The Baptist Church of Wolcottville was organized in 1837 with nine members, at first it was a mission station with worship held in a blacksmith shop. This church was completed in 1878 and the old one was moved across the street to become the...
September 9, 1909
LaGrange County (Ind.); Baptist churches; Churches; Wooden buildings
College Hill was named for the Wolcottville Seminary located there by George Wolcott in 1851. Subjects included ancient and modern languages, music and painting. The free-school system caused it to close and the Wolcottville School was built in...
LaGrange County (Ind.); Schools; Educational facilities
Wolcottville was platted in 1853. Some believe it was originally named Wolcott's Mills for George Wolcott who arrived in 1837 and built a carding mill, gristmill, sawmill and distillery. He also founded the Wolcottville Seminary in 1851 at College...
LaGrange County (Ind.); Business districts; Storefronts; Dirt roads; Utility poles; Sidewalks; Signs (Notices); Awnings; Pedestrians
View of the Parks Building in Topeka, Indiana. The three-story building has a porch around it. There is a sign for the Topeka Meat Market on the ground level and a man wearing an apron stands next to it. An automobile is parked at the corner of...
Platted as Haywood in 1899, the name changed to Stroh in 1900 for Emil Stroh who controlled the local cement industry. The four-story consolidated township school building was built in 1902 containing 11 grades through 1929 and 8 grades through...
August 25, 1908
LaGrange County (Ind.); High school buildings; High schools; Students; School children; Schools
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