Thursday, August 18, 2016

Morgan's Civil War Raid in Dearborn County

Morgan's Civil War Raid in Dearborn County

Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites, Markers & Museums - South East Edition
Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites,
Markers & Museums
South East Edition
Morgan's Raid in Dearborn County
John Hunt Morgan's raiding Confederate troops crossed the northern section of Dearborn County on July 13, 1863. There are four historical markers placed by the Historic Hoosier Hills organization along his route. Signs 21, 22, 23 and 24 are the eastern most signs in Indiana relating to the Raid.
Route Through Dearborn County
John Hunt Morgan and his troops entered Dearborn County on County Road 900N/Asche Road from its junction with Indiana State Road 101 south of Sunman, Indiana. The route continues east on Asche Road to its junction with Woliung Road just east of the small town of Weisburg. Woliung Road intersects Graf Road at a "T". Turn right on Graf Road and continue on it until you reach North Dearborn Road in the village of New Alsace. Turn right on North Dearborn Road to its intersection with Jamison Road. Turn left on Jamison Road. There are markers at the Old West Harrison School. From here Morgan left Indiana and entered Ohio.
John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail


For more information contact:
Dearborn County Visitor Center
320 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: 812-537-0814
Toll Free: 800-322-8198
Fax: 812-537-0845

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