Landmark & Places Photos


Lewisville Store, Ashland Township, Morgan County

This store was a landmark for anyone traveling through the area.

Place Taken: Ashland Township, Morgan Co., Indiana

Submitted by Debbie Jennings

Rattsville Store, Ashland Township, Morgan County

The Ratts families were ancestors of mine on my paternal side.

Place Taken: Ashland Township, Morgan Co., Indiana

Submitted by Debbie Jennings

Mount Olive/Fairview Church, Green Township, Morgan County

This church sits across the road from the cemetery of the same name

Place Taken: Green Township, Morgan Co., Indiana

Submitted by Mary Shannon

Morgan County Courthouse

Morgan County Courthouse was designed by Isaac Hodgson and built between 1857-1859 by Perry Magnus Blankenship, the Italiante Morgan County Courthouse anchors Martinsville's comercial district. Made of locally produced red brick, sandstone quarried from the banks of Indian Creek, and tulip poplar from Baker Township, the dignified building cost $30,000 when it was contructed.

Place Taken: Martinsville, Washington Township, Morgan Co., Indiana

Submitted by Debbie Jennings

Morgan County Poorhouse

Description: Bankruptcy was not uncommon during the nineteenth-century, when people sacrificed every penny they had for a piece of land to farm or to put themselves up in business. In 1870, the Morgan County poor farm with its 50-imate "Asylum" was completed at the cost of $38,682,08 providing the down and out an honest home.

Place Taken: Washington Township, Morgan Co., Indiana

Submitted by Debbie Jennings

Samaria Church

Place Taken: Ashland Township, Morgan Co., Indiana

Date Taken: 2003

Submitted by Dian Trace

Flood in Waverly

The house where Mamie Detemore Trusty was born

Posted By: Roberta Biggerstaff

Waverly Filling Station

Filling Station at Waverly, Indiana which was operated by the Trusty's.

Place Taken: Morgan County IN

Posted By: Roberta Biggerstaff

Ferryboat

Ferry boat at Waverly, Indiana on White River. Pictured: Allen Trusty operating the ferry and Eliza Sheffer with horse and buggy waiting to cross to the river.

Place Taken: Morgan County IN

Posted By: Roberta Biggerstaff

Waverly Store

Pictured: Fred Park, George Champlin, Neal Adams, Calvin Thacker, Harry (Wig) Sedam, Earnest Shuffelbarger, Rosa Bell Champlin, William Musser, Emzie Trusty. Back row on the porch: Joe Lindon, James Newton Detemore (father of Effie Detemore Trusty), James Horten, Walter Armstrong. Front row: Wash Trusty, Ike Sutton, Allen Trusty. Jap Jones, Lon Kays and Alford Horton can be seen looking from the window.

Place Taken: Morgan County IN

Date Taken: 1909 or 1910

Posted By: Roberta Biggerstaff