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Metamora, Indiana History

     

Old Town Photos

  View old photos of Metamora, courtesy of Marie Anness.  Attempt has been made to optimize photos for quick download time, but will still take time for a dial-up modem.

Brief Histories

 

Canal’s Historic Significance -  As settlers moved into the Northwest Territory after 1800, transportation routes became ... (Read the entire article on the Canal's History)

The Whitewater Canal only carried boats from 1839 to 1865.  But the canal was maintained to supply hydraulic power all the way up to 1936 and the Canal produced some of the most interesting history in Franklin County.  Did you know that the canal was the center of industrial districts in Metamora and Brookville?  At one time or another, there were water powered mills for processing cotton, grinding flour and making paper.  Read the entire Article on the Whitewater Canal


Historic Buildings in Metamora

 

 

         

Grist Mill

  Metamora Gristmill

 

Odd Fellows Hall

Odd Fellows Hall  
             

Martindale Hotel

  Martindale Hotel  

Canal Front Dry Goods Store

Canal Front Dry Goods Store  
             

Masonic Lodge, Van Camp's Drugs and Martindale Confectionery

  Masonic Lodge, Van Camp's Drugs and Martindale Confectionery  

Jonathan Banes House

Banes House  
             

Mill Street Gallery

  Mill Street Gallery  

Blacksmith Shop and Cottage

Blacksmith Shop  
             

General Store

  General Store  

Old Faulkner Pierce Drug Store

Faulkner Drug Store  
             

Walker Brothers Distillery Warehouse

  Walker Brothers Distillery Warehouse  

Old Cobbler's Shop and Post Office

Old Cobbler Shop and Post Office  
             

Metamora Christian Church

  Meeting House Antiques  

Methodist Church

Methodist Church  
             

Gingerbread House

  Gingerbread House  

Gordon Double Residence

Gordon Double Residence