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John Paul
Park

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500 W. 3rd Street
Madison IN 47250

Mon-Sat10-5pm
Sun12-5pm

FREE open public access. A beautiful day includes natural greens, yellows and earthy colors down low. Filled with fresh air, blue skies, sometimes a soft gentile breeze and white puffy clouds up high.

Make it a great day. Bring beautiful smiles, giggles and laughter.

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Wide open spacesWelcome,<br> to the great outdoors!The circular central stone fountain is comprised of 13 groups of stones. Native trees were donated by the governors of the 13 original colonies. The 13 trees were planted in a circle, reflecting the circle of stars on the first flag of the colonies.

Wide open spaces

Welcome,
to the great outdoors!

The circular central stone fountain is comprised of 13 groups of stones. Native trees were donated by the governors of the 13 original colonies. The 13 trees were planted in a circle, reflecting the circle of stars on the first flag of the colonies.

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Benches & GazebosThere are places to sit, some partially covered from the elements.

Benches & Gazebos

There are places to sit, some partially covered from the elements.

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Erected in 1928To the memory of the veterans of all wars of the United States, by the John Paul Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Erected in 1928

To the memory of the veterans of all wars of the United States, by the John Paul Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

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Crooked CreekMadison was established on a shelf of high ground between Crooked Creek and the Ohio River, which unite about 4 miles downstream. Before statehood in 1816, Deleware Indians lived on the flat plains around the Madison area. Revolutionary war veteran, John Paul donated this land and was buried here. His remains along with at least 64 others remain. Headstones dated 1819~1839 were moved to Springdale Cemetery. Park design & development took almost 25 years. This land, cemetary and park go back to the early to mid 1800’s.

Crooked Creek

Madison was established on a shelf of high ground between Crooked Creek and the Ohio River, which unite about 4 miles downstream. Before statehood in 1816, Deleware Indians lived on the flat plains around the Madison area. Revolutionary war veteran, John Paul donated this land and was buried here. His remains along with at least 64 others remain. Headstones dated 1819~1839 were moved to Springdale Cemetery. Park design & development took almost 25 years. This land, cemetary and park go back to the early to mid 1800’s.

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The<br>Flatland Baseball Field and Softball Diamond. During the Men’s Softball Association sessions, food and drink concessions and restrooms may be available. Baseball/softball teams having been playing on this field since 1908.

The
Flatland Baseball Field

and Softball Diamond. During the Men’s Softball Association sessions, food and drink concessions and restrooms may be available. Baseball/softball teams having been playing on this field since 1908.

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Sometimes people think Madison Historic District, also known as Historic Madison, is located in Milton Kentucky, but we are actually located just 1 mile north in Downtown Madison Indiana, across the Harrison Bridge on the north side of the Ohio River.

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