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Morgantown Historic District (Morgantown, Indiana)

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NRHP Reference #  06000519
Added to NRHP  21 June 2006
Area  4 ha
Morgantown Historic District (Morgantown, Indiana)
Location  Approx. 4.5 blks centered on Washington St., bet. Marion St. and E of Church St., Morgantown, Indiana
Architect  Mesker, George L. & Co.; Stockton, Thomas
Architectural style  Greek Revival, Italianate, et al.

Morgantown Historic District is a national historic district located at Morgantown, Morgan County, Indiana. The district encompasses 34 contributing buildings in the central business district and surrounding residential sections of Morgantown. It developed between about 1840 and 1956, and includes notable examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, Late Gothic Revival, Queen Anne, and Bungalow/American Craftsman style architecture. Notable buildings include the Farmer's Cooperative Store / Blanche Crawford Building, First National Bank (1905), Obenshain Hotel (1860), Morgantown Town Hall (1900), Griffitt-Murphy House and Livery Bank (1895), Parkhurst House (1865), Redman's Lodge (1908), Wisby Hotel (1918), Telephone Exchange (1906), and Morgantown Methodist Episcopal Church complex (1923).

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.


Morgantown Historic District (Morgantown, Indiana) Wikipedia

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