Favorite Place — Family Finds

My ancestors have lived many places. But, this week I need to name a favorite place. So, I will pick a place I know well. Irvington is a neighborhood on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana. It is roughly defined west to east between Emerson Ave. and Arlington Ave. North to south from E. 10th St. to Brookville Rd. With Washington St. as the primary commercial artery. Irvington was originally developed in the late 19th century as a suburban community of 1 acre platted home sites. Over time, property owners subdivided their parcels and now the lots are all sizes and shapes. Also, many of the streets were designed in a romantic style to wind their way through the neighborhood. So, unlike most of Indianapolis, not all the streets run strictly north/south or east/west.

Read Full Post: Favorite Place — Family Finds

Author: Barb LaFara

Let's exchange tips about genealogy, photography and travel.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: