This reservoir was located east of town. There were at least three such reservoirs around Madison. Plans for one of the early reservoirs were approved by the city council in 1846 under the guidance and ownership of Thomas Godman. It was to be...
Huntington county (Ind.)--Biography; Huntington county (Ind.)--History
History of Huntington county, Indiana; a narrative account of its historical progress, its people, and its principal interests.
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The first water system for Madison was built between 1814 and 1817. While it did not serve everyone in the city it must have been a monumental achievement for such an early age. The first water ducts were hollowed out logs fitted into each other...