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Anderson in Madison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Historic West Eighth Street

 
 
Historic West Eighth Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 16, 2007
1. Historic West Eighth Street Marker
Inscription. This shaded boulevard, once named Anderson Street, remains a legacy of this city's Gas Boom Era. Bound by German St. (now 7th) on the North and Washington St (now 9th) Southward, the homes of this District attest to the people and events that have made significant contributions to the history of our Nation.
 
Erected 1976. (Marker Number 76000029.)
 
Location. 40° 6.468′ N, 85° 41.049′ W. Marker is in Anderson, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker is on West Eighth Street near Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anderson IN 46016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Methodist Church in Anderson Was Built Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Square (approx. mile away); Madison County Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Madison County Historic Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Anderson Street Railway (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
 
Regarding Historic West Eighth Street. Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From
Marker is at the Elmo A. Funk Park image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 16, 2007
2. Marker is at the Elmo A. Funk Park
Different Periods) Historic Person: Multiple Area of Significance: Invention, Transportation, Architecture, Commerce Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924 Owner: Private , Local Gov't Historic Function: Domestic Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
 
Also see . . .  8:12 p.m.: Historic West Eighth Street a gem from the past. 2007 article by Neal McNamara in the Anderson Herald Bulletin. (Submitted on July 20, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
House located in the historic West Eighth Street District. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 16, 2007
3. House located in the historic West Eighth Street District.
House located in the historic West Eighth Street District. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 16, 2007
4. House located in the historic West Eighth Street District.
Houses located in the historic West Eighth Street District. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 16, 2007
5. Houses located in the historic West Eighth Street District.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,751 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 16, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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