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Saddle Brook at Crapo Estates

An Upscale Neighborhood in a Gated Community Near Downtown Muncie, Indiana

Crapo Estates Mansion

The Original Crapo Mansion

Saddle Brook at Crapo Estates, in the City of Muncie, Indiana, is a neighborhood that rewards its residents for their hard work and success. Saddle Brook is a gated community near downtown Muncie and has convenient access to I-69.

Saddle Brook at Crapo Estates Home

Originally "Old Lane Farm" consisting of 600 acres surrounding the Georgian mansion of Frederick Crapo and Mildred Kitselman Crapo. Mr. Crapo was president of Indiana Steel and Wire and was the inventor of numerous industrial products and processes including the galvanizing process for wire.

Because of its location on a large estate, surrounded by timber, the house the Crapos built, although one of East Central Indiana's most spectacular, was kept in low public profile and quite secluded. General farming operations were carried out, including dairy cattle. The barn was modernized to house horses and a riding ring was added; "Old Lane Farm" became an equestrian site.

The New York Firm of Peabody, Wilson, and Brown, Architects designed the 1937 mansion — still standing today and the nucleus of Saddle Brook. Learn more about the "Old Lane Farm."

Saddle Brook at Crapo Estates

The City of Muncie, Indiana is located in Delaware County in the East Central part of Indiana. One of the state's best universities is located in the heart of Muncie, Ball State University along with one of the state's best hospitals, Ball Memorial Hospital. Muncie also offers a wide variety of great arts and cultural events. For more information about the area, visit the website of the Muncie Visitors Bureau, or our community links.

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