Danville in Hendricks County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Danville’s Main Street Historic District
(Side Two) Part of original 1824 Danville plat; county seat of Hendricks County, formed by Indiana General Assembly 1824. Lies west of downtown commercial area and reflects town’s growth and prosperity. Town was market center for area farmers 1820s into early 1900s. Industries developed along tracks of Indianapolis and St. Louis Railroad built 1870.
Erected 2000 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Main Street Historical Association of Danville, and Town of Danville. (Marker Number 32.2000.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 45.651′ N, 86° 31.617′ W. Marker is in Danville, Indiana, in Hendricks County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 36) west of Cross Street (State Road 39), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 256/260 W. Main Street, Danville IN 46122, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Hendricks County (Danville, Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Danville’s Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Central Normal College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Luther Thompson (approx. 0.6 miles away); T.H.I.&E. Interurban Depot Building (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
Also see . . . Danville Profile and History. Page on the Danville Indiana Chamber of Commerce site. (Submitted on April 13, 2006.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Notable Buildings • Political Subdivisions • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,462 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of main street business block, and main street residential block. • Can you help?