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Location: Wabash County Courthouse, SE lawn, Wabash Street, Wabash. (Wabash County, Indiana)
Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
ID# : 85.1966.1
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On March 31, 1880, officials of Wabash began experimenting with Charles F. Brush's carbon-arc lights. Four 3,000 candlepower lamps were placed atop the courthouse and used to illuminate the town until September, 1888.
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