Pecksburg, Indiana

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Pecksburg is an unincorporated community in Clay Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.[1]

History[edit]

Pecksburg was platted in 1853.[2] It was named for a railroad official.[3] Pecksburg contained a post office from 1852 until 1913.[4]

Notable person[edit]

Arthur Trester, a basketball official, was born in Pecksburg.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pecksburg, Indiana
  2. ^ Hadley, John Vestal (1914). History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 66. 
  3. ^ History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1885. p. 548. 
  4. ^ "Hendricks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Porter, David L. (1 January 2005). Basketball: A Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 480. ISBN 978-0-313-30952-6. 

Coordinates: 39°41′17″N 86°34′27″W / 39.68806°N 86.57417°W / 39.68806; -86.57417