Shideler, Indiana

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Shideler is an unincorporated community in Delaware County, Indiana, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Shideler had its start by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for Isaac Shideler, a railroad promoter who donated the land for use of the depot.[2] A post office was established at Shideler in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shideler, Indiana
  2. ^ Kemper, William Harrison (1908). A Twentieth Century History of Delaware County, Indiana, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 102. 
  3. ^ "Delaware County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

Coordinates: 40°18′22″N 85°21′35″W / 40.30611°N 85.35972°W / 40.30611; -85.35972