Vawter Memorial

Vawter Memorial

John Terrell Vawter (born January 15, 1830) was a businessman-banker from Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana. He donated the Civil War memorial monument, known as the Vawter Memorial, which features a sculpture by Rudolph Schwarz. The monument is located on the north lawn of the Johnson County Courthouse square in Franklin, Indiana.

The memorial features a sculpture of a standing male Union soldier, high atop a pedestal. He holds a rifle in his proper right hand and his proper left hand is

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Medium type: Bronze; Limestone

Date created: 1905

Associated artists

Rudolf Schwartz
Rudolf Schwartz
Rudolf Schwarz
Rudolf Schwarz


5 E Jefferson St, Franklin, IN, 46131

Additional Info


  • Photo courtesy of Ken Norris


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