Cambridge City

Eastern Regional Office

Helping neighbors save buildings and other places that matter in Blackford, Decatur, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph, Rush, Union, and Wayne counties.

Office Details
Huddleston Farmhouse 838 National Road, PO Box 284 Cambridge City, IN 47327 765-478-3172 east@indianalandmarks.org
Staff
Jessie Russett, Director jrussett@indianalandmarks.org Michael Flowers, Community Preservation Specialist and Director, Indiana National Road Association mflowers@indianalandmarks.org
Eastern Territory

Where We're Located

Restored by Indiana Landmarks, the 1841 Huddleston Farmhouse complex gives visitors a glimpse of the daily lives of John and Susannah Huddleston and their 11 children, as well as the travelers who crowded the porches and yard and rented the farmhouse’s two lower-level “travelers’ kitchens” for cooking and sleeping.

Our Eastern Regional Office occupies the upper level of the farmhouse, while the main level depicts the home as the Huddlestons would have furnished it in the 1840s. On the lower level—an English basement that opens on the National Road (U.S. 40)—the National Road Heritage Site exhibits offer modern-day travelers a picture of cross-country travel on the pioneering highway—from the pioneer era to the present.

The Eastern Regional Office staff serves 12 counties, working with individuals and groups to save historic places and offering restoration advice.

The house and interpretive center are open for tours on Fridays, 1-3 p.m., May through October, and by appointment. The farmhouse and barn are also picturesque rental venues for weddings and other special events. Learn more about rentals at Huddleston Farmhouse.

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Upcoming Events
Friday, September 20, 2019
Wine Down on the Farm!

Usher in the fall season at the 1841 Huddleston Farmhouse and Barn with locally produced art, wine, and harvest meal.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019
2019 Quality of Place Conference

Richmond Columbian Properties’ annual Quality of Place Conference explores the theme of Preserving Neighborhoods in Poverty.

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