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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E0M_bordner-paskins-building_Noblesville-IN.html
Bordner-Paskins Building. Surround Yourself Downtown. Erected by Mary H. Roudebush c. 1901, this building was sold in halves to each of two young entrepreneurs in 1916. P. P. Paskins Restaurant and Walter Bordner Monument Works shared the simple s…
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Huntington Veterans Memorial. . In 1922, the Common Council of Huntington and members of the Huntington American Legion Post NO. 7, were moved by the passion of profound Americanism to forever perpetuate the memories of the war dead whose names ar…
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Otto U. King, D.D.S., F.A.C.D.. . . Side one . Otto U. King, D.D.S., F.S.C.D. Dr King advocated for better dental education, preventative dentistry and free dental care for children. As member of Committee on Dentistry Council of National Defen…
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Huntington County Civil War Memorial. . 1861-1865 Give honor to the more than 1800 men of this county who wore the blue. Remember 208 of her sons who gave their lives to preserve the Union. Erected by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2D6Z_cannon-ball-baker_Indianapolis-IN.html
"Cannon Ball" Baker. . Pioneering motorcyclist and racecar driver Erwin G. Baker (born 1882) moved to Indianapolis circa 1893. He won one of the first motorcycle races at the newly opened Speedway, 1909, and raced in 1922 Indy 500. Baker…
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German Newspapers' Demise. . German-language newspapers thrived as Germans became Indiana's largest immigrant population by 1850. The T√§glicher Telegraph und Trib√ľne, located near here, was among over 175 German-language newspapers published in …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2D59_james-whitcomb-riley-home_Indianapolis-IN.html
James Whitcomb Riley Home. . "Hoosier Poet" James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) gained widespread fame performing across the U.S. from 1881-1903 and for poems written in rustic Hoosier dialect, such as "Little Orphant Annie." He l…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2D58_fallen-deputy-memorial_Indianapolis-IN.html
Fallen Deputy Memorial. . Since 1822, the Deputies of the Marion County Sheriff''s Office have provided the highest measure of public safety to the people of this great County. The tradition continues today only because these outstanding men and w…
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Little Sisters of the Poor. . The Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic religious order devoted to caring for the elderly poor, arrived in the U.S. in 1868 and quickly expanded nationally. At a time when the elderly were often ignored and unseen,…
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St. Vincent's Infirmary. . Bishop Francis Silas Chatard began work to open an infirmary here in St. Joseph's Seminary by 1878. Many local residents and physicians opposed the infirmary, fearing the spread of disease. The Daughters of Charity St. V…
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