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    • 22. 303 West Market Street

    • Architecture
    • 303 West Market Street was built around 1870. It was the home of one of the most prominent members of the Jeffersonville German community, Herman Preefer. Herr Preefer was a charter member of St. Lucas /St. Luke's church, helped establish the...
    • 25. 413 East Market Street

    • Architecture
    • The 1982 photograph shows this two story home as having the front half sided in bricks and the back in wood. There is a side room addition at the rear of the right side of the home. A front porch supported by four columns may have been a later...
    • 14. 304 West Riverside Drive

    • Architecture; Floods
    • The home at 304 West Riverside was known as the Read-Ransom House as it was built for Sarah Read (Mrs. Huett) Ransom. She had no descendents and by 1983, the house had been turned into an apartment building. Living at the house in 1984 were Laura...
    • 66. 249 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets; Architectural elements
    • According the Clark County Historian, Jeanne Burke, this building served as John Schultze's Tailor store in the 1890's. The building is representative of the Italiante style of architecture and was a product of the 1860 to 1870 building boom in...
    • 2. 417 East Riverside Drive

    • Architecture
    • The home is one of the earlier ones in Jeffersonville, built after the 1832 flood. In the front there are two stories with a single story to the rear. The house sits up a level from the street, separated by a low stone retaining wall and four...
    • 53. 141 Pearl Street

    • Architecture; Education
    • 141 Pearl Street was built by Mrs. Nora Lyon Wathen Adams about 1890. Her nephew Victor Lyon bought the house around 1904 In 1983, C. S. Speechly, Jr. owned and lived in the property.
    • 76. 426 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • In 1905 this was the site of J. C. Rescher's Racket Store. The building had been built between 1880 and 1890 in the Italianate style. A Nature's Pantry Natural Food Store was on the site in 1983.
    • 28. Howard Steamboat Museum

    • Architecture; Steamboats
    • The Howard Steamboat Museum building has elements of Victorian, Gothic, and Queen Anne homes. On the grounds of the museum are is a paddlewheel from a steamboat and an outbuilding. The interior is wood-paneled with a wide, carved staircase behind...
    • 74. 414 and 416 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • These two buildings have been on Spring Street since the 1880's. 414 was originally the saloon of Andrew Kilgus. 414 is the building on the right. 416, the building on the left, was the drugstore of J. A. Graham. In 1983, the two buildings had...
    • 11. 211 East Riverside Drive

    • Architecture
    • 211 East Riverside was built before 1830 as a duplex in the Federal style. While the house looks the same on both sides of the front, the bricks are slightly different colors to distinguish the two homes. Both entrances are right of center. The...
    • 54. 129 Pearl Street

    • Architecture; Education
    • This home was built about 1850. A family named Matthews lived in the house in its earliest years. It is reputed to have been part of the Underground Railroad. When the home was remodeled in the late twentieth century a 1853 newspaper was found in...
    • 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...
    • 34. 1024 East Chestnut Street

    • Architecture
    • Daniel Dietrich built this home on East Chestnut about 1860. It is a two story, with attic area. While described as Italianate, it has many of the features of a decorated Federal style home. The arched windows with the hoods are a welcoming...

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