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					 McCracken House (Hotel & Restaurant), 23 West Main St.,           McCracken House (Hotel & Restaurant), 23 West Main St.,
Mooresville, IN (1870-1951) (1912 Photographs by J. P. Calvert)   Mooresville, IN (1870-1951) (1912 Photographs by J. P. Calvert)




 McCracken House (Hotel & Restaurant), 23 West Main St.,           McCracken House (Hotel & Restaurant), 23 West Main St.,
Mooresville, IN (1870-1951) (1912 Photographs by J. P. Calvert)   Mooresville, IN (1870-1951) (1912 Photographs by J. P. Calvert)
 McCracken House was built                                                                                                                                 McCracken House was built
circa 1870 at 23 West Main                                                                                            flash From Your                     circa 1870 at 23 West Main                                                                                            flash From Your
Street in downtown Mooresville.                                                                                           Past Card                       Street in downtown Mooresville.                                                                                           Past Card




                                             Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                       Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
The hotel and restaurant was                                                                                                                              The hotel and restaurant was
operated by Wilkinson & Sarah
                                                                                                                      Historical Flash Card               operated by Wilkinson & Sarah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Historical Flash Card
McCracken for 45 years,                                                                                                Series — Card #12                  McCracken for 45 years,                                                                                                Series — Card #12
followed by their daughter, Eliza                                                                                                                         followed by their daughter, Eliza
Crawford. It was famous for its                                                                                                                           Crawford. It was famous for its
fried chicken dinners, and                                                                                                                                fried chicken dinners, and
Indianapolis customers took the                                                                                                                           Indianapolis customers took the
Interurban railway or drove                                                                                                                               Interurban railway or drove
(some in electric cars) to eat or                                                                                                                         (some in electric cars) to eat or
spend the night. The structure                                                                                                                            spend the night. The structure
was demolished in 1951 and                                                                                                                                was demolished in 1951 and
today is used as a drive-through                                                                                                                          today is used as a drive-through
bank facility and ATM.                                                                                                                                    bank facility and ATM.
                                                                                                                    Mooresville photographer J. P. Cal-                                                                                                                       Mooresville photographer J. P. Cal-
                                                                                                                    vert captured the McCracken                                                                                                                               vert captured the McCracken
                                                                                                                    House as it looked in 1912 (above                                                                                                                         House as it looked in 1912 (above
                                                                                                                    and other side).                                                                                                                                          and other side).
   Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                                   Published by Mooresville Public Library
          220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                                  220 West Harrison Street
           Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                                     Mooresville, IN 46158
           www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                                    www.mooresvillelib.org




 McCracken House was built                                                                                                                                 McCracken House was built
circa 1870 at 23 West Main                                                                                            flash From Your                     circa 1870 at 23 West Main                                                                                            flash From Your
Street in downtown Mooresville.                                                                                           Past Card                       Street in downtown Mooresville.                                                                                           Past Card
                                             Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                       Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
The hotel and restaurant was                                                                                                                              The hotel and restaurant was
operated by Wilkinson & Sarah
                                                                                                                      Historical Flash Card               operated by Wilkinson & Sarah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Historical Flash Card
McCracken for 45 years,                                                                                                Series — Card #12                  McCracken for 45 years,                                                                                                Series — Card #12
followed by their daughter, Eliza                                                                                                                         followed by their daughter, Eliza
Crawford. It was famous for its                                                                                                                           Crawford. It was famous for its
fried chicken dinners, and                                                                                                                                fried chicken dinners, and
Indianapolis customers took the                                                                                                                           Indianapolis customers took the
Interurban railway or drove                                                                                                                               Interurban railway or drove
(some in electric cars) to eat or                                                                                                                         (some in electric cars) to eat or
spend the night. The structure                                                                                                                            spend the night. The structure
was demolished in 1951 and                                                                                                                                was demolished in 1951 and
today is used as a drive-through                                                                                                                          today is used as a drive-through
bank facility and ATM.                                                                                                                                    bank facility and ATM.
                                                                                                                    Mooresville photographer J. P. Cal-                                                                                                                       Mooresville photographer J. P. Cal-
                                                                                                                    vert captured the McCracken                                                                                                                               vert captured the McCracken
                                                                                                                    House as it looked in 1912 (above                                                                                                                         House as it looked in 1912 (above
                                                                                                                    and other side).                                                                                                                                          and other side).
   Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                                   Published by Mooresville Public Library
          220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                                  220 West Harrison Street
           Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                                     Mooresville, IN 46158
           www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                                    www.mooresvillelib.org

				
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