Birthplace of Democratic Party Rooster
Location: E. Main Street/US 40, Riley Park, Greenfield. (Hancock County, Indiana)
Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
ID# : 30.1966.1
The use of the rooster as a Democratic party symbol originated in Greenfield in the 1840 campaign. The rooster was later adopted by the state and national Democratic parties.