Historic Houses in Indiana

Barker Mansion and Civic Center

Home of millionaire-industrialist, John H. Barker was built in 1857 and features turn of the century opulence.

Dr. James Ford Historic Home

Fully restored 19th century home and surgery center, includes a Victorian-era flower garden. The Ford family lived in the home during and after the Civil War.

Gaar Mansion and Farm Museum

Victorian style mansion was home to Abram and Agnes Gaar in 1876, and features extremely modern items for the day such as indoor plumbing, gas electricity, and central heating.

Grouseland

Elegant Georgian home built in 1803 was residence to the Governor William Henry Harrison, who went on to become President in 1840.

Hillforest

Italian Renaissance mansion was home to industrialist and financier Thomas Gaff and his family in 1855.

Huddleston Farmhouse

1841 home to John and Susannah Huddleston and their 11 children, and many visitors who rented there. Read about the educational events, exhibits, and tours.

Morris-Butler House

Locate tours and events that highlight the Victorian era 1865 Morris-Butler House.

Moses Fowler House

Gothic Revival home built by merchant and cattlemen Moses Fowler in 1852, using native white oak and black walnut woodwork.

Ruthmere Beaux Arts House Museum

The house/museum offers a fine example of art, history, and architecture. Built in 1908 for Albert R. and Elizabeth Baldwin Beardsley.

Scribner House

103 year home to the Joel Scribner family. The NSDAR bought the home in 1917 and continues to preserve and offer the show piece to the public.

Wylie House Museum

Read about the Wylie house, the Wylie family, heirloom garden projects, and blog.

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