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Boyhood Home of Daniel W. Voorhees

Location: US 41 & CR 100 N, about 0.25 mile north of I-74 exit 15, 2 miles north of Veedersburg. (Fountain County, Indiana)

Erected by Fountain Central Junior Historical Society

ID# : 23.1970.1

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""TALL SYCAMORE OF THE WABASH"

1827-1897

Famous orator - Representative in Congress, 1861-66, 1869-73; U.S. Senator, 1877-1897; chief promoter of the building of the Library of Congress."

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