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Fifty-Eighth Indiana Regiment Monument ~ Princeton, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 21.330 W 087° 34.107
16S E 450333 N 4245412
Quick Description: Card Cow, has almost everything.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2019 5:12:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM107FG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 0

Long Description:

County of monument: Gibson County
Location of monument: Broadway St side, Courthouse lawn, Princeton
Artist: Unknown
Contractor: C. Rule & Coleman

Not much on the post card, everything I have is here: Card Cow


Remarks: "The monument was restored in 1940. The restoration was funded through an appropriation made by the county commissioners. Restoration work included sanding the monument, constructing a new base, and sandblasting names of the war dead into the marble. IAS files contain transcriptions of names listed on monument." ~ Smithsonian American Art Museum


Proper Description: "A marble eagle surmounts a tall marble shaft. The eagle's wings are partially spread and it holds the national ensign in its beak and talons. On the east side of the shaft is a small shield resting upon oak and myrtle. Below that is a large wreath. On the north side are crossed swords and a wreath. On the south side is a knapsack supporting crossed muskets and flags and a soldier's cap. On the west side is the coat-of-arms for the state of Indiana. The shaft ends in a three-stepped limestone base. Short, square, limestone columns adorn each corner of the lowest step. The base rests on a concrete pad." ~ Smithsonian American Art Museum

Physical Address:
101 Main St. @ Broadway St., courthouse lawn Princeton, IN 47670


Related Web Site: [Web Link]

Description of Postcard Location:
Courthouse lawn in Princeton, Indiana, monument looking west.

The back does not have postage, but hand written postage due at stamp site..


Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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