In Memory of Col. John Ketcham 1782-1865 / Time Capsule
Location: SW corner of Jackson County Courthouse grounds, Main/US 50 & E. Cross Streets, Brownstown. (Jackson County, Indiana)
Erected by Ralph L. Anderson great-great-grandson of Col. Ketcham
ID# : 36.1966.2
Fearless pioneer, Ranger, surveyor, public servant who dedicated this public square for seat of government of Jackson County, Ind. when Brownstown was founded April 8, 1816.
Brownstown Area Sesquicentennial October 1-8, 1966
To be opened in preparation for Brownstown, Ind., Bicentennial 2016 A. D. Steering Committee Mrs. G. R. Gillespie, Chr.; R. A. Brodhecker, V. Chr.; R. R. Robertson, Sec.; John H. Robertson, Sec.; Kathryn Horstman, Tr.; Kenneth Ball; Alan D. Beickman; Mrs. James P. Heller; Thomas P. Kieffer; Harry McOsker; Joseph Nierman; Robert Nuss; William Sharp; Mrs. M. K. Summers
Early Settlement and Exploration, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns