Civil War Memorial Gravesite 1865

Civil War Memorial Grave, Parks Road, Cannelton

On August 21, 1865, the steamer, U.S.S. Argosy, (Number 3), was caught in a storm, blown aground and her boilers exploded. Ten fatalities occurred among Union soldiers returning home from war service. They were buried in a mass grave one half mile from Magnet (Rono) where memorial markers perpetuate this burial ground.

Shubael Little Pioneer Village

7590 State Route 66, Cannelton, IN

The Shubael Little Pioneer Village contains 4 pioneer cabins, a blacksmith shop and forge, a vintage carpenter shop, and the old Troy stone jail.

Celtic Cross

5330 Blue Heron Ln, Cannelton, IN 47520

Nestled in the hills of Rocky Point, this Celtic Cross is one of the most amazing pieces of art you’ll ever see. It was conceived by Gary and Lynn Dauby and carved by Greg Harris, a local self-taught sculptor. The cross was sculpted within a single 22’ tall stone that is natural to the hillside. It is believed to be the largest “In Situ” (of its own stone) Celtic Crosses in the world.

German Ridge Recreation Area

German Ridge Recreation Area, Tobin Township, IN

The German Ridge Recreation Area includes a campground, a 24-mile multiple use trail, a short hiking trail around a scenic lake, a day use area for swimming and picnicking, and several historic buildings.

Rickenbaugh House

Rickenbaugh House, Oil Township, IN

A stone house built in 1874, used as a local post office and church meeting house. Now on the National Register of Historic Places.

Mano Point

13753 IN-66, Derby, IN 47525

Once a prehistoric Native American village, Mano Point is now a boat and fishing access point on the Ohio River.

Buzzard Roost

Buzzard Roost Receational Area, Union Township, IN

Buzzard Roost is a picnic area on the bluffs of the Ohio River.

Cannelton Locks and Dam

4998 Highway 66, Cannelton, IN

The Cannelton Locks and Dam create a “lake” 114 miles long, stretching from Cannelton, Indiana to Louisville, Kentucky. This uninterrupted stretch of water provides some of the most beautiful scenery for the boater.

Flood Wall Mural

301 7th Street, Tell City, IN

Located at Sunset Park in Tell City, this mural has been created by local artists.

The Air Crash Memorial Site

5005 Millstone Road, Cannelton, IN

This memorial site is dedicated to the victims of the 1960 Northwest Orient Electra Airlines crash.

The Rome Courthouse

15651 East Rome Road, Rome, IN

Built in 1818, the Rome Courthouse is the oldest courthouse in Indiana and is being preserved as a historical site.

William Tell and Son Statue

750 Main Street, Tell City, IN

In honor of Tell City’s namesake. Commissioned by Austin Corbin as a gift to the city. Tell City National Bank gave the fountain to the city in honor of the bank’s 100th birthday.

Perry County Old Courthouse Museum

125 7th Street, Cannelton, IN

Built in 1896, the old Perry County Courthouse Museum is made of pressed yellow brick with trim of Bedford limestone. The courthouse was built to replace the first courthouse at Cannelton, which was in a house remodeled for the hasty move of the county seat from Rome in 1859. The building cost $30,000 which was raised by Cannelton citizens and given to the county.

Tell City Historical Society Museum

548 9th Street, Tell City, IN

The Tell City Historical Society Museum is located near downtown Tell City, in the former Tell City Public Library building. The building is comprised of a Carnegie Library built in 1916 with an addition built in 1966. In addition to over 3700 sq. ft. of display area, the museum includes a genealogy research library, and meeting/audio visual room.

Huffman’s Mill Covered Bridge

Adyeville Huffman Rd, Troy, IN 47588

The present bridge was built in 1864 under the supervision of William Washer of Troy. There have been several extensive repairs made in recent years. Now there is a drive to have it listed in the National Historic Register.

Lafayette Springs

6040 IN-66, Cannelton, Indiana

Where Revolutionary War General Marquis de Lafayette found safety after his steamboat sank in 1825.

Bob Cummings Lincoln Trail Bridge

IN-237, Cannelton, IN 47520

This bridge crosses over the Ohio River from Cannelton into Hawesville, KY.

Christ of the Ohio

705 Market Street, Troy, IN

Overlook the Ohio River from a hill in Troy.

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