Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Ripley County History Tree

Ripley County History Tree

Located in the main lobby, first floor of the Ripley County Courthouse the Ripley County History Tree is a carved wooden tree with leaves that depict the people, places and events important in the development of Ripley County.

There is a pamphlet inside.
Topics include:
Gilmore and Gilda Reynolds
Ye Olde Central House
Whitlatch Clinic and Hospital
National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association
Wilson Dairy Farm
Amos W. Jackson
The Hanging Tree
The King Steam Car
Minnie Stewart Wycoff
Ripley County Fairgrounds
Batesville Memorial Building
Ripley County Veterans Memorial
Barbara Fox
Busching Covered Bridge
Jason McKittrick
Jefferson Proving Ground
Dr. E. D. Freeman
Confederate General John Hunt Morgan
Pompey's Pillar
The Damm Theatre
Versailles Pumpkin Show
Tyson Temple
Underground Railroad
Carnegie Library
James Tyson
Pete Karbowski
Alonzo Wooley and the Giant Cows
Volunteer Fire Departments
Interstate 74
Rural Electricity
Ripley Flywheelers
Early Settlers and Indian Tribes
Margaret Mary Community Hospital
Indiana State Police Post
Mary Aikins Currie
Weberdings Wood Carving Shop, Inc.
Miriam E. Mason
Ripley County Courthouse
Otter Creek Covered Bridge
Ralph Dunbar
General Eleazer Wheelock Ripley
Harry Canfield
Sherman House
Violet Toph
Delaware Academy
Versailles State Park
William Forsyth
Hillenbrand Industries
First Circuit Court
Milan State Champs
Stephen S. Harding

The Ripley County History Tree honors many of the historic places and persons who lived, and live, in Ripley County.

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