Leavenworth

SR 62 & West Street, Leavenworth, Indiana

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Description 

"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."

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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