Anderson, Ind. looking southeast from the Madison County courthouse. Photograph looks over the east side of the downtown and to the factory area along Columbus Avenue in the east. The spire barely visible in the background is probably Nicholson...
Anderson's Methodist Church, now known as First United Methodist Church, was organized in 1827. This building, located in the 1200 block of Jackson Street, was completed in 1901 and destroyed by fire December 23, 1960.
Anderson's Grand Opera house, east of the Grand Hotel, was dedicated in 1895. The Grand became the Granada Theater, hosting vaudeville acts, during the Depression and finally the Starland movie theater. The building was razed in the early 1950s.
Anderson's Meridian Street, seen looking north from 12th Street. The movie marquee opposite the Union Building belongs to the Stardust (later the Times) Theater. The interurban tracks are clearly visible down Meridian.