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Michael C. Kerr Home

Location: 1109 E. Main Street, New Albany. (Floyd County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 Indiana Historical Bureau, Floyd County Historical Society and Main Street Preservation Association

ID# : 22.1992.1

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Built 1864 for Kerr (1827-1876), an attorney. Served five terms in the United States House of Representatives, 1865-1873 and 1875-1876. Elected Speaker of the House in 1875, the third Hoosier to serve in that capacity.

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Politics, Buildings and Architecture