Oliver Perry Morton

Oliver Perry Morton (HM11LN)

Location: Indianapolis, IN 46204 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 46.116', W 86° 9.717'

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— The Great War Governor —

Plaque One

Born in Wayne Co. Indiana August 4, 1823.
Died in Indianapolis November 1, 1877.
Aged 54 years, 2month and 25 days.
Admitted to the Bar in 1847.
Served as Governor of Indiana from January
16, 1861 to March 4, 1867.
Served as U. S. Senator from Indiana from
March 4, 1867, until his death, November 1, 1877.


In all ways and at all times, the friend of
the Union Soldier. The friend of the Country.
The upholder of Abraham Lincoln.
The defender of the flag and the Union
of the States. Patriot, Statesman,
lover of Liberty, Heroic in Hear,
inflexible in purpose, and ever to be known
in history as
The Great War Governor

Plaque Two

At the annual meeting held in June, 1904. The Department of Indiana Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of the honorably discharged soldiers and sailors who served in the Army and Navy to preserve the integrity of the Republic of the United States of America, in the Great Civil War from A. D. 1861 to 1865, memorialized the Legislature of the State of Indiana to appropriate sufficient money to erect this monument to perpetuate the memory of

Oliver Perry Morton,

the Great War Governor of Indiana during that period.
HM NumberHM11LN
Year Placed1907
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 11:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 571777 N 4402410
Decimal Degrees39.76860000, -86.16195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.116', W 86° 9.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 6.96" N, 86° 9' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22-98 N Capitol Ave, Indianapolis IN 46204, US
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