List of Indiana state historical markers in Scott County

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Location of Scott County in Indiana

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

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Scott 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 16 historical markers located in Scott County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863[2] Morgan's Raid historical marker in Lexington.jpg 1963 Along State Road 203 near the eastern edge of the school on the town square in Lexington
38°39′10.2″N 85°37′32.6″W / 38.652833°N 85.625722°W / 38.652833; -85.625722 (Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863)
Military
Site of William Hayden English Home[3] Englishton Park historical marker.jpg 1992 Along the western side of State Road 203 on the northern edge of Lexington at the entrance to the drive to Englishton Park
38°39′33″N 85°37′42.4″W / 38.65917°N 85.628444°W / 38.65917; -85.628444 (Site of William Hayden English Home)
Politics, Arts and Culture
Site of Western Eagle[4] Western Eagle historical marker.jpg 1992 Junction of Main and Mulberry Streets in Lexington
38°39′5.8″N 85°37′35.2″W / 38.651611°N 85.626444°W / 38.651611; -85.626444 (Site of Western Eagle)
Newspapers and Media
Scott County Courthouse[5] Scott Co IN Courthouse.jpg 2001 1 E. McClain Avenue in Scottsburg
38°41′8″N 85°46′11″W / 38.68556°N 85.76972°W / 38.68556; -85.76972 (Scott County Courthouse)
Government Institutions, Buildings and Architecture
John Kimberlin Farm[6] 2001 5765 S. Westport Road (0.2 miles northwest of State Road 362) near Nabb
38°36′30″N 85°38′12″W / 38.60833°N 85.63667°W / 38.60833; -85.63667 (John Kimberlin Farm)
Early Settlement and Exploration, Military
Scott County's Carnegie Library[7] Scottsburg Carnegie P5230004.jpg 2002 108 S. Main Street in Scottsburg
38°41′4.5″N 85°46′14″W / 38.684583°N 85.77056°W / 38.684583; -85.77056 (Scott County Carnegie's Library)
Carnegie Library, Buildings and Architecture
Scott County Home[8] Scott Co Home Far.jpg 2002 1050 S. Main Street in Scottsburg
38°40′25″N 85°46′14″W / 38.67361°N 85.77056°W / 38.67361; -85.77056 (Scott County Home)
Government Institutions, Buildings and Architecture
Lexington First County Seat[9] 2002 Main Street (State Road 356) at the southern edge of the school in Lexington
38°39′8.2″N 85°37′32″W / 38.652278°N 85.62556°W / 38.652278; -85.62556 (Lexington First County Seat)
Government Institutions, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns
Scottsburg Depot[10] Scottsburg Depot 2.jpg 2002 90 N. Main Street in Scottsburg
38°41′12″N 85°46′17″W / 38.68667°N 85.77139°W / 38.68667; -85.77139 (Scottsburg Depot)
Transportation, Business, Industry, and Labor
Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant[11] 2002 Northwestern corner of the junction of State Road 3 with Kinderhook Road (Section 296 of Clark's Grant), 3 miles northwest of Naab
38°37′38″N 85°40′58″W / 38.62722°N 85.68278°W / 38.62722; -85.68278 (Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant)
Early Settlement and Exploration, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, Government Institutions
Lake Iola Interurban Site[12] 2002 Eastern shore of Lake Iola at William H. Graham Park along N. Bond Street in Scottsburg
38°41′44″N 85°46′26″W / 38.69556°N 85.77389°W / 38.69556; -85.77389 (Lake Iola Interurban Site)
Transportation, Business, Industry, and Labor
Morgan's Raid, July 1863[13] 2002 Southern side of State Road 356 at its crossing of the Louisville and Indiana Railroad line, 0.2 miles east of the U.S. Route 31 junction, near Vienna
38°38′55.6″N 85°46′15.4″W / 38.648778°N 85.770944°W / 38.648778; -85.770944 (Morgan's Raid, July 1863)
Military
Marshfield Train Robbery[14] 2002 Junction of U.S. Route 31 and Terrell Road, south of the overspan railroad bridge and W. Morgan, and north of the city limits of Scottsburg
38°42′41″N 85°47′6″W / 38.71139°N 85.78500°W / 38.71139; -85.78500 (Marshfield Train Robbery)
Transportation
Town of Austin[15] 2002 Southwestern corner of the junction of U.S. Route 31 and W. Morgan Street in Austin
38°44′46″N 85°48′25.4″W / 38.74611°N 85.807056°W / 38.74611; -85.807056 (Town of Austin)
Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, Military, Transportation
Joseph Hooker Shea[16] 2003 8060 E. Main Street (State Road 356) next to the fire station in Lexington
38°39′9″N 85°37′29″W / 38.65250°N 85.62472°W / 38.65250; -85.62472 (Joseph Hooker Shea)
Politics
Pigeon Roost[17] Pigeon Roost.jpg 2004 Entrance to Pigeon Roost State Historic Site along U.S. Route 31, 5 miles south of Scottsburg
38°36′56″N 85°46′33″W / 38.61556°N 85.77583°W / 38.61556; -85.77583 (Pigeon Roost)
American Indian/Native American

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. ^ Site of William Hayden English Home, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  4. ^ Site of Western Eagle, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  5. ^ Scott County Courthouse, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  6. ^ John Kimberlin Farm, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  7. ^ Scott County's Carnegie Library, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  8. ^ Scott County Home, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  9. ^ Lexington First County Seat, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  10. ^ Scottsburg Depot, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  11. ^ Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  12. ^ Lake Iola Interurban Site, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  13. ^ Morgan's Raid, July 1863, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  14. ^ Marshfield Train Robbery, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  15. ^ Town of Austin, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  16. ^ Joseph Hooker Shea, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  17. ^ Pigeon Roost, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.

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