Cambridge City Historic District

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Cambridge City Historic District
VintonHouse CambridgeCityIN.jpg
Vinton House, May 2004
Cambridge City Historic District is located in Indiana
Cambridge City Historic District
Cambridge City Historic District is located in the US
Cambridge City Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by Boundary, Maple, High and Fourth Sts., Cambridge City, Indiana
Coordinates39°48′41″N 85°10′16″W / 39.81139°N 85.17111°W / 39.81139; -85.17111Coordinates: 39°48′41″N 85°10′16″W / 39.81139°N 85.17111°W / 39.81139; -85.17111
Area170 acres (69 ha)
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Italianate, Federal
NRHP reference #91000787[1]
Added to NRHPJune 14, 1991

Cambridge City Historic District is a national historic district located at Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana. The district encompasses 572 contributing buildings and 2 contributing structures in the central business district and surrounding residential sections of Cambridge City. It developed between about 1838 and 1939 and includes representative examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, and Federal style architecture. Located in the district are the separately listed Conklin-Montgomery House and Lackey-Overbeck House. Other notable contributing buildings include the Vinton House (1849), Opera House (1876), Western Wayne Bank (c. 1884), Grand Theater (c. 1880), Knights of Pythias Building (1899), Public Library (1936), U.S. Post Office (1940), City Building (1901), Crum-Swiggett House (c. 1840), Old Bertsch Foundry (1853), Presbyterian Church (1858), St. Elizabeth's Roman Catholic Church (1880), and Central School (1935).[2]

The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-07-01. Note: This includes Laura Thayer (March 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Cambridge City Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01. and Accompanying photographs