National Register of Historic Places listings in Rush County, Indiana

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

Location of Rush County in Indiana

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

There are 28 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

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 September 3, 2021.[2]
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Current listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Dr. John Arnold Farm September 14, 1989
(#89001409)
West of Glenwood and northeast of Rushville
39°38′14″N 85°21′30″W / 39.637222°N 85.358333°W / 39.637222; -85.358333 (Dr. John Arnold Farm)
Union Township
2 Center Township Grade and High School March 22, 2004
(#04000211)
929 E. South St. at Mays
39°44′31″N 85°25′46″W / 39.741944°N 85.429444°W / 39.741944; -85.429444 (Center Township Grade and High School)
Center Township
3 County Line Bridge November 25, 1994
(#94001356)
County Road 1000W over the Big Blue River, northeast of Morristown
39°42′35″N 85°37′59″W / 39.709722°N 85.633056°W / 39.709722; -85.633056 (County Line Bridge)
Ripley Township Extends into Hancock County
4 Durbin Hotel February 19, 1982
(#82000072)
137 W. 2nd St.
39°36′29″N 85°26′46″W / 39.608056°N 85.446111°W / 39.608056; -85.446111 (Durbin Hotel)
Rushville
5 East Hill Cemetery December 16, 2014
(#14001039)
704 E. State Road 44, east of Rushville
39°36′24″N 85°25′57″W / 39.606667°N 85.432500°W / 39.606667; -85.432500 (East Hill Cemetery)
Rushville Township
6 Forsythe Covered Bridge February 2, 1983
(#83000094)
W. County Road 650S, southwest of Rushville
39°31′02″N 85°31′50″W / 39.517222°N 85.530556°W / 39.517222; -85.530556 (Forsythe Covered Bridge)
Orange Township
7 John K. Gowdy House December 10, 1993
(#93001414)
619 N. Perkins St.
39°36′48″N 85°26′37″W / 39.613472°N 85.443611°W / 39.613472; -85.443611 (John K. Gowdy House)
Rushville
8 Hall-Crull Octagonal House May 10, 1984
(#84001575)
North of Rushville
39°44′39″N 85°23′10″W / 39.744167°N 85.386111°W / 39.744167; -85.386111 (Hall-Crull Octagonal House)
Washington Township
9 James F. Harcourt House September 14, 1989
(#89001412)
County Road 500W at County Road 750S, northeast of Moscow
39°30′15″N 85°32′06″W / 39.504167°N 85.535°W / 39.504167; -85.535 (James F. Harcourt House)
Orange Township
10 Henry Henley Public Library December 27, 2016
(#16000908)
103 N. Main St.
39°44′22″N 85°34′17″W / 39.739555°N 85.571473°W / 39.739555; -85.571473 (Henry Henley Public Library)
Carthage
11 Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home December 20, 2011
(#11000916)
10892 N. State Road 140, south of Knightstown
39°46′00″N 85°31′00″W / 39.766666°N 85.516666°W / 39.766666; -85.516666 (Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home)
Center Township
12 Archibald M. Kennedy House February 2, 1983
(#83000095)
E. County Road 200N, northeast of Rushville
39°38′17″N 85°24′03″W / 39.638056°N 85.400833°W / 39.638056; -85.400833 (Archibald M. Kennedy House)
Rushville Township
13 Maurice W. Manche Farmstead September 14, 1989
(#89001411)
County Road 900W, west of Carthage
39°44′18″N 85°36′48″W / 39.738333°N 85.613333°W / 39.738333; -85.613333 (Maurice W. Manche Farmstead)
Ripley Township
14 Melodeon Hall November 15, 1973
(#73000041)
210 N. Morgan St.
39°36′30″N 85°26′46″W / 39.608333°N 85.446111°W / 39.608333; -85.446111 (Melodeon Hall)
Rushville
