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    • 241. Howard Home and Orphanage

    • Architecture; Orphanages; Education
    • Prime examples of Victorian buildings in Jeffersonville are these two residences. The Howard Home now serves as the Howard Steamboat Museum. It is a three story with basement home that includes two rounded towers at the front and is made of red...
    • 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...
    • 30. Duffy Home

    • Architecture
    • This home was built by Captain Duffy, a steamboat captain, in the heydey of Steamboat / Packetboat river traffic. It's entrances and windows are finely decorated with ironwork, carvings, and arches.
    • 31. 217 East High Street

    • Architecture; Inventors; Steamboats
    • This home, in what was once Port Fulton, but now a part of Jeffersonville, was built by Daniel French and his family around 1832 It is one of the few early Jeffersonville buildings to survive the flood of 1838. Daniel French invented a superior...
    • 414. Howard Mansion, 1913

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Education
    • The Howard family home in Port Fulton, Indiana (now Jeffersonville) is shown during the 1913 flood. At this time it was occupied by Edmonds J. Howard and his family. The Shipyards across the street are completely flooded and it appears that the...
    • 527. c1924 advertisement

    • Amusement parks; Advertisements; Steamboats
    • Newspaper advertisement, c 1924, advertising the newly opened Rose Island Resort, as a place to spend Decoration Day. The advertisement incorporates a drawing of the steamboat, America, used as a ferry from Louisville to the resort and states that...
    • 555. Rose Island steamboat landing

    • Amusement parks; Steamboats; Recreation
    • This 1930 era photograph shows a large group of tired patrons waiting in front of and beneath the Rose Island boat landing sign that declares boldly that this is 'Rose Island". The all-white crowd is a mix of young to old, and men, women, and...
    • "City of Jeffersonville"

    • "City of Jeffersonville"; Steamboats; Riverboats; Rivers; Ohio River; Ferryboat
    • The "City of Jeffersonville" was built at the Howard Steamboat Works in 1891 and was no longer working by 1914. In this picture she is docked on the Madison Levee.
    • "Princess" in the Ice

    • Steamboats; Ohio River; Ice; Winter; Steamboat accidents
    • This scene is the Ohio River during the terrible winter of 1917-1918. You can see the "Princess" locked in the ice. That winter was exceptionally cold and the river and its tributaries froze "stem to stern". It caused much destruction along the...
    • America (steamboat)

    • Steamboats;
    • The "America" was built at Jeffersonville as a packet boat. Her hull and machinery came from the "Indiana" which had burned at Cincinnati on May 1, 1916. She was later remodeled to a full-fledged excursion boat operating mostly out of...
    • America (steamboat)

    • Steamboats;
    • The excursion boat, "America" is docked at Madison loading up for a day at Rose Island (formerly Fern Grove). The occasion is the American Boy excursion of 1927 in which about 1,500 people participated. The boat was scheduled to return at 7:30 p.m....
    • America (steamboat)

    • Steamboats;
    • The "America" was built in Jeffersonville from the hull and machinery of the old "Indiana" in 1917. She ran as a packet for several years and then was converted to an excursion boat. She burned at Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1930. The "America" is...
    • Speedometer 1924 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...

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