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Oliver P. Morton Home

Location: US 40/W. Main Street & Willow Grove Road, Centerville. (Wayne County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission 1962.

ID# : 89.1962.1

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Residence of Oliver P. Morton, Governor of Indiana during the crucial years of the American Civil War, 1861-65. U.S. Senator, 1867-77. Morton was the first native-born governor of Indiana.

Keywords

Military, Politics