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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

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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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