Brownsburg (Images of America) by Linda Lichte Cook

By Linda Lichte Cook

In 1835, William Harris sectioned off his land�the zone referred to now as major and eco-friendly Streets in Brownsburg�for the aim of creating a city. Harris used beech timber, elm bushes, and hickory stumps to outline the town�s limitations; he known as it Harrisburg. The identify Harrisburg was once already in use in different places in Indiana, so Brownsburg, which paid homage to early settler James B. Brown, was once chosen in its place. Brownsburg�s railroad station, positioned among Indianapolis and Crawfordsville, situated the farming group for dramatic progress. As new settlers arrived, new companies, generators, and factories additionally started to open. this present day, Brownsburg maintains to develop, and the neighborhood is understood for its engineering and racing industries and its pleasant schools.

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