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Acorn Hall, Greendale
Bringing Back Acorn Hall
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Built for a whiskey distiller in 1883, Acorn Hall in Greendale was left in limbo in recent years by a complicated foreclosure. Now, Bill and Nancy Smith are bringing the home back to its former glory. 

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Roberts Chapel, Indiana
Preserving the Legacy of Roberts Settlement
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Two grants from Indiana Landmarks will help preserve important buildings at Roberts Settlement in Hamilton County, one of the state’s oldest historically black communities.

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Marshall County Home, Shady Rest, Indiana
Let’s Not Lose Another One
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Shady Rest, the former county home in Marshall County, needs a new use. County commissioners hope to see the National Register-listed property repurposed.

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West Lafayette Weighs in to Save Threatened Cottage
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Grand View Cemetery’s historic caretaker’s cottage looked like a goner until city officials struck a deal to save and repurpose the distinctive landmark.

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Otter Creek Bridge, Ripley County
Ripley County’s Covered Bridges Make a Picturesque Destination
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Covered bridges are an Indiana icon, so it’s no surprise the state’s new license plate features a red covered bridge. Ripley County boasts two spans that could have served as picturesque inspiration.

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Orleans, Orange County, Indiana
Orleans Launches Downtown Makeover
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Inspired by the town’s 2015 bicentennial, Orleans launched a number of downtown improvement projects.

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Matthias and Kline building, Cambridge City
Prime Real Estate Available on Historic National Road
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If you haven’t been to Cambridge City in a while, you’ll be impressed by the downtown revitalization. And there’s a building for sale that’s worth your notice.

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Ouabache Fire Tower
Friends Group Ignites Fire Tower Renovation
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After a turbo-charged fundraising campaign, repairs will begin soon to renovate and reopen a rare Depression-era landmark in Bluffton’s Ouabache State Park.

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Ward Township School Randolph County
Tiny Building Inspires Community Enthusiasm
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A small group of volunteers rallies outsized support for saving and restoring the long-vacant Ward Township School No. 5 in Randolph County.

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