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Birthplace of Paul Dresser (1859-1906)

Location: Dresser Drive & 1st Streets, Fairbanks Park, Terre Haute. (Vigo County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Historical Bureau, 1966

ID# : 84.1966.1

Marker Review Report: Learn more here. See also markers 84.1966.3 Birthplace of Paul Dresser (one block west) and 84.1947.2 Terre Haute (Home of Paul Dresser).


Composer of Indiana State Song, "On the Banks of the Wabash, " and other songs popular in the Gay Nineties. His famous brother, Theodore Dreiser, wrote An American Tragedy and other novels.


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