In 1876 Jordan bought a small butter and egg company and soon added other poultry products. He expanded his market by packing perishable goods in ice, and then introduced mechanical refrigeration to open the eastern market to Midwestern poultry...
The town of Hope, founded by a young Moravian minister named Martin Hauser in 1830, lies in the northeastern part of the county. Originally called Goshen, the name was changed in 1834 after an earlier Moravian town in North Carolina.
The Newton County Courthouse, a Neoclassical-style buff brick and limestone structure, was completed in 1906 at a cost of $30,525. Joseph T. Hutton of Hammond, Indiana, was the architect, and Eric Lund the contractor. It replaced the first...
Newton County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities
Quakers settled in the area of West Newton as early as 1819, but the town was not platted until 1851. It was first called Easton and then Newton, before it was renamed West Newton by the postmaster to distinguish it from another town in Indiana.
Marion County (Ind.); High school buildings; High schools; Schools; Playgrounds
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