Col. Isaac C. Elston House

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Col. Isaac C. Elston House
Elston House Crawfordsville Indiana.jpg
Elston House
Col. Isaac C. Elston House is located in Indiana
Col. Isaac C. Elston House
Col. Isaac C. Elston House is located in the US
Col. Isaac C. Elston House
Location 400 E. Pike St., Crawfordsville, Indiana
Coordinates 40°2′26″N 86°53′40″W / 40.04056°N 86.89444°W / 40.04056; -86.89444Coordinates: 40°2′26″N 86°53′40″W / 40.04056°N 86.89444°W / 40.04056; -86.89444
Area 1.4 acres (0.57 ha)
Built 1882 (1882)
Architectural style Stick/Eastlake, Eastern Stick
NRHP reference #

82000025

[1]
Added to NRHP April 15, 1982

The Maj. Isaac C. Elston House, also known as Elston Homestead, is a historic home located at Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana. It was the home of Maj. Isaac Compton Elston, who fought in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War. When he was 39, he moved to Indiana and became a frontier merchant, banker and financier. The Home was given to Wabash College by his grandson, Isaac Compton Elston, Jr. (1873-1964) and is now used as the President's home.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1] It is located in the Elston Grove Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "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 2016-05-01.  Note: This includes Mrs. Remley Herr (October 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Maj. Isaac C. Elston House" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01.  and Accompanying photographs.

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