If These Walls Could Tell: Shrewsbury-Windle House

Presented by Storytelling Arts of Indiana at Indiana Landmarks Center, Indianapolis IN

Feb 16 2020
If These Walls Could Tell: Shrewsbury-Windle House

Upon its completion in 1849, Charles Shrewsbury’s Greek Revival-style home in Madison defined antebellum elegance, with high-ceilinged rooms, decorative columns, and floor-to-ceiling windows framing views of the Ohio River.

Architect Francis Costigan displayed his genius in the Shrewsbury home’s crowning feature: a freestanding spiral staircase ascending from the front foyer up through the entire height of the house. It was a showplace built for entertaining.

In the 1940s, Chicago residents John and Ann Windle became acquainted with the charming river town while visiting a relative who worked at nearby Hanover College. But it wasn’t until a real estate agent introduced them to the Shrewsbury House in 1948 that

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Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 16, 2020 at 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)

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Program is followed by a reception.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Indiana Landmarks Center

1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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