Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Indiana State Archives Adds Online Index of Public Land Records

The Indiana State Archives has added an online index of public land records from the Crawfordsville district spanning 1820-1853. The index contains 38,000 entries and comprises land purchased from the federal government in present-day Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Fountain, Hendricks, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Warren and White counties.

The index can be searched at The Indiana State Archives press release has more information on the index and how it can be used in conjunction with the Bureau of Land Management's database of land patents.

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