List of Indiana state historical markers in Monroe County

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Location of Monroe County in Indiana

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Monroe 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 8 historical markers located in Monroe County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
Stinesville Limestone Industry[2] Stinesville Commercial Historic District from ground level.jpg 1996 McGlocklin Memorial/Victor Oolitic Park near Jacks Defeat Creek in Stinesville
39°17′56″N 86°39′8″W / 39.29889°N 86.65222°W / 39.29889; -86.65222 (Stinesville Limestone Industry)
Business, Industry, and Labor, Buildings and Architecture
Ferry Bridge[3] Secrest Ferry Bridge western side.jpg 2000 N. Texas Ridge Road over the West Fork of the White River, 2 miles south of Gosport
39°19′56″N 86°40′37″W / 39.33222°N 86.67694°W / 39.33222; -86.67694 (Ferry Bridge)
Transportation, Buildings and Architecture
Monroe County Courthouse[4] Monroe County Courthouse, Bloomington.jpg 2001 Southern side of the courthouse square in Bloomington
39°10′0.5″N 86°32′3″W / 39.166806°N 86.53417°W / 39.166806; -86.53417 (Monroe County Courthouse)
Buildings and Architecture, Government Institutions
The Colored School[5] Monroe Carnegie Library from northwest.jpg 2005 Junction of Sixth and Washington Streets in Bloomington
39°10′3″N 86°31′55″W / 39.16750°N 86.53194°W / 39.16750; -86.53194 (The Colored School)
African American; Black History, Education
Monroe County's Carnegie Library[6] Monroe Carnegie Library front and side, Bloomington.jpg 2007 202 E. 6th Street in Bloomington
39°10′3″N 86°31′54.6″W / 39.16750°N 86.531833°W / 39.16750; -86.531833 (Monroe County's Carnegie Library)
Carnegie Libraries, Buildings and Architecture
Hoagy Carmichael[7] 2007 In front of The Gables (formerly Book Nook) at 114 S. Indiana Avenue in Bloomington
39°10′3″N 86°31′56″W / 39.16750°N 86.53222°W / 39.16750; -86.53222 (Hoagy Carmichael)
Arts and Culture
Kappa Alpha Psi[8] 2008 The Elder Diggs Memorial at 1469 E. 17th Street in Bloomington
39°10′45″N 86°30′48″W / 39.17917°N 86.51333°W / 39.17917; -86.51333 (Kappa Alpha Psi)
[none]
Benjamin Banneker School[9] Seventh Street West 930, Banneker School, Bloomington West Side HD.jpg 2008 Westside Community Center at 930 W. Seventh Street in Bloomington
39°10′7.4″N 86°32′42.6″W / 39.168722°N 86.545167°W / 39.168722; -86.545167 (Benjamin Banneker School)
African American, Education

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Historical Markers by County". State of Indiana. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ Stinesville Limestone Industry, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  3. ^ Ferry Bridge, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  4. ^ Monroe County Courthouse, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  5. ^ The Colored School, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  6. ^ Monroe County's Carnegie Library, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  7. ^ Hoagy Carmichael, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  8. ^ Kappa Alpha Psi, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  9. ^ Benjamin Banneker School, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.

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