Columbus Historic District

Roughly bounded by the Pennsylvania RR tracks, Chestnut, Third, Washington, and Franklin Sts., Columbus, Indiana


One of many buildings in the district, built c1890. On 5th Street across from the old City Hall.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Sept. 2015


Street View 


Columbus City Hall, Bartholomew County Courthouse, The Republic & McEwen-Samuels-Marr House are also individually listed in the NRHP.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1982
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian: Italianate; Other architectural type; Federal; Cross Plan Cottage
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Levels of significance
State; Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Manufacturing facility; Business
Current functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; School; Business
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Significant years
1821; 1942
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 574
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 76


19th Century (38,094)
Bartholomew County, Indiana (27)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1821 (86)
Built during 1820s (1,836)
Columbus, Indiana (15)
District (10,633)
Federal (4,600)
Have Street View (50,022)
Indiana (2,177)
Italianate (5,120)
Stone (26,168)
Victorian (19,703)

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2016: New photos from Michael Miller
  • August 1, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • October 10, 2015: Updated by Jim Allen: Corrected address & added description
  • October 10, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen

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