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Albion Malleable Foundries [019-012]
Automobiles - Muncie [008-018]
Ball Brothers Company [009]
Ball State University [008-011]
Beckett Bronze Co. [019-001]
Beech Grove Cemetery [020-001]
Borg Warner  [014]
Brodericks  [013]
Businesses [019]
Campbell's Auditorium  [008-005]
Canals [008-016]
Cemeteries [020]
Chevrolet Muncie 
Civic Center:  [008-006]
Dayton-Walther Corp. [019-003]
Delaware Hotel [018-001]
Delinquent Taxpayers, 1847  [008-003]
Eagle Foundry [019-014]
Elm Ridge Cemetery [020-002]
Fire Stations [008-022]
Frank Foundries [019-011]
Gibson's Roller Arena [008-005]
Gill Clay Pot Co. [008-020]
Goddard Warehouse [019-017]
Harrison, Benjamin [008-012]
Hartley Oil & Coal Co. [019-008]
Hemingray Glass Co. [008-013]
History of Middletown (Muncie) [S18]
Hotels [018]
Indiana Bridge Co. [008-012]
Indiana Foundry [019-015]
Kimbrough, Emily  [008-004]
Liberty Bowl [019-006]
Location, Muncie  [001]
Machinists Foundry Co. [019-010]
Maps  [005]
McRae Club  [010]
Misc. Muncie Information  [008]
Minnetrista Cultural Center  [012]
Moore-Youse House [008-021]
Muncie Central High School  [008-009]
Muncie Foundry & Machine Co. [019-002]
Muncie Gear Works [019-016]
Muncie High School [017]
Muncie Paper Stock Co. [019-007]
Muncie Pottery [008-019]
Muncie Public Library [008-015]
Newspapers  [008-007]
Other Names  [002]
Platted  [003]
Population  [004]
Postmasters  [007]
Post Office Data  [006]
Railroads  [011]
Rivoli Theater  [015]
Roller Rinks  [008-005]
Roosevelt, Teddy [008-012]
Skelton, Red  [008-010]
Soap Box Derby  [008-008]
State Road 332  [S19]
Telephone [008-014]
Union Iron & Brass Foundry [019-009]
Warner Electric [019-005]
Warner Gear [014]
Westside Park [008-017]
Whiteley Malleable Foundry [019-004]
WLBC Radio [019-013]
Wysor St. Station [011]

 

[001]  Location
Township:   Center
Coordinates:  40°11′36″N
85°23′17″W

-  61 miles northeast of Indianapolis

 

[002] Other Names
Munseytown:  [S12] -
Muncietown
[003] Date Platted: 1827
[004] Population:
1837:  320 [S15, p 105]
1880: 5219 [S8, p 3]
1890:  11,345 [S15, p 126]
1893:  19,763 [S15, p 176]
1895:  22,285 [S15, p 182]
1900:  20,942 [S15, p 193]
[005] Maps:
1870:  "Muncie"  [S10] -
1876:  "Muncie"  [S9] -
Sanborn Maps:  ( https://libraries.indiana.edu/union-list-sanborn-maps#Muncie  1883, 1887, 1889, 1892, 1896, 1902, 1911, 1923)
[006] Post Office Data

Post Office Established: 10 Apr 1828 as Muncietown
Post Office Closed:
Zip Code: 47302

