National Register of Historic Places listings in Ripley County, Indiana

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Location of Ripley County in Indiana

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Ripley County, Indiana.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties on the National Register of Historic Places in Ripley County, Indiana, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties; these locations may be seen together in a map.[1]

There are 16 properties listed on the National Register in the county.

Properties and districts located in incorporated areas display the name of the municipality, while properties and districts in unincorporated areas display the name of their civil township. Properties and districts split between multiple jurisdictions display the names of all jurisdictions.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted October 11, 2019.[2]
Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
Download coordinates as: KML · GPX

Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Busching Covered Bridge
Busching Covered Bridge
March 13, 2019
E. Perry St./E Cty. Rd. 25 S at Laughery Cr.
39°04′04″N 85°14′16″W / 39.0678°N 85.2378°W / 39.0678; -85.2378 (Busching Covered Bridge)
Versailles vicinity 1885 Howe truss bridge, located Versailles State Park.
2 Central Batesville Historic District
Central Batesville Historic District
September 15, 2011
Roughly bounded by Catherine, Vine, and Boehringer Sts., and Eastern Ave.
39°17′52″N 85°13′19″W / 39.297778°N 85.221944°W / 39.297778; -85.221944 (Central Batesville Historic District)
3 Central House
Central House
September 23, 1982
State Road 229
39°12′18″N 85°19′42″W / 39.205056°N 85.328333°W / 39.205056; -85.328333 (Central House)
4 Collin's Ford Bridge
Collin's Ford Bridge
July 30, 1996
Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 0.75 miles west of New Marion
39°00′29″N 85°22′14″W / 39.008056°N 85.370556°W / 39.008056; -85.370556 (Collin's Ford Bridge)
Shelby Township
5 Elias Conwell House
Elias Conwell House
May 14, 1979
Wilson St. and U.S. Route 421
39°12′23″N 85°19′50″W / 39.206389°N 85.330556°W / 39.206389; -85.330556 (Elias Conwell House)
6 Friendship Stone Arch Bridge March 11, 2019
Olean Rd./Cty Rd. 525 E over Raccoon Cr.
38°58′26″N 85°09′33″W / 38.9740°N 85.1591°W / 38.9740; -85.1591 (Friendship Stone Arch Bridge)
Friendship vicinity
7 Marble Creek Bridge July 30, 1996
Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 0.75 miles west of the junction of G and W. Recovery Rds.
38°55′39″N 85°26′31″W / 38.9275°N 85.441944°W / 38.9275; -85.441944 (Marble Creek Bridge)
Shelby Township
8 Milan Masonic Lodge No. 31
Milan Masonic Lodge No. 31
January 9, 2013
312 Main St.
39°07′30″N 85°07′54″W / 39.125000°N 85.131667°W / 39.125000; -85.131667 (Milan Masonic Lodge No. 31)
9 Old Timbers July 30, 1996
Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 0.5 miles southeast of the junction of K Rd. and Northeast Exit
39°00′17″N 85°23′26″W / 39.004722°N 85.390556°W / 39.004722; -85.390556 (Old Timbers)
Shelby Township
10 Otter Creek Covered Bridge March 13, 2019
N. Cty. Rd. 850 W at Otter Cr.
39°05′07″N 85°24′37″W / 39.0853°N 85.4102°W / 39.0853; -85.4102 (Otter Creek Covered Bridge)
Holton vicinity
11 John Linsey Rand House
John Linsey Rand House
June 10, 1994
Southwestern corner of the junction of State Road 62 and Maxine Moss Dr. at Friendship
38°57′57″N 85°08′43″W / 38.965833°N 85.145278°W / 38.965833; -85.145278 (John Linsey Rand House)
Brown Township
12 Ripley County Courthouse
Ripley County Courthouse
September 24, 2009
115 N. Main St.
39°04′19″N 85°15′07″W / 39.071944°N 85.251944°W / 39.071944; -85.251944 (Ripley County Courthouse)
13 Straber Ford Bridge
Straber Ford Bridge
December 24, 2009
County Road 500N over Otter Creek, northwest of Osgood
39°08′53″N 85°21′44″W / 39.147944°N 85.362222°W / 39.147944; -85.362222 (Straber Ford Bridge)
Center Township
14 Fernando G. Taylor House
Fernando G. Taylor House
September 22, 1986
Northeastern corner of Main and Tyson Sts.
39°04′17″N 85°15′03″W / 39.071389°N 85.250833°W / 39.071389; -85.250833 (Fernando G. Taylor House)
15 Tyson United Methodist Church
Tyson United Methodist Church
September 8, 1994
324 W. Tyson St.
39°04′19″N 85°15′14″W / 39.071944°N 85.253889°W / 39.071944; -85.253889 (Tyson United Methodist Church)
16 Versailles School and Tyson Auditorium
Versailles School and Tyson Auditorium
April 19, 2006
100 S. High St.
39°04′18″N 85°15′20″W / 39.071667°N 85.255556°W / 39.071667; -85.255556 (Versailles School and Tyson Auditorium)

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  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on October 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.