Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Culver 1906 vs 1914

A paper read by the retiring preseident at the Comercial club's banquet at the Osborn Hotel revealed the following comparisons duing the past eight years of Culver's history Thursday evening and reported in the 20 January 1914 culver citizen

Population 800/1,200

assessed vaulation $234,000 /$370,00

122 residences and business buildings haved been erected of which are:

  • the public school building
  • reformed church largae and modernly equipped ice houses
  • the bank building
  • the post office building
  • the osborn hotel
  • a wter works systen has bee set up
  • a public drinking fountain
  • many miles of cement walks, curbs and sutters

  • salary of the post office based upon the increase of buisness has grown from $1,600 to $2,200

    the bank has nearly double its capital and nearly trebled its business

    the telephone and railroad business has grown largely with the Vandalia's passenger receipts at this station now $40,000 per year and the receipts from incoming frieght about $56,000

    real estate has nearly doubled in value