Summary of History and Significance
First outlined in 1967, Lockerbie Square is historically significant for a number of reasons. It is the oldest surviving neighborhood in Indianapolis where many immigrants first settled and built houses. Lockerbie Square was famous in the late 19th century and early 20th century as the home of the Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley. The area in achieved local fame as the original focus of neighborhood restoration activity in Indianapolis.
Lockerbie Square People's ClubMarjorie Kienle, President(317) 917-2275 - phone
Note: Neighborhood meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of most months (except July and December) at the Indianapolis Senior Center (708 E. Michigan St.).