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P. Morton Home in Centerville - Indiana's Civil War Governor
This home on the southwest side of Centerville along National Road 40
was home to Indiana's Civil War Governor, Oliver P. Morton.
This historical marker sign denotes the residence. It says:
Residence of Oliver P. Morton,
Governor of Indiana during
the crucial years of the
American Civil War, 1861-1865.
U.S. Senator 1867-1877.
Morton was the first native-
born governor of Indiana.
about Oliver P. Morton at:
Indiana Historical Bureau
Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
A unique record of the civil war exists in the telegraph records of Governor Oliver P.Morton
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