James T. and Laura Polk Community House

James T. and Laura Polk Community House (HM1B9Y)

Location: Greenwood, IN 46142 Johnson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 36.949', W 86° 6.632'

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The Community House was erected as a memorial to James T. And Laura Polk by their son and daughter, Ralph Polk and Pearl Polk Dungan. It was dedicated as the center for many varied activities on Feb. 5, 1920. The building has contained the public library, city offices, club rooms, public meeting rooms, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, and auditorium-theater and a museum. It has been used for civic, youth, group, school and church activities that have brought culture, education, recreation and entertainment to Greenwood. The Polks, who developed the largest canning factory west of Maryland, are recognized as Greenwood's greatest benefactors.
HM NumberHM1B9Y
Year Placed1976
Placed ByGreenwood Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 5:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 576348 N 4385495
Decimal Degrees39.61581667, -86.11053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.949', W 86° 6.632'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 56.94" N, 86° 6' 37.92" W
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Area Code(s)317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 N Madison Ave, Greenwood IN 46142, US
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