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Site of Western Eagle

Location: SR 356/Main & Mulberry Streets, Lexington. (Scott County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 72.1992.2

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Western Eagle was second newspaper in Indiana Territory. Founded in Madison 1813, moved to Lexington July 8, 1815 and to this site October 1815. Jacob Rhoads, publisher after 1814, terminated publication January 6, 1816 for financial reasons. Rhoads was printer for Indiana Territory 1814-1816.

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Newspapers and Media