James Whitcomb Riley House

Also known as: Riley Old Home
250 W. Main St., Greenfield, Indiana

Photos 

James Whitcomb Riley House

This is the childhood home of James Whitcomb Riley, the famed "Hoosier Poet".

Photo taken by Jack Finney

Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 28, 1977
Reference number
77000017
NR name
Riley, James Whitcomb, House
Area of significance
Literature
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1847; 1849; 1853

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2018: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • November 19, 2010: New photo from Jack Finney

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