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Armiesburg

Location: Lafayette Road/CR 600 W, (west side of road) south of US 36, north of Armiesburg. (Parke County, Indiana)

Erected by Parke County Historical Society, 1966

ID# : 61.1966.2

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So named because armies of Gen. Wm. H. Harrison (1811) and Gen. Saml. Hopkins (1812) bivouacked nearby. A busy village during waterpower days, court was held here before the county was judicially organized.

Keywords

Military, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, Early Settlement and Exploration