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Oliver P. Morton Home in Centerville - Indiana's Civil War Governor
on the southwest side of Centerville along National Road 40
was home to Indiana's Civil War Governor, Oliver P. Morton.
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.
Learn more about Oliver P. Morton at:
Indiana Historical Bureau
Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress