Hunt House Hotel

Hunt House Hotel (HMEK3)

Location: Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 Dearborn County
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N 39° 5.556', W 84° 50.843'

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— 1819 —

1812 · Jacob Horner buys lot #157, builds log tavern on corner.
1817 · Jesse Hunt leases Horner's Tavern.
1818 · Hunt purchases and removes log tavern.
1819 · Hunt builds first 3-story brick building in Indiana, Benj. Stockman, brick mason. Livestock drovers enter tavern through cellar.
c.1825 · Hunt buys lot #158; 3-story additions to east & south. Hunt House operates over 50 years.
c.1885 · Known as Grand Hotel; remodeled after floods of 1882-83-84, pressed metal cornice added.
c.1900 · Operating as Anderson House.
c.1920 · Perry A. Kind operates King Hotel until 70's. Bedford stone facing added c.1960.
1988 · Hunts Tavern restaurant closes. Hotel vacant, for sale.
1993 · T.J.R. Contractors Inc. Guts interior for senior housing. Riverboat gaming approved for Lawrenceburg.
1994 · Golden Nugget buys hotel and three blocks on south side of High Street.
1998 · Demolition permit issued: lawsuit prevents demolition.
1999 · Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana buys hotel and 13 other buildings downtown.
2000 · Facade restoration and stabilization completed.
2003 · United Community Bank buys hotel and begins restoration.
2004 · United Community Bank opens Corporate Headquarters and branch operation.
Historic Lawrenceburg - - - Greendale Foundation
HM NumberHMEK3
Placed ByGreendale Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686164 N 4329258
Decimal Degrees39.09260000, -84.84738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.556', W 84° 50.843'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 33.36" N, 84° 50' 50.58" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 E High St, Lawrenceburg IN 47025, US
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