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Home of William Henry Harrison, Vincennes, Indiana
Houses; Porches; Shutters; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841--Homes & haunts
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...
Henry County Court House, Newcastle, Indiana
Courthouses; Towers; Government facilities; Automobiles
View of the Henry County Courthouse in Newcastle, Indiana. The two story brick building has ornate brick work along the roof. A tower-like structure tops the entrance to the building. Several cars are...
Broad Street, East of Main Street, New Castle, Indiana
Henry County (Ind.); New Castle (Ind.); Business districts; Storefronts; Utility poles; Street lights; Awnings; Street railroad tracks
New Castle, known as "The Rose City" in the early 1900s, was the major grower of the American Beauty Rose. Damage from the 1917 tornado, competition, and export decline during WWI combined to destroy the...
Knightstown Children's Home, Knightstown, Indiana
Henry County (Ind.); Children--Institutional care; Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home; Orphanages
In 1865 the Soldiers’ and Seamen’s Home was established in Knightstown for Civil War veterans. In 1867 it became the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphanage, which was renamed the Indiana Soldiers’...
Maxwell-Briscoe & Company, "Where the Best Automobiles are Manufactured," New Castle, Indiana
Henry County (Ind.); Maxwell-Briscoe Motor Company; Automobile industry; Factories
The Maxwell-Briscoe Motor Company factory was built in New Castle in 1907. The site had nearly 60 acres of buildings, testing roads, and railroad facilities. In 1925 the plant was acquired by Chrysler...
Main Street Looking West, New Haven, Indiana
Allen County (Ind.); Business districts; Streets; Transportation
An earlier settlement was called Gundys Deadening after a settler named Gundy deadened timber before clearing land. Henry Burgess platted the city in 1839 and in 1842 named it after New Haven, Connecticut....
Sanitarium, Spiceland, Indiana
Sanatoriums; Health care facilities; Swings; Porches
View of a sanitarium and its grounds in Spiceland, Indiana. The wooden building has a porch across the front. A swing is set out on the lawn. Adults are standing along the sidewalk leading up to the building. ...
Fifth Street, Middletown, Indiana
Business districts; Streets
View along a section of Fifth Street in the business district of Middletown, Indiana. One of the buildings has I.O.R.M. written above the second story windows.
Mt. Summit, Indiana
View of the Mt. Summit Bank. The building is dated 1910. A lone gentleman stands next to the entrance.
Tornado Damage to School, New Castle, Indiana
Tornadoes; Storms; Schools
View of a damaged school building in New Castle, Indiana. A corner room on the second floor was destroyed in the storm. The roof has extensive damage. The windows have all been blown out.
Business Section, Lewisville, Indiana
Business districts; Signs (Notices); Traffic signs & signals; Automobiles
Automobiles are parked along the curb of this street in Lewisville, Indiana. Directional information is posted on the utility pole at the corner. The curb is painted to show the way to New Castle.
Main St. Looking West, Spiceland, Indiana 1909
Business districts; Hay; Carts & wagons; Streets; Railroad tracks; Carriages & coaches; Butcher shops
View of Main Street in Spiceland, Indiana. A loaded hay wagon is in front of the meat market. Other horses and carriages are on the dirt road. Railroad tracks run down the middle of the road.
Bird's-eye View of Plymouth, Indiana, Looking Southwest
Aerial views; Yards; Neighborhoods; Houses; Bird's-eye views
Aerial view of the town of Plymouth in Indiana. Homes and yards are shown. The town stretches off towards the hills in the distance.
Lander Cloak House, New Castle, Indiana
Stores & shops; Clothing & dress; Clothing industry; Interiors; Umbrellas
Split view of the Lander Cloak House in New Castle, Indiana. The top image shows the interior of the store. Open umbrellas are displayed on top of cabinets holding racks of coats. Some clothing is also...
High School, New Castle, Indiana
Schools; Towers; Architectural elements
View of a large high school in New Castle, Indiana. The four story rectangular building has several interesting architectural features including tower-like structures at each corner.
Bundy Hotel & Race St. looking West, New Castle, Indiana
Hotels; Balconies; Business districts; Automobiles; Horses; Carriages & coaches; Stores & shops
View of the Bundy Hotel located on Race Street in New Castle, Indiana. A car along with a horse and carriage are waiting at the curb in front of the three story hotel. There is a small balcony on the second...
Interurban Station, New Castle, Indiana
Railroad stations; Railroad porters; Railroad passenger cars; Electric railroads; Railroad tracks
View of the interurban station in New Castle, Indiana. The station is a one story red brick building. An interurban car is on the tracks alongside the station. Several employees are waiting outside next...
Spink's Mill in Washington, Indiana
Daviess County (Ind.); Mills; Mills and Mill-work; Farmers; Carts & wagons
This flour mill was built in 1857 by J.C. Spink, one of the first city councilmen of Washington. He operated it with his partner until he gave up his share in 1875 after flood losses. It was destroyed...
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.
Spencer County, Indiana Courthouse and Library, Rockport, Indiana
Spencer County (Ind.); Courthouses; Libraries; Government facilities
Rockport became the seat of Spencer County in 1818. The current courthouse was built in 1921 and is the county’s fifth. In October 1844, Abraham Lincoln delivered a speech in the third courthouse on...
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