Lockerbie Square

Lockerbie Square (HMJ0)

Location: Indianapolis, IN 46202 Marion County
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N 39° 46.373', W 86° 8.937'

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Side one:This historic neighborhood was originally platted in 1847 and 1850. Its name was derived from Lockerbie Street, which was named after George M. Lockerbie, an early Indianapolis resident. James Whitcomb Riley, who resided on Lockerbie Street 1893-1916, made it famous in an 1880 poem. Lockerbie was home to business leaders, skilled laborers, and craftsmen.Side two:Lockerbie Square includes residential, commercial, religious, and educational structures built mainly circa 1855-1930 in a mix of architectural styles. Neighborhood revitalization begun in 1960s resulted in the first historic district preservation area in Indianapolis. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1973; area enlarged, 1987.
HM NumberHMJ0
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number49.1998.2
Year Placed1998
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Lockerbie Square People's Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 572885 N 4402896
Decimal Degrees39.77288333, -86.14895000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.373', W 86° 8.937'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 22.38" N, 86° 8' 56.22" W
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Area Code(s)317, 765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 VA-102, Indianapolis IN 46202, US
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