-  "Hours Listed for Post Offices, Contract Stations" - [The Muncie Star, 6 Dec 1987]
-  "Muncie Post Office planning open house" - [The Muncie Star, 16 Oct 1987]
-  Muncie Post Office, 1907 - [Album of Yesteryear, The Muncie Star, 14 June 1987] - Doc2767.pdf
-  Muncie Post Office Opening Ceremonies, Circa early 1900s [Album of Yesteryear, The Muncie Star, nd] - Doc2768.pdf
-  22 Feb 1896:  "Muncie Post Office moved to new building on South Walnut Street, where modern equipment, including lock boxes, is installed;  Space of roffice, 38 by 98 feet."  [S15, p 186]
-  "Early Mail in Muncie" [S14, p 194]
-  Federal Building Muncie - [S15] - Doc2769.pdf
-  "Post Office" - [S15, p 156] -
-  Muncie Rural Route:  Established 1 Feb 1898 - one carrier - Population served:  500 - Length:  24 miles - Muncie extension route established 15 Aug 1898 serving 350 people [S15, p 220]
-  Muncietown Postmark [S6, p 477, 478]
[007] Postmasters

PO established as Muncietown -- 10 Apr 1828
William Van Matre -- 10 Apr 1828
Dickinson Burt -- 29 Aug 1829
Charles F. Willard -- 6 May 1835
Samuel W. Harlan -- 6 Apr 1837
Amariah Cubberly -- 2 Jun 1837
Edward S. Keasbey -- 20 Oct 1837
John Ethel -- 28 Apr 1847
John Brady -- 14 May 1847
PO name changed to Muncie -- 29 Dec 1857
John Brady -- 29 Dec 1857 (2nd Appt)
Robert Richey -- 30 Mar 1861
Samuel J. Watson -- 12 Jan 1865
Henry C. Marsh -- 10 Aug 1866
John C. Eiler -- 3 Feb 1875 (Presidential appointment - Doc2770.pdf) -
Robert I. Patterson -- 7 Feb 1883
John E. Banta -- 14 Feb 1887
Frank Ellis -- 9 Feb 1891
Edward Tuhey -- 15 Jan 1895 (later Muncie Mayor)
David Cammack -- 3 Mar 1899 (Died 8 Mar 1903) [1-199]
David A. Lambert -- 10 Mar 1903
Robert C. White -- 13 Mar 1907 - [Our Neighborhood, by Bill Spurgeon, The Muncie Star, 6 Apr 1993]
Robert L. Williamson -- 16 Jan 1912
Frank D. Haimbaugh -- 17 Jan 1916
William H. Williams -- 3 Jan 1924
William H. Williams, Jr. -- 9 Apr 1928
Ira J. Wilson -- 28 May 1932
Mabel H. Young -- 1 May 1936
Lewis H. Acker -- 19 Mar 1937
Fred W. Mullin -- 25 Nov 1942
Chalmers A. King -- 20 Jul 1962 - (Died 26 Feb 1988) [Obituary, Muncie Star, 27 Feb 1988]
John Bosco -- 7 Dec 1973
   -  ["Muncie Postmaster striving to deliver best service Possible", The Muncie Star -22 Feb 1993]
   -  "Muncie Postmaster on assignment in Indianapolis" Acting Postmaster is Frank Tester - [The Muncie Star, 20 March 1984, page 5]
Arno Dykstra -- 14 Feb 1974

Postmaster Data

"Postmasters and Post Offices in Muncie - [S14, p 194]

Postal Sources:   [S6, p 944] [S7, p 106] [S8, p 3, 4, 10, 11, 14, 15]

 
[008] Misc. Muncie Information:

[008-001] "Muncie was chosen as the county seat not by popular vote but by three men selected for the task, following the crating of Delaware County in 1887.  The choice was logical.  Located near the center of the 397-square mile county, it was the only settlement."  [S11, 3 Oct 1996, page 2C] -

[008-002] "Muncie Sesquicentennial" - TheStarPress.com - Apr 2015

[008-003] Centre Township (Muncie) Delinquent Taxpayers, 1847 - [Delaware County Genealogist and Historian, March 1996, p 15, 16]
James T. Armstrong, Joseph Dean, John S. Garver, Jacob Westfall, Michael Buck heirs, Porter Graham, Stephen Harter, Martha J. Williamson, Elias Deal, G. C. Gilbert widow, Israel Williams

