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Main Street, Looking West, Crawfordsville, Ind.
Montgomery County (Ind.); Business districts; Street railroads; Parades & processions
A small, unidentified parade or procession, probably ca. 1910-12, is depicted along Crawfordsville's Main Street, with structures including a theater and interurban station in the foreground.
Public Library, Williamsport, Indiana
Warren County (Ind.); Libraries; Carnegie libraries
Businessman and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, donated money to build over 2,500 Carnegie libraries in the U.S. and around the world, including the one dedicated in 1917 on Fall Street in Williamsport....
County Court House, Richmond, Indiana
Wayne County (Ind.); Courthouses; Towers
In 1893, this Wayne County Courthouse, replaced an 1870s structure, becoming the state's largest courthouse built in Romanesque style. Construction required 600 railcar loads of Indiana limestone and 3...
Shafer Lake, Buffalo, Indiana (now part of Monticello, Indiana)
White County (Ind.); Lakes & ponds; Shafer, Lake (Ind.); Vacation houses; Recreation areas; Rowboats; Bodies of water; Resorts
Lake Shafer located on the north side of Monticello came into existence in 1923 when the Insull (hydroelectric) Company constructed the Norway Dam on the Tippecanoe River. The area developed into a popular...
Main Business Street, Carlisle, Indiana
Sullivan County (Ind.); Cities & towns; Business districts; Storefronts; Automobiles; Sidewalks; Utility poles
Carlisle, the first settlement in Sullivan County, was settled by James Ledgerwood in 1803. It was platted in 1815 and named either for Carlisle, Pennsylvania, former home of some of its settlers, or for...
Hotel and Depot, Churubusco, Indiana
Whitley County (Ind.); Hotels; Railroad stations; Railroad crossings; Railroad tracks; Utility poles
Churubusco holds an annual festival called Turtle Days that commemorates the Beast of Busco, a giant snapping turtle that, according to legend, terrorized the town in 1949. Tourists swarmed the town during...
Street Scene, Pennville, Indiana
Jay County (Ind.); Business districts; Storefronts; Carriages & coaches; Awnings; Dirt roads; Sidewalks; Trees
Laid out as New Lisbon in 1836, the town's name changed to Camden in 1837. Later it was changed to Penn for the township, named after William Penn in honor of local Quaker settlers. Due to confusion with...
Hunter Block, Brownsburg, Indiana
Hendricks County (Ind.); Business districts; Storefronts; Hotels; Carriages & coaches
This 1915 photo shows a corner building in Brownsburg, Indiana, containing a barbershop, grocery store, meat market, and hotel. White Lick Creek, on the western side of Brownsburg, provided water and a...
Business District Street Scene, Montpelier, Indiana
Blackford County (Ind.); Business districts; Streets; Business districts; Street railroad tracks; Utility poles; Storefronts; Awnings; Carts & wagons; Pedestrians; Automobiles
In 1837 Abel Baldwin platted Montpelier to resemble his hometown of Montpelier, Vermont. Incorporated in 1870, the town experienced huge growth during the oil and gas boom of the 1890s. In 1895, this “Oil...
Washington Street Bridge Over Iriquois [Iroquois] River, Rensselaer, Indiana
Jasper County (Ind.); Rivers; Bridges; Iroquois River (Ind. and Ill.)
The Iroquois River flows through the town of Rensselaer on its way to the Mississippi River. This iron bridge on Washington Street spanned the Iroquois River until 1941.
Largest Roller Mills in Indiana, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Dearborn County (Ind.); Mills; Mills and Mill-work
Lawrenceburg was a favorable location for agricultural processing. The Lawrenceburg Roller Mills Company is one of the grain processing operations in Dearborn County and was probably in operation at least...
Ohio River Boat Landing, Aurora, Indiana
Dearborn County (Ind.); Steamboats; Rivers; Ohio River; Boat & ship industry
Steamboats on the Ohio River were regular sights for many years. Here the steamboat Louisville is docked at Aurora, Indiana.
Dearborn County Court House, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Dearborn County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities
The Dearborn County Courthouse was built in 1873 in the county seat of Lawrenceburg. It was considered one of the finest courthouses in the state and still stands today.
Lake County Court House, Crown Point, Indiana
Lake County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities; Cupolas; Clock towers
The old Lake County Court House was built in 1879 and sat in the center of Crown Point’s square. A new court complex replaced it in 1971. Many famous people went to Crown Point to get married, and Public...
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