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By William P. Helling

Crawfordsville, based within the early 1820s, has a various background for a small city positioned in rural, west-central Indiana. the city was once the location of a tremendous land workplace, which attracted many settlers, in addition to speculators, to the world. Crawfordsville grew to become identified for its highbrow and innovative surroundings and earned the nickname of the "Athens of Indiana," specially for the various citizens with literary accomplishments. Wabash university was once demonstrated in Crawfordsville in 1832, and the institution's academics and scholars have contributed vastly to the improvement of the town's tradition and status. as well as its authors and poets, Crawfordsville has had its proportion of musicians, artists, squaddies, and statesmen who've performed a job some distance past the borders of Montgomery County, of which Crawfordsville is the seat. photos of the USA: Crawfordsville is a photographic journey of the folks and locations that experience marked this city from its early days. a few two hundred old photos catch the town's improvement, in addition to its attention-grabbing, and infrequently distinctive, accomplishments.

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