New Albany in Floyd County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Architecture • Gothic Revival
— Built 1853 —
Originally John R. Nunemacher, a contractor, built a “cottage with a basement”; however in 1876 Edward C. Hangary added the unique “New Orleans” façade and the top floor. The wrought iron fence was manufactured in New Albany and extended to 7th Street.
Erected by Historic New Albany, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
Location. 38° 17.165′ N, 85° 48.919′ W. Marker is in New Albany, Indiana, in Floyd County. Marker is on East Main Street (Ohio River Scenic Byway) (Indiana Route 111) just east of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located directly in front of the subject house, just inside the wrought iron fence. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 709 East Main Street, New Albany IN 47150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Culbertson Widows' Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Floyd County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Line of the Clark (Illinois) Grant (about The Sloan-Paris House (about 400 feet away); First Catholic Church in New Albany (about 400 feet away); Isaac P. Smith House (about 600 feet away); Culbertson Mansion (about 600 feet away); Mansions of New Albany (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Albany.
Also see . . . Nunemacher-Hangary House.
This home has had only three owners since its construction in 1853. The first two owners were John R. Nunemacher, owner of the City Bookstore on East Main Street in the downtown, and Jacob Hangary, one of the founders of the Merchants National Bank. The house has a raised first floor and delicate iron ornamentation and is one of the few residential examples of the Gothic Revival style seen in New Albany.(Submitted on March 25, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.