Walking Tour

Versailles Historical Walking Tour

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Travel around town to take in the sites, and learn more about each location, person, or event by clicking on the links below to access a written overview or video.

  1. Ripley County Courthouse - 115 W Main Street - 
  2. Spencer House - 131 N Washington Street - Historical Overview

  3. The Versailles Bank circa 1910 & current Ripley County Historical Society - 150 N Washington Street - 
  4. ​General John Hunt Morgan's Raid - 207 W Tyson Street - 
  5. W.T. Austin General Store - 131 W Tyson Street - Historical Overview

  6. Free and Accepted Masons Building #7 Circa 1870 - 117 W Tyson Street - Historical Overview

  7. Hassmer House - 101 W Tyson Street - Historical Overview

  8. J.A. Hunter Store - 1 S Main Street - Historical Overview

  9. Fernando G. Taylor House - 102 N Main Street - 
  10. James Henry Tyson Birthplace - 114 N Main Street - 
  11. Cliff Hill Cemetery - E 2nd North Street - Historical Overview

  12. Florence Skeen (Pegge) Grave - far east end of cemetery - Historical Overview

  13. Wm. Loesnitz Grave - northeast section of cemetery - Historical Overview 

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  15. Gordon's Leap - E 2nd North Street - Historical Overview

  16. Hanging Tree - E 2nd North Street - 
  17. Dr. W.T.S. Cornett's Office - 226 N Main Street - 
  18. Eli Hunter House - 244 N Main Street - 
  19. Lowell Hunter House -313 N Main Street - Historical Overview
  20. Henry Smith House - 328 N Main Street- Historical Overview

  21. Firth House - 330 N Main Street - Historical Overview

  22. Versailles Pumpkin Show - 202 W 1st North Street - 
  23. Adam Stockinger House - 207 N Adams Street - Historical Overview

  24. Tyson Temple United Methodist Church - 324 W Tyson Street - 
  25. Tyson Memorial Library - 325 W Tyson Street - Historical Overview

  26. Tyson Auditorium - 100 N High Street - 
  27. Versailles Seminary / Early Versailles Schools - 100 N High Street - Historical Overview

  28. Versailles Tyson School - 100 N High Street - 
  29. Ripley Publishing - 115 S Washington Street - Historical Overview

  30. American Legion - State Basketball Champion Team - 119 S Washington Street - 
  31. Smith-Engel Log Cabin - 127 Water Street - Historical Overview

  32. Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Building - 200 S Main Water Street - 
  33. Dickerson House - 501 S Main Street - Historical Overview

  34. Seelinger House - 607 S Main Street - Historical Overview

  35. John W. Hunter House circa 1816 - County Road 25 S - Historical Overview

  36. Busching Bridge - County Road 25 S - 
  37. Versailles State Park - 1387 E U. S. 50 - 

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