[008-004] Emily Kimbrough:
-  "A Lady 'Dear to Our Hearts'" - Photo and story - [The Muncie Star, 11 Feb 1989] - Doc2772.pdf
-  "Emily Kimbrough Visits Muncie" by Karen Good - [S20] -

[008-005] Roller Rinks:
Gibson Roller Arena: -
   -  "Thousands of Youths Helped Build Arena's Long Tradition" - by Cindy Carson - [The Muncie Star, 9 Nov 1987] - Doc2773.pdf
   - 
Campbell's Auditorium: - Photo - ["Roller Economics:  Skate Manufacturing a Boon to Muncie in 1880s" - Ball State News, 8 Nov 1987] - Doc2774.pdf


[008-006] - Muncie Civic Center:
-  "Center to Seek 'Small' Conventions" - [The Muncie Star, 16 Oct 1987, p 5]

[008-007] Newspapers:
-  Circa 1837:  Muncietonian [S15, p 106-109]
      -  16 June 1837:  By D. Gharky and J. White - Junius:  "Not to Instruct the Learned - But simply to inform the body of the People." - Politics Unknown - [S16, p 29]
-  15 March 1841 to 19 Mar 1842:  Muncietown Telegraph - Edited and published by J. S. Garver - Franklin:  "Where Liberty Dwells there is my Country" - Whig [S16, p 29]
-  4 June 1842 to 5 Nov 1842:  Village Herald - Edided and owned by Joseph G. Jones - "I com, the Herald of a noisy World; News from all nations lumbering at my back" Whig [S16, p 29]
-  5 Aug 1843 to 7 Oct 1843:  Muncietown Yoeman - Edited and published by Levi L. Hunter and Obadiah Coffeen "We know no king but God - No country by the Land of Liberty"
      - Whig [S16, p 29]
-  10 Oct 1843 to 30 Nov 1844:  Delaware County Democrat - Edited by Isaac "Skipper" Norris and by Joseph S. Buckles until 29 Dec 1845 [S16, p 29]
-  Circa 1845:  Muncie Democrat  [S15, p 106-109]
-  10 Jan 1846 to 22 May 1847:  Muncie Journal, Printed and Published by Warren H. Withers - "Nothing is beautiful but Truth, and Truth alone is Lovely" - Whig - [S16, p 29]
-  Circa 1848:  Indiana Signal - John C. Osburn Editor & Proprietor  [S15, p 106-109]
   - 22 Apr 1848 to 22 Jan 1850:  Indiana Signal edited by John C. Osborn - "I Come the Signal of a Noisy World - News from all nations lumbering at my back!" - Whig [S16, p 29]
-  13 Aug 1849:  Morning News moves to Adams St. near Walnut - [S15, p 191]
-  Jan to Dec 1850:  Muncietonian - Edited by A. F. Estabrook - "By Pleasing OUrselves we Hope to Please Others" - Democrat - [S16, p 29]
-  1872:  The Muncie News established [S15, p 185]
-  1876:  The first Sunday Newspaper in Indiana is believed to have begun with an edition of the old Muncie News in 1876 [The Indiana Book of Records, Firsts, and Fascination Facts]
-  1878:  The Evening Press established [S15, p 185]
-  1892:  The Morning News established - Charles F. W. Neely, Publisher [S15, p 185]
-  5 July 1892:  Muncie Daily News changes to morning edition of 8 pages [S15, p 175]

[008-008] Soap Box Derby:
-  "First Soap Box Champ:  Making it Big at the Finals", by Bob Barnet [The Muncie Star, 9 Sept 1987]


[008-009]


[008-010] Red Skelton:
-  "Modest Skelton want to leave 'Friendly Feeling'", by George Howe [The Muncie Star, 6 Oct 1977, page 1] - Doc2776.pdf

