Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The "founder stone" of Mooresville, Indiana : its history and heritage / compiled by Virginia Perry.

Perry, Virginia, (compiler.).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville I REF 977.251 PER (Text) 37323005319820 IND_ROOM Reference -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: Mooresville, IN : Virginia Perry, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Exhibits presented before the Mooresville Public Library Board of Trustees at its September 11, 2017 meeting.
Includes materials excerpted from the Mooresville-Decatur Times, originally published in 1999.
Summary, etc.:
In 1924, to celebrate the centennial of the founding of Mooresville, Indiana, citizens of the town installed the "founder stone" with a plaque commemorating Samuel Moore, town founder, and the locations of his trading post and dry goods business downtown on the northeast corner of Main and Indiana Streets. In 2017, the plaque and stone were removed during renovations to Paul Hadley mini-park. This booklet relates historical information about the stone, the town founder and his wife, and the stone's original location downtown.
Subject: Moore, Samuel, 1799-1889.
Moore, Eliza Worthington, 1803-1873.
Historical markers > Indiana > Morgan County > Mooresville.
Mooresville (Ind.) > History.
Morgan County (Ind.) > History.

Additional Resources