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IHB > Historical Markers > Press Releases and Marker Dedications > May 27, 2006 - Geneva Downtown Historic District May 27, 2006 - Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District (01.2006.1)
Geneva
Adams County, Indiana

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The Indiana State Prison historical marker was dedicated April 12, 2006 .

Approximately 40 people attended the dedication ceremony on May 27, 2006. The marker is located at the corner of East Line and High Streets in Geneva.

The Colgate Company purchased the state prison building from the State of Indiana in 1921.

From left, Steve Hampshire, Geneva Town Manager; Doug Milligan, Geneva Clerk-Treasurer; Rose Bryan, marker applicant; Randy Lehman, Limberlost Historic Site Manager; and State Senator Dave Ford.

The Colgate Company moved the giant clock fom New Jersey to Clarksville and placed it on top of the factory building in 1924.

The following images depict the historic architecture of Geneva's Downtown Historic District:

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District

Geneva Downtown Historic District