Richmond Then and Now Photos

By Jack Humphrey | Richmond

Dec 01

An excellent set of photos from Morrison Reeves Library showing Richmond, Indiana historic photos and pictures of places and buildings today.


Madonna of the Trail in Richmond, Indiana.
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Atlas Underwear Co. Factory

Big Store

Boston Store

Chenoweth Cadillac

Cutter’s Grocery

E.F. Dalbey & Son

Dickinson Building

Dickinson Trust Co.

Dougan Block

First National Bank

Great Central Tea Co.

Husson’s Market

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Building

Jones Hardware Co.

K and K Steam Laundry

Knollenberg’s Department Store

Louck and Hill Co.

Mather Brothers

Miller Brothers Hardware Co.

Richmond Indiana Pennsylvania Railroad Depot
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Meerhoff Plumbing & Pumps

Murray Theater

Neff and Nusbaum

Railroad Store

Irvin Reed & Son

Richardson-Weber Candy Co.

Richmond Corn Mills

Second National Bank

Frank W. Spinning

C. H. Sudhoff & Son


Thistlethwaite Falls near Richmond, Indiana
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Public Buildings

Wayne County Court House

Wayne County Historical Museum

Hose House #1

Hose House #3

Hose House #4

Morton Center

St. Stephen’s Hospital

Reid Memorial Hospital

Roberts Log Cabin (at Wayne Co. Historical Museum)

Wayne Township School #12 (now found in Lost Richmond)

Hicksite Friends Meeting House, 1150 North A S...
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Views of Main Street

Looking West from 7th Street, North Side

Looking West from 7th Street, South Side

Looking West from 8th Street, North Side

Looking West from 8th Street, South Side

Looking West from 9th Street, North Side

Looking West from 9th Street, South Side

Looking West from 10th Street, North Side

Looking West from 10th Street, South Side


Richmond High School in Richmond, Indiana, cir...
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Bethel A.M.E. Church

First Presbyterian Church

Indiana Yearly Meeting House (Hicksite)

Mount Moriah Baptist Church

Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church

Second Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew’s Catholic Church

St. John’s Lutheran Church (4th St.)

St. John’s Lutheran Church (7th St.)

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

St. Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Church

United Brethren Church

Whitewater Friends’ Meeting House


Front of {{w|Bethel A.M.E. Church (Richmond, I...
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19th Street Bridge

C. C. & L. Passenger Station

Main Street Bridge

Pennsylvania Station

Railroad Bridge over S. 5th St. (Sinkhole Photos)

Union Station


John B. Dougan (Knights of Columbus)

Emmons Block

Oliver Gaar

Ferd Grothaus (Olde Richmond Inn)

Elgar G. Hibberd (YWCA)

Benjamin Johnson

Dr. Melville F. Johnston (Offices of Reid Memorial Church)

John F. Miller (Stegall Berheide Orr Funeral Chapel)

George H. Smith (later Smith Esteb Hospital)

“Millionaire’s Row”

William H. Campbell

Henry Gennett

Elwood McGuire

John H. Nicholson

Mrs. Martha E. Parry (now Martha E. Parry Bed & Breakfast)

P. W. Smith (now Philip W. Smith Bed & Breakfast)


Elkhorn Falls

Glen Miller Park

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