Cory, Indiana
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About Cory, IN

Cory is an unincorporated community in Perry Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cory hosts the annual Cory Apple Festival.[3]

History

Cory was platted in 1872.[4] It was named for Simeon Cory, an area businessman.[5] At one time there were 3 taverns in Cory.

Geography

Cory is located at 39°22?56?N 87°12?21?W / 39.38222°N 87.20583°W / 39.38222; -87.20583.

Notable People from Cory

Pamela J. Farris, Ph.D., Author and Distinguished Teaching Professor

John Rector, baseball pitcher and basketball player, was a minor league player for Baltimore Orioles

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Cory, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "History". Cory Apple Festival. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ Blanchard, Charles (1884). Counties of Clay and Owen, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. p. 283.
  5. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 103. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for Simeon Cory, pioneer hardware merchant...



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