Eastern Regional Office

Cambridge City

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.

Recent News
Preservation Group Launches Rehab in New Castle
News

For its first project, Preserve Henry County pulled together key players and funding to save a vacant and deteriorating building in the heart of New Castle’s commercial historic district.

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Newkirk Mansion, Connersville
Selling to Make the Save
Saved

To save the endangered Newkirk Mansion in Connersville, we used a tactic that we came to rely on during the recession, when we had zero spare cash, and continue to use because it’s just smart business.

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