Former owner was allowed to strip materials from inside home, diminishing its value


Indiana Landmarks had hoped to save and relocate the house at 218 N. State St. However, Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell said he didn't want to further delay the Potts Ditch project. (File photo)

GREENFIELD — A historic home in downtown Greenfield is scheduled be demolished, despite a preservation organization’s eleventh-hour attempt to salvage it.

The fate of the house at 218 N. State St. is due in part to a lack of early communication between the city and Indiana Landmarks, the Indianapolis-based nonprofit that attempted to intervene with the city’s plans to tear down the structure.

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