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Indiana Historical Bureau

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MARKER UNDER REVIEW

Clarksville

Location: Clark Boulevard & Harrison Avenue, on landscaped median, Clarksville. (Clark County, Indiana)

Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 10.194?.1

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First American settlement in the Northwest Territory. 150, 000 acres granted to George Rogers Clark and his troops by Virginia in 1781 for war services. Town named and tracts occupied by 1784.

Keywords

Early Settlement and Exploration, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns