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Business District Street Scene, Montpelier, Indiana

Description: In 1837 Abel Baldwin platted Montpelier to resemble his hometown of Montpelier, Vermont. Incorporated in 1870, the town experienced huge growth during the oil and gas boom of the 1890s. In 1895, this “Oil City” received its official city charter.
Origin: 1914
Publisher: Digital Image 2009 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Source: http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/P0391/id/1084
Collection: Postcards of Indiana the Jay Small Collection
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Geography: Indiana
Blackford
Montpelier
Subjects: Blackford County (Ind.)
Business districts
Streets
Business districts
Street railroad tracks
Utility poles
Storefronts
Awnings
Carts & wagons
Pedestrians
Automobiles

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