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Mary Bryan Pioneer Woman

Location: Pine Street & Southport Road at the cemetery, Southport. (Marion County, Indiana)

Erected by the Little Hoosiers of Homecroft Elementary School, 1975

ID# : 49.1975.1

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Mary Bryan, one of the first American women to cross the Cumberland Mountains (c. 1776), is buried here with Samuel, her husband, a Revolutionary War veteran, who settled in Perry Township in 1830.

Keywords

Women, Early Settlement and Exploration