[008-011] Ball State University:
-  "It's been fun to watch BSU campus grow over the years" by Bill Spurgeon [The Muncie Star, 10 Sept 1986]
-  "Beneficence:  A Golden Anniversary - 1937-1987" - [The Muncie Star, 25 Sept 1987, Special Supplement]
-  "University and Community combine to commemorate 'Beneficence' at 50" by Rick Yencer [The Muncie Star, 27 Sept 1987]
-  Eastern Indiana Normal University, Opened 29 Aug 1899 - F.A.Z. Kumler, President. [S15, p 191]


[008-012] 
-  Teddy Roosevelt visits Muncie  11 Oct 1900 while he was a candidate for Vice-President of the United States.  He spends 1/2 hour in Muncie - Much Enthusiam [S15, p 193]
-  Muncie City Hall location, 1880:  Jackson and Mulberry Streets - [S15, p 127]
-  The year 1885 marks the beginning of Electric Lighting in Muncie [S15, p 136]
-  Indiana Bridge Co. Organized March 1887 [S15, p 149]
-  President Benjamin Harrison visits Muncie on 13 Oct 1890 [S15, p 172]
-  ["In the Press of Things", The Muncie Evening Press, 23 March 1984]:
   -  Producers Dairy - Location:  401 Broadway
   -  Cities Service - Willard & Macedonia
   -  Wolfe's Ice Cream -



[008-013] Hemingray Glass Co.:
-  18 June 1892:  "Hemingray and Over Glass factories burned to the ground, a spark from a switch engine starting the fire; loss of nearly a quarter of a million dollars." [S15, p 175]
-  "Ball Brothers located on Meridian St. and Hemingray located east of that." [S15, p 159]


[008-014] Telephone:
-  List of Subscribers [S15, p 129, 130]
-  Oct 1893:  "Central Union Telephone Co. said to have over 250 customers in Muncie." [S15, p 179]


[008-015] Muncie Public Library:
-  11 Mar 1901:  Carnegie donates $50,000 for Library [S15, p 194]
-  29 July 1901:  Southeast corner of Jackson and Jefferson selected for building site. [S15, p 194]
-  28 Apr 1902:  "Contract for construction of Carnegie Library awarded to Morrow and Morrow of Muncie at $46,375.70" [S15, p 197]
-  1 Jan 1904:  Muncie Public Library Dedicated [S15, p 200]
-  nd - StarPress - Photo with Caption - Doc4291.pdf


[008-016] Canals:
-  "The contemplated Central Canal will pass through this place." (From the first issue of "Muncietonian, 1827) - [S15, p 106]
[008-017] Westside Park:
-  DCHS Newsletter, Vol. 23, No 1, Jan-March 2008
-  [DCHS Newsletter, July-Sept 2007, Vol22, No 3, page 5]
-  [DCHS Newsletter, April-June 2007, page 8]
-  [DCHS Newsletter, Dec 2007, p 3-10]
-  [DCHS Newsletter, Jan-March 2007, p 6]
[008-018] Automobiles - Muncie
-  [DCHS Newsletter, July-Sept 2007, Vol22, No 3, page 8-10]
-  "A Garage for Inter State Autos" - [DCHS Newsletter, April-June 2007, page 6]
-  "First Auto Produced in Muncie - When???" - [DCHS Newsletter, April-June 2007, page 7]
-  Interstate Auto - Guy Hasty "Jack" Wilson - [DCHS Newsletter, Jan-March 2007, p 11]
[008-019] Muncie Pottery:
-  [Muncie Evening Press, 24 Dec 1987, p 10]: 
      - Circa 1920s - Location;  N. Lincoln St., North end - Founder:  Charles O. Grafton - Ethel Schrecongost Pottery Finisher - Gill Clay Pot Co. on same Property
      -  27 Dec 1918:  Became division of Gill Clay Pot Co. - Began production 1922
      -  20 Jan 1931:  Reorganized as Muncie Potteries, Inc
      -  20 Jan 1939:  Ceased operation - Production had ceased abt 1937
      -  30 March 1942:  Corporation dissolved
      -  Circa 1960s:  Building destroyed by fire
[008-020] Gill Clay Pot Co.:
- Location:  N. Lincoln St. - Founded by James S. Gill, 1882 in Bellaire, Ohio and moved to Muncie 1892 where it operated as Gill Brothers - 1908 Incorporated as Gill Clay Pot Co. - Article by Betty Harris "Muncie Pottery was first . . . " [Muncie Evening Press, 24 Dec 1987]
[008-021] The Moore-Youse House
-  Article - Delaware County Genealogist, March 1992, page 3
[008-022] Fire Stations:
-  "Our Neighborhood" by Bill Spurgeon - The Muncie Star (Muncie, Indiana), 24 Apr 1996
Sharkey's Pizza - YouTube Video -
 
