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Washington Street -- 1825: View Looking West from Pennsylvania Street

By Indianapolis : J.R. Robinson


James Linton built the first two-story house in Indianapolis in 1822 on West Washington Street. The first Sunday school was organized in the cabinet shop of Caleb Scudder in 1823 with 70 pupils from the village of about 500 people. By 1883 there were 14 rail lines running through the city and the population was about 95,000.Marion County Journe

Topics: Marion County (Ind.); Pioneers; Dirt roads; Log cabins; Frontier & Pioneer Life
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1880
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