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    • 1. Historic Homes Slide Show

    • Architecture; Octagonal Buildings
    • Originally titled: Our Architectural Heritage in 1976, the name was changed to Historic Homes by 1982. Seventy eight Jeffersonville and Clarksville buildings are highlighted in this program. They include businesses with living quarters on upper...
    • 122. William Henry Harrison

    • Presidents
    • This slide shows William Henry Harrison. He is shown in his younger years, perhaps in his 30's, He is wearing a high colored shirt and jacket, with a tie indicative of the early 1800's. The jacket has a good amount of braid and epaulets and is...
    • 126. Jonathan Jennings

    • Governors
    • The first state governor of Indiana is shown in this slide. He is a young man in this portrait. Attired in the time period of the early 1800's, he wears a with cravat/tie under a dark coat. The text under the picture says that it was photographed...
    • 134. Jeffersonville Canal

    • Maps; Canals
    • This 1835 map of the Falls Cities area in its early year is used to show the entry and exit points of a canal that had been built to ease transportation around the falls. The canal ran across Jeffersonville. It fell into disuse and was filled in.
    • 156. Falls Cities Map, 1855

    • Maps; Roads; Railroads
    • The image shows how the Falls cities area has grown since the early 1800's. There are many more houses, businesses, and laid out tracts of land than in previous maps. The large overlaid arrow points out the location of the Old Plank Road, the first...
    • 19. Carworks

    • Architecture; Industry; Railroads
    • The American Car Company was a major employer in Clark County from the mid 1800's through the early decades of the 1900's. The business built the cars for trolley's and railroad stock. Beside the sheds, there were a number of buildings that...
    • 20. 600 West Market Street

    • Post Offices; Antique stores
    • In the late 1800's this building was the site of Mrs. Rosa Schmidt's grocery store and home in the upstairs portion of the building. There was a small building behind the store and home that may have been the original site of the post office. Rosa...
    • 318. Jeffersonville City Police, 1899

    • Police; Law Enforcement
    • Seven men are depicted in this image of the members of the Jeffersonville (Clark County, Indiana) Police department in 1899. The four men in the back row all wear helmets similar to that of British bobbies. A shield device is attached at the front....
    • 70. 347 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets; Floods; Candy
    • The home of Schimpff's Candy Store in 2015. in later half of the 1800's, this housed the Schimpff's Stationary Store. The store evolved over time to carry more than office and stationary, to include school textbooks, blank books and the candy...
    • 702. Frozen Ohio River

    • Ice; Rivers
    • A scene of the Ohio River frozen in the late 1800's. A wooden shelter or sled has been built and is on the ice. Men are grouped around the structure. An American flag is flying on the right side of the image. There are structures in the...
    • 713. Ruins of Cartwright's Mill

    • Mills; Water Mills
    • At the edge of the Ohio River near the falls was the location of Cartwright's Mill in the early and mid 1800's. The Mill structure of brick and wood and the adjacent buildings all stand, hollowed out shells. Only part of the roof remains on one...
    • 77. 519 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • This building opened in the late 1800's in a truncated from from how it appears now. It's first purpose was as Sally B. (Mrs. S. J. B.) Murphy's Millinery store. The building was added to sometime after 1905, and the new addition became Heuser...

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