Salem Downtown Historic District

Roughly bounded by Mulberry, Hackberry, and Hayes Sts., CSX RR tracks, and Brock Cr.
Salem, Indiana

Historic Document

Salem Downtown Historic District is located in Washington County, Indiana certified as a historic location on Friday October 10, 1997. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Religion, Government, Social, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, more specifically a Religious Structure, Post Office, Meeting Hall, Department Store, Single Dwelling. Salem Downtown Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Architecture/Engineering, Event and its significance in Social History, Politics/Government, Commerce, Architecture.

Salem Downtown Historic District Information

Ownership Type: Private, Local, Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1824, 1851, 1888
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: McDonal, Harry P.; Shophell & Harris
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: U.S. Postal Service

Salem Downtown Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 740
Number of historically contributing buildings: 253
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 3
Number of historically contributing objects: 5
Number of noncontributing buildings: 52
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 1
Number of noncontributing objects: 3
Related Sections:
Salem Historic Locations Washington County Historic Locations Indiana Historic Locations