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Indiana Historical Bureau

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The Hillsdale Steps

Location: Lincoln & Second Streets, Hillsdale. (Vermillion County, Indiana)

Erected 1997 Indiana Historical Bureau & Friends and Residents of Hillsdale

ID# : 83.1997.1


Hillsdale platted 1872. Railroads were instrumental in town's development. Businesses located near depot at base of hill; residential areas were built on side and top of hill. Concrete steps were constructed 1903 by John H. Self to facilitate access to town areas. These "stone" steps provide a scenic connection with the community's past.


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