List of Indiana state historical markers in Jefferson County

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Location of Jefferson County in Indiana

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Jefferson 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 13 historical markers located in Jefferson County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863[2] 1963 State Road 7 in Dupont
38°53′19″N 85°31′9″W / 38.88861°N 85.51917°W / 38.88861; -85.51917 (Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863)
Military
James F.D. Lanier 1800-1881[3] Jameslanier.JPG 1963 511 First at the Elm Street junction near the Ohio River at the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site in Madison
38°44′7″N 85°23′7″W / 38.73528°N 85.38528°W / 38.73528; -85.38528 (James F.D. Lanier 1800-1881)
Military, Business, Industry, and Labor
First Chartered Bank in Indiana[4] 1966 308 Jefferson Street in Madison
38°44′8″N 85°22′37″W / 38.73556°N 85.37694°W / 38.73556; -85.37694 (First Chartered Bank in Indiana)
Business, Industry, and Labor
Harvey Washington Wiley, M.D. 1844-1930[5] Portrait of Dr. Harvey W. Wiley.jpg 1981 Southwestern corner of the junction of State Road 256 and County Road 850W near Kent
38°44′15″N 85°32′38.4″W / 38.73750°N 85.544000°W / 38.73750; -85.544000 (Harvey Washington Wiley, M.D. 1844-1930)
Science, Medicine, and Inventions
Madison Historic District[6] Madison IN KofP Lodge P4100204.JPG 1992 Junction of Vaughn Drive and Jefferson Street at the Ohio riverside walk in Madison
38°43′58″N 85°22′38″W / 38.73278°N 85.37722°W / 38.73278; -85.37722 (Madison Historic District)
Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, Buildings and Architecture
Madison Hill Incline and Cut[7] 1996 Near the southwestern corner of a railroad bridge at 1001 W. Main Street at the McIntire Street junction in Madison
38°44′21.4″N 85°23′47.6″W / 38.739278°N 85.396556°W / 38.739278; -85.396556 (Madison Hill Incline and Cut)
Business, Industry, and Labor, Transportation
Alois O. Bachman[8] 1999 Southeastern corner of the Alois O. Bachman Bridge at State Road 7 near Hanging Rock Hill at the junction of Presbyterian and Cragmont Streets in Madison
38°44′28″N 85°23′36″W / 38.74111°N 85.39333°W / 38.74111; -85.39333 (Alois O. Bachman)
Military
Michael C. Garber[9] 2004 Offices of The Madison Courier at 310 West Street in Madison
38°44′8″N 85°22′48″W / 38.73556°N 85.38000°W / 38.73556; -85.38000 (Michael C. Garber)
Politics, Military, Newspapers and Media
Lyman Hoyt[10] Lyman and Asenath Hoyt House.jpg 2004 7147 W. State Road 250 near Lancaster
38°49′56″N 85°31′14″W / 38.83222°N 85.52056°W / 38.83222; -85.52056 (Lyman Hoyt)
Underground Railroad, African American, Politics, Buildings and Architecture
Eleutherian College[11] Eleutherian College from northwest in evening.jpg 2004 6927 W. State Road 250 near Lancaster
38°49′52″N 85°30′58″W / 38.83111°N 85.51611°W / 38.83111; -85.51611 (Eleutherian College)
Underground Railroad, African American, Education, Women
Georgetown[12] 2004 Junction of Jefferson and Fifth Streets in Madison
38°44′22.8″N 85°22′37.6″W / 38.739667°N 85.377111°W / 38.739667; -85.377111 (Georgetown)
Underground Railroad, African American, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns
Irene Dunne[13] IreneDunneinLoveAffair.jpg 2006 105 E. Main Street in Madison
38°44′11″N 85°22′48″W / 38.73639°N 85.38000°W / 38.73639; -85.38000 (Irene Dunne)
Arts and Culture, Women, Politics
John H. and Sarah Tibbets[14] Tibbets house at Lancaster.jpg 2006 In front of the Tibbets House at 6810 N. Boyd Road near Madison
38°50′10″N 85°31′4″W / 38.83611°N 85.51778°W / 38.83611; -85.51778 (John H. and Sarah Tibbets)
Underground Railroad, African American, Religion, Education

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Historical Markers by County". State of Indiana. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  3. ^ James F.D. Lanier 1800-1881, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  4. ^ First Chartered Bank in Indiana, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  5. ^ Harvey Washington Wiley, M.D. 1844-1930, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  6. ^ Madison Historic District, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  7. ^ Madison Hill Incline and Cut, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  8. ^ Alois O. Bachman, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  9. ^ Michael C. Garber, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  10. ^ Lyman Hoyt, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  11. ^ Eleutherian College, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  12. ^ Georgetown, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  13. ^ Irene Dunne, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  14. ^ John H. and Sarah Tibbets, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.

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