List of Indiana state historical markers in Ripley County

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Location of Ripley County in Indiana

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Ripley 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 7 historical markers located in Ripley County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
Michigan Road[2] Michigan Road stone arch bridge in Jackson Township.jpg 1949 Junction of U.S. Route 50 and N. Old Michigan Road, 2 miles east of Holton
39°4′30″N 85°20′55″W / 39.07500°N 85.34861°W / 39.07500; -85.34861 (Michigan Road)
Transportation, American Indian/Native American
Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863[3] Ripley County Courthouse in Versailles.jpg 1963 Eastern entrance to the Ripley County Courthouse in Versailles
39°4′19″N 85°15′5″W / 39.07194°N 85.25139°W / 39.07194; -85.25139 (Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863)
Military
Berry's Trace[4] Madison from Wilson in Napoleon.jpg 1972 Junction of Madison (U.S. Route 421) and Wilson Streets in Napoleon
39°12′22″N 85°19′49.4″W / 39.20611°N 85.330389°W / 39.20611; -85.330389 (Berry's Trace)
Transportation, Early Settlement and Exploration
Union Church[5] 2004 6303 County Road 975W at the Flat Rock Road/County Road 650N junction near Flat Rock
39°9′53″N 85°26′26″W / 39.16472°N 85.44056°W / 39.16472; -85.44056 (Union Church)
Underground Railroad, African American
Stephen S. Harding[6] Stephen Selwyn Harding.jpg 2004 Junction of Washington and Tyson Streets on the southwestern corner of the courthouse square in Versailles
39°4′18.4″N 85°15′7.6″W / 39.071778°N 85.252111°W / 39.071778; -85.252111 (Stephen S. Harding)
Underground Railroad, Politics, African American
Ohio and Mississippi Railroad[7] Osgood rail line.jpg 2006 Southern side of the CSX railroad line, near Walnut Street across from the new extension of the library in Osgood
39°7′48″N 85°17′31″W / 39.13000°N 85.29194°W / 39.13000; -85.29194 (Ohio and Mississippi Railroad)
Transportation, Business, Industry, and Labor, Buildings and Architecture
James Harrison Cravens[8] 2006 By Cravens' 1865 home at 324 E. Fairground Avenue in Osgood
39°7′57″N 85°17′10″W / 39.13250°N 85.28611°W / 39.13250; -85.28611 (James Harrison Cravens)
Politics, Underground Railroad, Military

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Historical Markers by County". State of Indiana. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ Michigan Road, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  3. ^ Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  4. ^ Berry's Trace, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  5. ^ Union Church, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  6. ^ Stephen S. Harding, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  7. ^ Ohio and Mississippi Railroad, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  8. ^ James Harrison Cravens, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.

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