James Buchanan Eads

James Buchanan Eads (HM19JM)

Location: Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 Dearborn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 5.759', W 84° 51.491'

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Born in Lawrenceburg, became a famous engineer who built the Eads Bridge arched over the Mississippi at St. Louis and jetties at New Orleans. During the Civil War President Lincoln commissioned him to design and build ironclad gunboats for the Union forces. He is the only Hoosier and the only engineer in the Hall of Fame in New York.

Born May 23, 1828 Died March 8, 1887
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HM NumberHM19JM
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1933
Placed ByColonel Archibald Lochry Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685221 N 4329611
Decimal Degrees39.09598333, -84.85818333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.759', W 84° 51.491'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 45.54" N, 84° 51' 29.46" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 272-276 Indiana's Historic Pathways - North Spur, Lawrenceburg IN 47025, US
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