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Cambridge City

Indiana

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Cambridge City Area

Chamber of Commerce      

PO Box 206    

Cambridge City, IN 47327    

765-478-4689    

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Upcoming Events

 

Contact the Town of Cambridge City for utilities and permits:  

(765) 478-3522 or

townofcambridgecity@comcast.net

Candidate Forum - April 24@ Cambridge City Public Library

 

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus - May 17 www.cmcircus.com

 

Fireworks - TBA

 

Canal Days - Sept. 8 & 9

 

Cambridge City Christmas Wonderland- November 24

History

 

General Meredith

 

Historic Timeline

 

Historic Homes

 

Overbeck Pottery

 

Historic Landmarks

 

 

Riverside Cemetery

In February, 1868, a committee was appointed to find a suitable burial place. The land was purchased for $250 per acre, and is located on the north east side of Cambridge City. The most prominent monument is that of General Solomon Meredith. Its presence is a fitting tribute to the history of Riverside Cemetery.

 

Whitewater Canal

The canal was to be constructed from a point near the mouth of the Nettle Creek where it empties into the west fork of the Whitewater River just south of Hagerstown, through Cambridge City, Connersville, Brookville and on to Lawrenceburg. Construction began on July 28, 1842. By October, 1845, the canal had been completed to Cambridge City at the cost of $1,137,665 and a length of 76 miles. The success of the Canal was short lived due to flooding and the coming of the railroads. The dream of Cambridge City becoming a metropolis never materialized.

 

Visit the Whitewater Canal Museum, located on the third floor of the Vinton House (on Main Street in downtown Cambridge City).

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Historic Landmarks