; -86.13028 (Site of the Battle of Corydon July 9, 1863)
Military
Morgan's Raid July 8–13, 1863[7] 1963 Junction of State Roads 11 and 135, north of the Matthew E. Welsh Bridge over the Ohio River
38°1′24″N 86°11′39″W / 38.02333°N 86.19417°W / 38.02333; -86.19417 (Morgan's Raid July 8–13, 1863)
Military
Posey House[8] Posey House.jpg 1965 225 Oak Street in Corydon
38°12′41″N 86°7′39″W / 38.21139°N 86.12750°W / 38.21139; -86.12750 (Posey House)
Politics, Buildings and Architecture
Harrison County Jail[9] 1965 Southwestern corner of the junction of N. Capitol Avenue and Cherry Street in Corydon
38°12′42″N 86°7′35.4″W / 38.21167°N 86.126500°W / 38.21167; -86.126500 (Harrison County Jail)
Government Institutions, Buildings and Architecture
Governor's Headquarters[10] Corydon Governor's residence.jpg 1965 Junction of E. Walnut and N. Elm Streets, northeast of the Harrison County Courthouse in Corydon
38°12′44.4″N 86°7′30.5″W / 38.212333°N 86.125139°W / 38.212333; -86.125139 (Governor's Headquarters)
Politics, Buildings and Architecture
Presbyterian Church[11] 1965 Junction of E. Walnut and N. Elm Streets, northeast of the Harrison County Courthouse in Corydon
38°12′44.4″N 86°7′31″W / 38.212333°N 86.12528°W / 38.212333; -86.12528 (Presbyterian Church)
Religion, Military
Last Home of Squire Boone[12] 1966 Junction of State Roads 11 and 135, north of the Matthew E. Welsh Bridge over the Ohio River
38°1′24″N 86°11′38.4″W / 38.02333°N 86.194000°W / 38.02333; -86.194000 (Last Home of Squire Boone)
Early Settlement and Exploration
Walter Q. Gresham[13] Walter Q. Gresham - Brady-Handy.jpg 1966 Junction of 2415 Barron Avenue and State Road 62 at the post office in Lanesville
38°14′16″N 85°59′11″W / 38.23778°N 85.98639°W / 38.23778; -85.98639 (Walter Q. Gresham)
Military, Politics
Mt. Solomon Lutheran Church[14] 1966 State Road 62, 5 miles west of Corydon
38°14′18″N 86°10′54″W / 38.23833°N 86.18167°W / 38.23833; -86.18167 (Mt. Solomon Lutheran Church)
Religion, Early Settlement and Exploration
Cedar Hill Cemetery[15] 1966 Junction of E. Summit and N. Maple Streets in Corydon
38°12′52″N 86°7′19″W / 38.21444°N 86.12194°W / 38.21444; -86.12194 (Cedar Hill Cemetery)
Cemetery, Military
Harrison County[16] Harrison county indiana courthouse.jpg 1966 Southeastern corner of the Harrison County Courthouse lawn at 300 N. Capitol in Corydon
38°12′42.5″N 86°7′32″W / 38.211806°N 86.12556°W / 38.211806; -86.12556 (Harrison County)
Early Settlement and Exploration
First State Capital[17] Corydonsquare.jpg 1978 Northeastern corner of the Old Capitol Grounds along N. Elm Street in Corydon
38°12′42″N 86°7′32″W / 38.21167°N 86.12556°W / 38.21167; -86.12556 (First State Capital)
Politics, Government Institutions
Corydon United Methodist Church[18] Corydon first methodist church.jpg 1980 214 N. Elm Street, east of the courthouse, in Corydon
38°12′41″N 86°7′31″W / 38.21139°N 86.12528°W / 38.21139; -86.12528 (Corydon United Methodist Church)
Religion
Cedar Glade[19] Cedar Glade 1.jpg 1992 772 N. Capitol Avenue at the southeastern corner of the Indian Creek bridge in Corydon
38°13′5″N 86°7′33″W / 38.21806°N 86.12583°W / 38.21806; -86.12583 (Cedar Glade)
Buildings and Architecture, Nature and Natural Disasters
Leora Brown School[20] Leora brown school1.jpg 1995 400 E. Summit Street near the Hill Street junction in Corydon
38°12′51″N 86°7′16″W / 38.21417°N 86.12111°W / 38.21417; -86.12111 (Leora Brown School)
African American, Education
St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church[21] 2003 Southeastern corner of the junction of Maple and High Streets in Corydon
38°12′47.6″N 86°7′19″W / 38.213222°N 86.12194°W / 38.213222; -86.12194 (St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church)
Religion, African American
John Shields, Lewis and Clark Expedition Member[22] 2004 310 N. Elm Street at the Harrison County Convention and Visitors Bureau offices in Corydon
38°12′42.6″N 86°7′31″W / 38.211833°N 86.12528°W / 38.211833; -86.12528 (John Shields, Lewis and Clark Expedition Member)
Early Settlement and Exploration
Oswell Wright[23] 2008 Near the junction of Maple and Chestnut Streets in Corydon
38°12′37.4″N 86°7′17″W / 38.210389°N 86.12139°W / 38.210389; -86.12139 (Oswell Wright)
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Historical Markers by County". State of Indiana. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ Indiana Capitol, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  3. ^ Battle of Corydon July 9, 1863, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  4. ^ First State Office Building, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  5. ^ First State Capital, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  6. ^ Site of the Battle of Corydon July 9, 1863, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  7. ^ Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  8. ^ Posey House, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  9. ^ Harrison County Jail, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  10. ^ Governor's Headquarters, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  11. ^ Presbyterian Church, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  12. ^ Last Home of Squire Boone, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  13. ^ Walter Q. Gresham, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  14. ^ Mt. Solomon Lutheran Church, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  15. ^ Cedar Hill Cemetery, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  16. ^ Harrison County, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  17. ^ First State Capital, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  18. ^ Corydon United Methodist Church, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  19. ^ Cedar Glade, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  20. ^ Leora Brown School, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  21. ^ St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  22. ^ John Shields, Lewis and Clark Expedition Member, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  23. ^ Oswell Wright, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.

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