"Five Points Fountain"  Article and Photo - [DCHS Newsletter, May-June 2015]
 
 
 
 
[009] Ball Brothers Company:
-  Wikipedia:  Ball Brothers Company
Another Ball Brothers Link
-  History of the Company - Source Unknown - Doc2771.pdf
-  "Ball Corp. Tossing a Party to Mark 100 Years in Muncie", by Brian Francisco, [The Muncie Star, 7 June 1987, page 1A, 12A]
   -  Photos and Story with a Timeline - Photo of the 5 Ball Brothers - Timeline Doc2775.pdf
-  July 1887:  From Buffalo, NY - Plant on Meridan St.  [S15, 148]
-  28 Oct 1890:  $100,000 fire destroys Stamping Dept. [S15, p 174]
-  March 1892:  "Stamping Mill resumes operation in rebuilt quarters" [S15, p 174]
-  "Indiana Historical Society places new marker"  Ball Brothers Manufacturing Company - (Photo w/ short article) - [DCHS Newsletter, Apr-June 2008, page 1]
-  Ball Brothers Paper Plant (Now Schwartz Paper Co.) - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 21 Sept 1992]
[010] McRae Club:
-  "Days of Yesteryear:  Sifting Through 95 years of history at the McRae Club" and "McRae Club Minutes Reveal Much of Bygone Era" - [The Muncie Star, 10 Sept 1989, p 1B]
   -  Named for:  Emma Montgomery McRae
[011] Railroads:
-  "Union Station Snapshot Brings Fond Memories" by Hope Barnes - [The Muncie Star, 15 Aug 1989, p 9]
-  "Train Station next for Wrecking Ball?:  Community Lacks Preservation Plan" by Brian Francisco - [The Muncie Star, 13 Aug 1989]
   -  Photo of Union Staion
   -  Photo of former Ball Stores building being torn down
-  "Union Station Priorities Debated", by Brian Francisco [The Muncie Star, 23 Aug 1989]
-  "Conrail Grants Extension of time to save Station", by Rick Yencer - [The Muncie Star, 8 Sept 1989]
-  Wysor Street Depot:  "Long Awaited Restoration"   - StarPress, nd Album of Yesteryear, photo and caption - Doc4290.pdf
-  Railroads in Muncie - "Our Neighborhood" by Bill Spurgeon - nd - Doc4299.pdf
[012] Minnetrista Cultural Center:

"Minnetrista Center:  Cornerstone to be placed, Parkway Dedicated, Orchard Complex Open in Sunday Ceremonies" by Rick Yencer - [The Muncie Star, 23 Oct 1987, p 25]

"Ribbon Cut, Cornerstone Mortared in Celebrations t Cultural Center" by Liz Green [The Muncie Star, 26 Oct 1987]

"Construction Continues.  Construction on the Minnetrista Cultural Center continues even on the coldest days.  The Center, which is scheduled to open in December of next year, is being built by Ball Brothers Foundation and the George and Frances Ball Foundation on 35 acres along White River on Minnetrista Parkway."  [The Muncie Star, 5 Dec 1987] (Photo by John Crozier)

