Kreuzberger's Addition to Culver - 1899
1898 Jul 16 Col. Robert Kreuzberger has laid out several lots at Lake Maxinkuckee. These lots are sliced off Kreuzberger's
park, which is pre-eminently the handsomest park upon the west side of the lake.
||The below is to be in Robert Kreuzberger's handwriting; some of the words are missing - on the right hand side - it reads:
This addition to the town of Culver City, formerly Uniontown, Marshall co[unty], Indiana is laid out in part of
outlot number three (3) in the Vandalia addition t [o] Uniontown, Marshall County, Indiana and also a piece of
ground adjoining th[e] same on the East, commencing at the North east Corner of Lot Number three (3), and
runnin[g] thence East 132 feet to a sixty  foot street; thence south along said street one hundred [twenty]
(120) feet; thence west one hundred thirty-two (132) feet, to the East line of said outlot three [(3)], thence
North along the East line thereof one hundred twenty (120) feet to the place of beginnin[g]. to Robert Kreuzberger
March 23, 1894 recorded in deed record 52 page 231, in the Recorder's Office of Marshall County,Indi[ana].
The Lots from number one to five are each forty by one hundred twenty feet; Lot  is 37 feet wide by 120 feet
deep, and all front Toner Ave. The streets are laid out on the plat, Fifteen feet is dedicated fo[r] street
purposes on the west making that street f--- wide The alley on the South is ten (10) feet wide.
I Robert Kreuzberger do certify that I am proprietor of this addition and the same was platted and laid out under
my direction for the purpose of deposing of the same.
Culver City Ind.
April 17th 1899
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City Ind. met in regular session on the 17" day of
April 18899 at 7 o'clock P.M. Present at said meeting Trustees O. A. Rea, Abraham Hayes and Smauel E Medbourn
MInutes of previous meeting were read and approved
In the matter of Kreuzbergers addition to the town of Culver City Marsahall co. Indiana
Comes now Robert Kreuzberger and submits to the Board his addition to the town of Culver City Marshall co.
Indiana and asks that the same be confirmed and approved by the said Board of Trustees of said town and
the Board now appoints Abraham Hayes and S.E> Medbourn as a special committee to examine said plat and
said sommitte is directed to report at the present meeting og the said Board of Trustees
The said committe comes now and reports on said matter as flollows
The the Honorable Board of Trustees of the Town of CUlver City Indiana.
Your committee to whom was referred the matter of the plat of Kreuzbergers addition to the said town comes
now and reports that they have examined said plat and that they are acquanited with the ground platted and
that said plat is in all regular correct and proper and recommends that the same be confirmed and approved and
accepted as an addition to said town.
Signed Abrham Hayes a S. E. Medbourn
|In the March 23, 1900 Culver Herald we find he is selling
off the front six lots > of Kruezberger Park:
SIX LOTS FOR SALE. Facing Toner Avernue. They are situated in Krezberger Park, and are the most desirable
property in the city. they are within stone throw of beautiful Lake Maxinkuckee and one block from depot and
steamboat landing. The park is one of the finest in the state, and this would be an excellent location for
summer resorters. Contactor address R. Kreuzberger, Logansport, Ind.
|1906 Sanborn Map still lists it as "Kreuzberger Park"
1907 - Oct 31 - Property For Sale -
Five Lots FAcing Toner avenue, part of the Kreuzberger property.
Also the bulidng recently occupied by Burkett, and the brick beuilding of the Maxinkuckee club and the
south half of the real estate owned by the Kreuzberger estate.
Also the furniture and fixtures in the Maxinkuckee
club house. Enquire John Osborn
|The 1908 Plat map has it broke down into 6 lots on Toner Avenue; Outlot 2, and lot 7
and labled as "R. Kreuzberger's Add to Culver City"
|1914 - Sanborn map lists it as "Kreuzberger addition with one dwelling
1919 Feb 19 - Clarence Hollett and Cleve Crabb each bought a $500 lot of Sam Medbourn
in the Kreuzberger Park addition Hollet takes the 40X120 lot facing east next to the Slattery building and
Crabb takes the lot on Scott Street immediately west of the Slattery building. Both Men will put
up houses on the lots this spring
1919 - Feb 26 - William Miardow has bought of Sam Medbourn a lot adjoining the Kruezberger brick, on the north and will
bulid a block house this season
1919 - Feb 26 - John W. Cromley has bought of Sam Medbourn 101X014 feet in the Kreuzberger Park The piece
will make three lots facing the west This completes the sale by Medbourn of the park property except t lake fron lot
adjoing Dr. Norris' residence. Mr. Medbourn reserves this for his own use, expecting to put up a bungalow this season
1919 - Feb 26 - Jess Crabb has started excavating for a house on his Scott Street lot opposite the pool hall [note this
is also a part of the Kreuzberger addition and is opposite of the Mike Stalling's resident today which is on the corned
of Harding and Lakeshore aside the fire department]