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

Perrin Historic District

 
 
Perrin Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, June 30, 2008
1. Perrin Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Platted in 1873, this district was Lafayette's first planned residential area which conformed to geographic contours. It was developed by James J. Perrin, Margaret Cason Perrin, Edward Asher, and Consider Tinkler. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1979.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Perrin Neighborhood. (Marker Number 79.1992.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 40° 25.147′ N, 86° 52.948′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Perrin Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Perrin Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Red Crown Mini-Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Forty - Niners (approx. 0.4 miles away); Centennial Historic District
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(approx. half a mile away); Ninth Street Hill (approx. half a mile away); A Tribute to Joe Rumpza - The Vegetable King (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln in Lafayette (approx. half a mile away); The Ellsworth Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); General Lafayette - Fountain (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Also see . . .  A Video Tour of the Perrin Historic Homes. Courtesy of "Tour de Lafayette," an enjoyable view of some of the homes in the Perrin Historic District. Other links review other Historic items of the Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana area. (Submitted on August 12, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Perrin Historic District Marker at a Distance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, June 30, 2008
2. Perrin Historic District Marker at a Distance
Hills, trees, and many flowers throughout neighborhood.
One Perrin Historic Home - - Full View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, June 30, 2008
3. One Perrin Historic Home - - Full View
Sample of many fine older homes throughout district.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,698 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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