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Then & Now
Pictures & Information
Pictures & Information
This page provides
a link to a vast variety of information about and pictures of the properties
in the West Central Historic District (and some on the Historic West 8th
Street District). If you happen to have any historic Anderson pictures
please send us an e-mail.
See credits at the bottom of this page; without our great neighbors and several special books, many of these pictures might never have been seen again.
||2/2/2008 - A great collection of previously unseen Anderson postcards.
A selection of various homes
lost or which have had major changes over the years - a historic
view and today's view are included.
||Pictures of homes
thought to have been demolished or radically changed and their original
location (address) remains a mystery. If you happen to recognize any
of these homes please send us an e-mail.
||In years past, postcards
were sent from all areas of the country as people travelled. This page
is dedicated to Anderson area postcards. More will be posted soon.
A collection of historic street
views of the neighborhood and City of Anderson from post cards &
||Old advertising, businesses, and other note worthy pictures
Properties at risk of loss
- not currently on the market.
||NEW!!!! Plot Maps
and Lot Sizes... a work in progress!!
information on areas encompassing the historic districts and other
areas of Anderson. Original street names and an early map of Anderson
are included here.
The 411 Historic
West 10th Street project house owned by ADNA and financed by Historic
Landmarks Foundation of Indiana. Come see our progress!
Not Yet Available! We
are working to document the resident history of each property in
the West Central District through the use of past city directories.
We hope to have this available as an online resource to those researching
the history of their home. Current owners of individual houses
will not be available online out of respect for their privacy.
Not Yet Available!
What old house web site would be complete without a few pictures
of those properties which have been altered beyond belief.
- "The City of
Anderson, Indiana, Illustrated" by John O. Hardesty published in about
1901 and reproduced in 1990 by Friends of Anderson Library
Anderson Indiana, U.S.A. 1915" by Henry R. Fish and the Anderson Chamber
- Other documentation, pictures, & postcards have graciously been provided from neighborhood resident's personal collections
- A personal photo collection (in memory of some great neighbors)
- Jeanne Jones personal collections
- Joyce Fischer personal collections
- Additional pictures come from various Anderson City directories
available in the Indiana Room at the Anderson Public Library.
- Additional photos courtesy of Ward Awning who did a wonderful
job of documenting the many properties they have provided awnings to over
- Since 2012, several long standing "unknowns" and missing pictures have come from the great pages remembering Anderson on facebook.