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Indiana Historical Bureau

IHB > Historical Markers > Press Releases and Marker Dedications > October 8, 2005 - Farmland Downtown Historic District > Farmland Downtown Historic District Farmland Downtown Historic District

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

On the corner of Henry Street and Main Street, west side, the Farmland Opera House. Romanesque Revival, constructed c. 1885.

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

Goodrich Brothers Grain Elevator, constructed 1919.

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

Commercial Building on South Main Street, constructed c. 1890.

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

Clayton Block, Romanesque Revival style.

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

On the corner of Main Street and Henry Street, east side, Commercial Building, constructed c. 1875.

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

Wood Building (left) and Clayton Building (right), Romanesque Revial style, constructed 1898.

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

The Oddfellows' Lodge, Romanesque Revival style, constructed 1898.

FARMLAND DOWNTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

An 1897 fire destroyed much of Farmland's business district;six major buildings were rebuilt within two years.

*Dates of construction and architectural details were taken from Randolph County Interim Report, Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana (1998).