Hometown Pride http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/ Hometown Pride The Hackleman Cabin The boyhood cabin of Pleasant Hackleman, which originally was in Franklin County, is a tribute to the only Indiana Civil War general killed in battle. http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490416 147490416 Dr. Benjamin Rush For whom our town and county was named. http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490417 147490417 Carmelita Geraghty Movie Star http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490418 147490418 Col. Joe Cotton Great aviator from Manilla Indiana http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490419 147490419 Knowles Shaw Wrote the song "Bringing in the Sheaves" http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490420 147490420 Louis the Greek Local iconic candy maker. http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490421 147490421 William B. Laughlin The father of Rushville http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490422 147490422 Frazier Thomas Entertainer http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490423 147490423 Tony Stewart aka "The Rushville Rocket" http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490424 147490424 Pleasant A. Hackleman http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490425 147490425 Governor Samuel Bigger Lived in Rushville and had a private practice prior to becoming Governor. http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490426 147490426 Wendell Willkie Married local girl Edith Wilk and ran his 1940 campaign for President out of the Durbin Hotel. http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490427 147490427 James Watson Served a variety of offices, highest being Senate Majority Leader. http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490428 147490428 Joe Hogsett Indiana Secretary of State http://www.rushcounty.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=147490429 147490429