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Merom Founded,  1817

Location: 1997 Third Street/SR63 north of Market Street intersection, Merom. (Sullivan County, Indiana)

Erected by the Merom Improvement Association 1989

ID# : 77.1989.3

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A log courthouse here served as Sullivan's first county seat from 1819-1842. Merom was an important river port and a stop on the stage route - The Old Harrison Trail. Harrison's troops camped near here on their 1811 march to Tippecanoe.

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Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns