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Metamora in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Blacksmith Shop And Cottage

 
 
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By TeamOHE, September 21, 2019
1. Blacksmith Shop And Cottage Marker
Inscription.  Theodore N. Thorpe, wife and seven blacksmith sons settled in Metamora, in 1858, attaching a cottage to the rear of the blacksmith shop, to live in. He and his family left Pennsylvania to go to the California gold fields, but never got any further then Metamora.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 39° 26.829′ N, 85° 8.016′ W. Marker is in Metamora, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Columbia Street north of Lovers Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10105 Columbia 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. Old Faulkner-Pierce Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Cobbler's Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); The Confectionary (within shouting distance of this marker); Martindale Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Metamora Masonic Lodge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Camp's Store
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By TeamOHE, September 21, 2019
2. Blacksmith Shop And Cottage Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Jenks and Martindale Grocery (about 300 feet away); Stable (about 300 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 TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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