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Indiana Historical Bureau

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Location: SR 62 & West Street, north side of highway on grassy median near general store & post office, Leavenworth. (Crawford County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 13.1992.1


Founded 1818 by Seth and Zebulon Leavenworth. Ohio River port for keelboats, flatboats, packets. Shipped pork, spirits, produce, corn, lumber, etc. Manufactured skiffs, flatboats, pearl buttons. Crawford County seat, 1843-c. 1895, when "stolen" by town of English. Town relocated to present site after 1937 flood.


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