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Indiana Historical Bureau

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De Witt Pioneer Home

Location: East side of CR 625 E, 0.5 mile north of E. Union Road, 2 miles NE of Rays Crossing & SR 44. (Shelby County, Indiana)

Erected by the Shelby County Historical Society, 1959

ID# : 73.1959.1


Peter De Witt erected on this site in 1821 the first home in what is now Union Township, Shelby County.


Early Settlement and Exploration