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Private George (Fruts) Fruits of the Pennsylvania Militia served as soldier of the American Revolution. He joined the Militia at an early age and reportedly lived to be past 114. This made him the oldest surviving Veteran of the War. Granting of t…
Potts Cemetery Established 1810 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2013 Indiana Historical Bureau and Dustin & Lacey Stonebraker
This monument is erected in appreciation and dedicated to the memory of All Veterans who servedour country in War and Peace
In Sacred Honor Lest We Forget
~∮ ~∮ ~ ~ Roll of Honor ~ ~∮ ~∮ ( Row One ) ~ ~ ~ Major Generals ~ ~ ~ Lewis Wallace ▫ Edward R. S. Canby ▫ Joseph J. Reynolds ~ ~ ~ Brigadier Generals ~ ~ ~ John C. Black ▫ Charles Cruft …
This jail and sheriff's residence built 1882. First rotary jail built in U. S. constructed to plans based on patented design of William H. Brown and Benjamin F. Haugh of Indianapolis. In use until 1973. Opened as museum and restoration begun 1975.…
Side "A" In 1892 the game of basketball was brought to Crawfordsville from its birthplace in Massachusetts by Rev. Nicholas McCay, General Secretary of the Crawfordsville YMCA that was located on this site in what would become known as the Te…
(Left Side - Entry)(Small Stone)April 26, 1898(Large Stone)Remember the Maine Destroyed Feb. 15, 1898- - - - - - - (Right Side - Entry)(Small Stone)July 4, 1902(Large Stone)To All Montgomery County Veterans of the War with Spain - - - - - - - -(Fr…
Side oneIn 1897, the Current Events Club, like many women's clubs during this era, helped organize city's public library. Andrew Carnegie donated $25,000 in 1901 for library building construction; city provided land and annual funding. Local archi…
This Memorial erected in Memory of the following soldiers who are buried in this Cemetery.The exact location of some are unknown.———————————Revolutionary WarThomas Mason · Ja…