Postcard features eight individual images of various scenes and buildings throughout Patricksburg, Indiana. The images include: West and East Main Street, the Monon Station, the Lutheran Church and parsonage, a group portrait of members of a...
Streets; Railroad stations; Churches; Religious dwellings; Bands; Musical instruments; Schools
When Dr. McAlister and Patrick Sullivan settled the area, one named the town and the other the post office. McAlister chose Lancaster for the town and Sullivan named the post office Patricksburg. Eventually, the area became known as Patricksburg.
View of the county courthouse in Spencer, Indiana. The limestone building is three-stories tall and has a dome centered on the roof with clocks on each side. Teams of horses are visible on the grounds next to the building.
The Owen County courthouse was dedicated in 1911. The Classic Revival limestone structure was designed by Jesse Townsend Johnson, who is said to have later helped redesign Arlington National Cemetery to include the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Owen County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities
View of a portion of the public square in Spencer, Indiana. The storefronts in this block are varied. Businesses on the square include a bank, a bakery, a shoe store, and a furniture store, along with dry goods stores. One person can be seen...