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Location: W. Spring Street at I-64 southbound off-ramp, New Albany. (Floyd County, Indiana)
Erected 1991 by Indiana Historical Bureau and the City of New Albany
ID# : 22.1991.1
Founded 1813 along Ohio River by Joel, Nathaniel, and Abner Scribner. During 1840s and 1850s, New Albany was largest city and leading commercial and industrial center in Indiana. Industries included shipbuilding; glass and ironworks; hosiery, woolen, and cotton mills; woodworking plants.
Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, Early Settlement and Exploration