- Skip Navigation

Note: This message is displayed if (1) your browser is not standards-compliant or (2) you have you disabled CSS. Read our Policies for more information.

Indiana Historical Bureau

IHB > Historical Markers > Find a Marker > Birthplace of Paul Dresser (1859)-(one block west) Birthplace of Paul Dresser (1859)-(one block west)

Location: In the median at Third and Farrington Streets, Terre Haute. (Vigo County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 84.1966.3


Composer of Indiana's State Song, "On the Banks of the Wabash", "My Gal Sal", and many more, popular in the gay 90's era. His famous brother, author Theodore Dreiser, wrote An American Tragedy and other novels.


Arts and Culture