15 Moscow Covered Bridge February 2, 1983
(#83000096)
County Roads 625W and 875S at Moscow
39°29′06″N 85°33′17″W / 39.485000°N 85.554722°W / 39.485000; -85.554722 (Moscow Covered Bridge)
Orange Township Destroyed by 2008 tornado
16 Mount Pleasant Beech Church and Beech Cemetery September 4, 2018
(#100002865)
Eastern side of County Road 725W between County Roads 1000N and 1100N
39°45′41″N 85°34′45″W / 39.761389°N 85.579167°W / 39.761389; -85.579167 (Mount Pleasant Beech Church and Beech Cemetery)
Ripley Township
17 Norris Ford Covered Bridge February 2, 1983
(#83000097)
E. County Road 150N, northeast of Rushville
39°38′00″N 85°24′59″W / 39.633333°N 85.416389°W / 39.633333; -85.416389 (Norris Ford Covered Bridge)
Rushville Township
18 Offutt Covered Bridge February 2, 1983
(#83000098)
N. County Road 550W, northwest of Rushville
39°39′38″N 85°32′22″W / 39.660417°N 85.539444°W / 39.660417; -85.539444 (Offutt Covered Bridge)
Posey Township
19 Jabez Reeves Farmstead June 29, 1989
(#89000776)
County Road 900N, north of Rushville
39°44′25″N 85°29′21″W / 39.740278°N 85.489167°W / 39.740278; -85.489167 (Jabez Reeves Farmstead)
Center Township
20 Rush County Bridge No. 188 December 28, 2000
(#00001542)
County Road 150W over the Little Flatrock River at Milroy
39°30′10″N 85°28′01″W / 39.502778°N 85.466944°W / 39.502778; -85.466944 (Rush County Bridge No. 188)
Anderson Township
21 Rush County Courthouse October 10, 1975
(#75000048)
Courthouse Square
39°36′28″N 85°26′38″W / 39.607778°N 85.443889°W / 39.607778; -85.443889 (Rush County Courthouse)
Rushville
22 Rushville Commercial Historic District December 27, 1993
(#93001416)
Roughly bounded by 4th, N. Morgan, 1st, and N. Perkins Sts.
39°36′30″N 85°26′42″W / 39.608333°N 85.445000°W / 39.608333; -85.445000 (Rushville Commercial Historic District)
Rushville
23 St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church December 15, 1997
(#97001536)
426 N. Morgan St.
39°36′41″N 85°26′46″W / 39.611389°N 85.446111°W / 39.611389; -85.446111 (St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church)
Rushville
24 Smith Covered Bridge February 2, 1983
(#83000099)
E. County Road 300N, north of Rushville
39°39′19″N 85°24′34″W / 39.655278°N 85.409444°W / 39.655278; -85.409444 (Smith Covered Bridge)
Jackson Township
25 Walnut Ridge Friends Meetinghouse March 1, 1984
(#84001616)
West of Carthage
39°43′41″N 85°36′48″W / 39.728056°N 85.613333°W / 39.728056; -85.613333 (Walnut Ridge Friends Meetinghouse)
Ripley Township
26 Booker T. Washington School May 24, 1990
(#90000809)
525 E. 7th St.
39°36′51″N 85°26′16″W / 39.614167°N 85.437778°W / 39.614167; -85.437778 (Booker T. Washington School)
Rushville
27 Wendell Lewis Willkie House December 27, 1993
(#93001415)
601 N. Harrison St.
39°36′46″N 85°26′53″W / 39.612778°N 85.448056°W / 39.612778; -85.448056 (Wendell Lewis Willkie House)
Rushville
28 John Wood Farmstead March 15, 2000
(#00000201)
5255 W. County Road 900S, west of Milroy
39°28′46″N 85°32′28″W / 39.479444°N 85.541111°W / 39.479444; -85.541111 (John Wood Farmstead)
Orange Township

Former listingEdit

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Description
1 Ferree Covered Bridge February 2, 1983
(#83000093)
January 19, 1990 Base Rd.
Rushville

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved September 3, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an alphabetical 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.