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HAUTE HOMES Landmark home Historic Markle House for sale I WORDS: KATIE SHANE PHOTOGRAPHY: MICHAEL GREGORY t’s not every day that a historic Indiana landmark is available for purchase – or that the owner and family could make that landmark their home, but surprisingly one of the oldest intact historic resi- dential structures in Vigo County is on the market. Built in 1848 by Frederick & Sarah Markle, who were early settlers to the area, the Greek Revival double-pile house originally served not only as the Markles’ residence but also as Frederick’s office, according to Indiana Landmarks. According to the organization Fredrick worked in mill operation across the road on Otter Creek. The property also served as a stage coach stop for the line that operated between Terre Haute and Lafayette. Since the spring of 1984 Sallie Cox and her family have owned the home, which was recently listed it with Traivs Behem, a broker with Jane Rowe Realty. Cox says the home, which is listed on the National 42 Terre Haute Living • January/February 2019 Built in 1848 by Frederick & Sarah Markle, the Greek Revival home is now up for sale. tribstar.com/terrehauteliving