"Adam Wolfe:  Late Philanthropist featured in Minnetrista Cultural Center" by Hope Barnes [The Muncie Star, 25 Oct 1988, p 9] - Doc2779.pdf

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[013] Brodericks
Factory located on the east side of Muncie at the intersection of St Rd 32 and White River
Torn down in the early part of 2010   S5,
 
 

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[014] Borg-Warner (Warner Gear)
Closes its doors - April 2009 - ["What are we going to do next?" - Muncie www.StarPress.com  24 April 2009.]
Warner Gear Facts:  ["What are we going to do next?" - Muncie www.StarPress.com  24 April 2009.]
1901 — Tom and Henry Warner found Warner Gear in Muncie, employing eight people
1909 — Warner Gear begins building first manual transmission
1920 — Warner Gear employs 1,000 people at plant at the corner of Hackley and Seymour Streets
1928 — Warner Gear, Borg & Beck (carburetor makers), Marvel-Shebler and Mechanics Universal Joint merge and form BorgWarner, headquartered in Chicago
1929 — Plant 2 is built at Seymour and Hackley streets
1930 — Plant 3 is built along Kilgore Avenue
1935 — Borg-Warner employs 3,700 at Muncie plants
1937 — United Auto Workers organize
1940 — BorgWarner builds first power transfer case (for four-wheel drive)
World War II — Jeep transmissions built in Muncie
1945-46 — Plant 3 expands, a process that continues through 1961
1950 — BorgWarner begins building Ford-O-Matic at Kilgore Avenue plant
1951-53 — Peak local employment: Approximately 6,100. A 1953 strike lasts for 10 weeks
1955 — T-10 manual transmission for Corvette built in Muncie
March 1988:  The News Special Issue "History of Transmission Systems" - Doc2780.pdf
1989 — Local Borg-Warner workers strike for 52 days over health insurance issues. 2,575 employees are involved
1990 — 2,275 employees
1991 — Sells Muncie built industrial/marine transmission line — 2,700 employees
1996 — Company announces sale of manual transmission line built in Muncie to Tremac, a Mexican company, resulting in about 800 local job losses
1999 — 1,100 hourly employees / 200 management
2000 — BorgWarner, then with nearly 1,300 employees, receives $3.3 million in tax abatement on a $52 million equipment investment. Company officials pledge to create 250 news jobs in return
2004 — BorgWarner opens first-ever company-owned pharmacy in Muncie, says Muncie is home to the company’s highest health-care costs
August 2005 — Muncie City Council forgives BW promise to add 250 hourly employees, as per arrangement for 2000 tax abatement. 1,074 hourly employees
September 2006 — Muncie City Council votes 6-3 to strip BorgWarner Automotive of about $150,000 in property tax abatement, citing a failure to create the promised jobs
November-December 2006 — Members of United Auto Workers Local 287 refuse to reopen contract negotiations two years early and corporate officials warn the plant could close
February 8, 2007 — BorgWarner Automotive announces the plant will close by April 24, 2009, the end of the current contract with United Auto Workers Local 287. The local workforce numbers about 780
July 2008 — About 200 workers — nearly half the remaining workforce — are laid off
April 9, 2009 — About 150 workers are laid off and production ends, leaving only about 70 workers to close down the plant
April 23-24, 2009 — Shutdown of Kilgore Avenue plant
June 15, 2009 — Preview of a three day auction of unwanted machinery at the plant
 
"Warner Gear survived Conflict of early years" by Seth Slabaugh [The Muncie Star, Apr 2002] - Doc2782.pdf
   -  Dwight Hoover:  "The historian says Muncie industrialists were embroiled in a feud."
 
