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Samuel Thornton Scott (1777-1827)

Location: Harrison Street, south of 2nd Street, Indiana Territory State Historic Site, east of Vincennes University, Vincennes. (Knox County, Indiana)

Erected 1995 Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 42.1995.2

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First resident Presbyterian minister in Indiana Territory, 1808. Headed the first school under the authority of the board of trustees of Vincennes University (a grammar school), 1811-1815. Served as member of board of trustees of Vincennes University, 1813-1824.

Keywords

Religion, Education