Metamora in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Jonathan Banes House
This house was built in 1845 by Jonathan Banes and his wife Marie Mount Banes. Banes was a construction contractor for the Canal in 1837. He also worked on the construction of the brick grist mill. Marie was the daughter of Metamora's founder.
This was also the home of artist, Bernard Franklin LePoris.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 39° 26.781′ N, 85° 8.11′ W. Marker is in Metamora, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Banes Street just north of Mount Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19059 Mount St, Metamora IN 47030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canal Front Dry Goods Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Odd Fellows Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson Meat Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmers Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jenks and Martindale Grocery (about Harnessing the Power of Water (about 300 feet away); Water Wheel & Lock #25 (about 300 feet away); Metamora Masonic Lodge (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metamora.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.