 
 

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[015] Rivoli Theatre
http://rivolitheatre.wordpress.com/
Demolition http://rivolitheatre.wordpress.com/demolition/
Salvage Day http://rivolitheatre.wordpress.com/salvage-day/
Trip to the Dome http://rivolitheatre.wordpress.com/trip-to-the-top/ 
 

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[016] Muncie Central High School
Location:  311 S. High St. - Built 1914/ 1915 on site of old Muncie High School - [The Muncie Star, 20 May 1973, p 1D]
1973:  Moving to new building on N. Walnut from old Building at 311 S. High St. - New Building $9 million Open-Concept School [The Muncie Star, 20 May 1973, p 1D]
-  [The Muncie Star, 20 May 1973, p 1D]:
   -  "Central Spirit to Move into a New 'House'" and
   -  "Call it What you Like - Spirit, Tradition or Camaraderie - It made Central Special" -
   -  "Central Cornerstone to Yield up its Ancient Treasures"
 

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[017] Muncie High School
Location:  311 S. High St. - Built/Opened 1879
1913:  Dismantled after being condemmend twice by the State Board of Health - l [The Muncie Star, 20 May 1973, p 1D]
 
 
 

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[018] Hotels
[018-001] Delaware Hotel:
-  Circa 1945 - Located on Mulberry St. - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 7 May 1991]
 
 
 

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[019] Businesses:
[019-001] Beckett Bronze Co.
- Location:  20th and Walnut, NE Corner - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-002] Muncie Foundry & Machine Co.
-  Location:  Walling Ave & 7th St - Date 1915  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-003] Dayton-Walther Corp:
-  Location:  Highland Ave & Madison St, West of McCulloch Park - Purchased Property C. 1960 - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-004] Whiteley Malleable Foundry:
-  Location:  Highland Ave & Madison St. West of McCulloch Park - Date:  1915 - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-005] Warner Electric:
-  Location:  SE corner Kilgor & Perkins, C. 1920s - Former Location:  NW Corner of Walnut & 20th - Ceased operations C. 1940s - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-006] Liberty Bowl:
-  Location:  Liberty Street, South of Willard  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-007] Muncie Paper Stock Co.:
-  Operated by Dobrow Family - Moved to former Eagle Foundry site, Kilgore & Perkins  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-008] Hartley Oil & Coal Co.:
-  Began C. 1930  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-009] Union Iron and Brass Foundry:
-  1915 - Location:  Lincoln Ave. and 7th St.  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-010] Machinists Foundry Co.:
-  Location:  10th & Macedonia - Date 1915 - A. L. Bingham, President   - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-011] Frank Foundries:
-  Location:  Walling Ave. & 7th St.   - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-012] Albion Malleable Foundries:
-  Location:  Highland Ave. & Madison St. - West of McCulloch Park - C. 1930   - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 24 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-013] WLBC Radio:
-    Fredrick M. Hinshaw, Newscaster - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 26 Dec 1991]
[019-014]  Eagle Foundry:
-  Location:  SE Corner Kilgore & Perkins  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 27 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-015]  Indiana Foundry:
-  Location;  Liberty ST. South of Walling - See City Directories C. 1920  - Sold to Fred A. Collinge, Wabash, IN - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 27 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-016]  Muncie Gear Works:
-  William C. Spurgeon one of the Officers  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 27 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-017]  Goddard Warehouse:
-  Location:  Seymour St. and High St. - 3 round windows on east side of building  - [Our Neighborhood, The Muncie Star, 27 Jan 1994, P 4A]
[019-018] 
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[020] Cemeteries -
[020-001] Beech Grove Cemetery:
-  "First City-owned burial ground rich with history (Muncie Star, 24 May 1992 (Doc4293.pdf)
-  Cemetery Map - (Doc4294.pdf)
-  Moore-Youse Family:  Lot #414 (Old Section)
[020-002] Elm Ridge Cemetery:
-  "Indianapolis Company Buys Elm Ridge Cemetery" - The Muncie Star, 19 June 1990
   -  The Watkins Family sold the cemetery to American Heritage Corp., of Indianapolis
   -  Original Founders:  James E. Watkins, Charles E. Watkins, William F. White and Mr. and Mrs. Dee O. Skillen
 
