Town of Patriot

The town of Patriot is the only incorporated town in the United States with that patriotic name.  It was established in 1820 and incorporated in 1848.  They hold a 9/11 remembrance each year, as well as a July 4th parade and celebration.  Standing in the Patriot Memorial Park is a 300 pound piece of steel from the top beam of one of the Twin Towers.   Elwood Mead, who was head of the US Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 to 1936, and oversaw construction of the Hoover Dam, is from Patriot.

 

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Switzerland County Tourism
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812-427-3237

Address:
Patriot, Indiana, United States

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