Rushville (IN)

Rushville (IN)

  • Built in 1905, the Booker T. Washington School was constructed and designed to educate the African American children in the town.

  • The East Hill Cemetery was established in 1859. Wendell Willkie is probably the most famous person buried at the cemetery. He was the candidate for President back in 194…[View More]

  • History of the Lower-Laughlin Cemetery in Rushville, Indiana

  • The Main Street Christian Church was established in 1840 in Rushville, Indiana. The current building was constructed in 1894.

  • The Princess Theater was built in 1915 and closed in 2001. It is currently being renovated to be used as the City Hall.

  • The current Rush County Courthouse was built in 1896 and is the 3rd courthouse for the county.

  • The Rushville Memorial Gymnasium was built in 1926. It is the 3rd oldest gymnasium still being used in Indiana for basketball games.

  • The Rushville Public Library dates its origins back to 1823. The current library building was constructed in 1930.

  • St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception was built in 1897 and is the third church for this parish.