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IHB > Historical Markers > Press Releases and Marker Dedications > May 30, 2009 - Edwin Way Teale May 30, 2009 - Edwin Way Teale

Edwin Way Teale
Chesterton (Furnessville)
Porter Couty, Indiana

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Edwin Way Teale Indiana Historical Marker dedication ceremony
The state historical marker that commemorates the life and work of naturalist Edwin Way Teale was dedicated in Furnessville on May 30, 2009. Teale spent summers and holidays in this part of Indiana as a child, time that Teale later stated influenced his career in significant ways.

Edwin Way Teale Indiana Historical Marker dedication ceremony
Approximately 50 people attended the ceremony.

Edwin Way Teale Indiana Historical Marker dedication ceremony
Trent Pendley (pictured above) applied for this marker. The marker is located in Mr. Pendley's front yard along U.S. 20.