 

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Sources
 

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S1 Google Maps  
S2 Muncie Free Press  
S3    
S4 WikiPedia Article  
S5 "Another Smokestack bites the Dust"  StarPress Online (Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana), 22 March 2010.  Ph7940.jpg  Doc0071.txt  Acc001406  
S6 Baker, J. David. The Postal History of Indiana, 2 Volumes. Louisville, Ky: Leonard H. Hartman, 1976, Bk3010.
Repositories:  Bracken Library, Ball State University and Anderson Public Library
 
S7 Baker, J. David. The Postal History of Indiana, Microfiche. Louisville, Ky: Leonard H. Hartman, 1976, Bk3010.
Repositories:  Bracken Library, Ball State University and Anderson Public Library
 
S8 An Atlas of Delaware County, Indiana. Philadelphia: Griffing, Gordon & Co, 1887, reprint ed., Knightstown, Indiana: Mayhill Publications, 1971,  Bk1849.  
S9 Map: Delaware County, Indiana, 1876. (Published by Baskin, Forster & Co. Lakeside Building Chicago, 1876. Engraved & Printed by Chas. Shober & Co. Props. Of Chicago Lithographing Co.) David Rumsey Map Collection. http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~23110~790090:Map-of-Delaware-County---Published-#  Accessed, 27 Feb 2012. Acc002078/Ph9386-001 to 041.jpg

Detail: Muncie, Centre Township

 

From 1876 - Delaware County Map


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S10 Map:  Asher, Adams & Higgins. New Topographical Atlas and Gazetteer of Indiana, multiple counties including Delaware, Blackford, Madison, and Hamilton and others. Indianapolis: Higgins & Ryan, 1870, pages 19, 20. David Rumsey Map Collection. http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~33585~1171285:New-topographical-atlas-and-gazette?sort=Pub_List_No_InitialSort%2CPub_Date%2CPub_List_No%2CSeries_No#  Accessed 28 Feb 2012. Acc002079/Ph9387.jpg

Map Detail:  Center Township, Delaware County

 
S11 "Our Neighborhood". Muncie, Indiana: The Muncie Star.  
S12 "Munseytown is Formed".  Delaware County Genealogist and Historian, Vol 4, No. 2, June 1995, page37-39, 48.  
S13 BookMap of Delaware County Indiana: Indexed and Printed in Atlas Form from 1874 Wall Map. Original: Philadelphia: A.L. Klingman, 1874. Reprint: Muncie, Indiana: D & N Research, 1989. Bk3642, pages 4-7  
S14 Helm, T. B. (Thomas B). History of Delaware County, Indiana: with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. Kingman Brothers, 1881 (Reprint, 1976), Bk1595  
S15 Kemper, G W H. A Medical History of the State of Indiana. Chicago, Ill: American Medical Association Press, 1911.  
S16 Stoeckel, Althea L. Delaware County, Indiana, 1827-1850: The Pioneer Period. Muncie, Indiana: Ball State University, 1975. Bk3619  
S17 "Delaware County Delinquent Taxpayers of 1847"  Transcribed by Joyce Colleen Libes.  Delaware County Genealogist and Historian, March 1996, pages 15, 16 - Doc2908.pdf  
S18 "History of Middletown" (Muncie).  A talk given by Dwight Hoover at the E. B. Ball Center, 6 Oct 1987.  Notes of the talk, Doc2795.pdf  
S19 332:  The Road to Muncie:  Charrette Findings -
-  Report Published by Ball State's College of Architecture and Planning and Ball Brothers Foundation to "Do Something about S. R. 332"
-  No date is attached to this report - Doc3757.pdf
 
S20 Newsletter:  The Bulletin (Delaware County Historical Society) Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, Vol. 5, No. 4 (July/ August 2017).   
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