Artistic rendition of the meeting between Tecumseh and Governor Harrison in Vincennes, Indiana. The Americans accompanying Harrison are wearing military uniforms. Several Indians with feathers in their hair are shown behind Tecumseh.
Indians of North America; Military leadership; Military uniforms; Treaties
This courthouse was completed in 1928 after the previous courthouse, built in 1882, was razed. Harrison County shared space with the Indiana state government when Corydon was the capital; part of that building is visible in the foreground on the...
Harrison County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities
View of the home of William Henry Harrison in Vincennes, Indiana. William Henry Harrison was the 9th President of the United States. The two story house has two small porches and shutters on most of the windows.
Houses; Porches; Shutters; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841--Homes & haunts
Cromwell was laid out in 1853 by Harrison Wood who named it for Englishman Oliver Cromwell. In 1911 the town still had a dirt Main Street, Cromwell did not see its first paved street until 1925. It is the smallest incorporated town in the county.
Noble County (Ind.); Cities & towns; Business districts; Stores & shops; Storefronts; Awnings; Dirt roads
Mauckport was founded in 1827 as New Market and renamed after Frederick Mauck, an early settler of the area. The Ohio River has played a major role in Mauckport history: John Hunt Morgan crossed over the river east of the town during his raid and...
Harrison County (Ind.); Rivers; Streets; Dirt roads; River life
The National Car Coupler Company moved to Attica in 1906. The company changed its name to Harrison Steel Casting Company in 1927. Today, the business, still run by the Harrison family, continues to be one of the largest employers in the county.