Veteran’s Memorial

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Veteran's Memorial Honoring Those Who Served On the southeast corner of the Washington County Courthouse is our Veterans Memorial. The memorial rests on a total of 76 pavers. The American way of life is wholly dependent, and is founded, upon that Spirit of ’76 which was eloquently expressed by the great statesman of the era,

Pioneer Village

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Pioneer Village Phone: 812-883-6495 307 East Market Street - Salem, Indiana Website: WWW.JOHNHAYCENTER.ORG Continued Growth The Village made up of log buildings that were constructed from logs salvaged from old houses and stores in Washington County include a cabin, cabin, jail, blacksmith shop, school, church, carpenter shop and loom house, general store and the John Hay

Crown Hill Cemetery

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Crown Hill Cemetery ADDRESS: 207 South Shelby Street, Salem, Indiana Crown Hill Cemetery, located at 207 South Shelby Street in Salem, is not only a popular area for walking, but contains a plethora of historic gravesites of historical figures who shaped the county, state and country. Among those are John Hay Farnham, a respected lawyer,

Washington County Courthouse

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A Sight To Behold The beautiful Washington County Courthouse is as majestic a sight to behold today as it was when built in 1888.The Washington County Courthouse in Salem, Indiana is a Richardsonian Romanesque building that was built in 1888. It was designed by Harry P. McDonald of Louisville and his brother in 1888, and

Beck’s Mill

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Beck's Mill 4433 South Beck's Mill Road - Salem, Indiana Phone: 812-883-5147 Website: WWW.BECKSMILL.ORG OPEN APRIL TO OCTOBER Opens: April 6th Closes Sunday, October 27th. New hours for 2019: Closed on Friday’s. Saturday hours-11 am to 4 pm. Sunday’s from 1 pm to 4 pm. Events: 6th annual May Day Celebration: Saturday, 05/11/19: Blacksmithing, pottery, cane