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Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Highland Park

 
 
Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
1. Highland Park Marker
Inscription. Neighborhood in late-Victorian "landscape garden suburb" style, designed by Cincinnati firm, Earnshaw and Punshon. Platted 1891, 1893. Houses are of a wide variety of architectural styles. Important for this suburban development was 1892 spur on existing 1888 electric streetcar system. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1996.
 
Erected 1997 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Highland Park Neighborhood Association. (Marker Number 79.1997.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 24.304′ N, 86° 53.441′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Owen Street and Highland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Owen Street. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Highland School, now the Highland Park Place apartments. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 Owen Street, Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Tippecanoe - - - 1861 - 1865 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Highland Park (approx. 0.2 miles away);
The Highland School, 1923 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
2. The Highland School, 1923
The school was converted into the
Highland Park Place apartments in 2003
Highland Park Neighborhood (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ninth Street Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ellsworth Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Red Crown Mini-Museum (approx. 0.8 miles away); Earl & Hatcher Block (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Purdue Block (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tour de Lafayette - Highland Park Neighborhood. Multimedia tour of the Highland Park neighborhood and its notable homes. (Submitted on October 16, 2013.) 

2. Living Places - Highland Park Historic District. (Submitted on October 16, 2013.)
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
3. Highland Park Marker
View to east along Owen Street
Front Entrance to the Highland School image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
4. Front Entrance to the Highland School
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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