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The Yunker Family

Gus and Katherine Yunker

Gus and Katherine Yunker

Yunker House in Madison,
Police Station at the corner of Milton and West Streets

yunker house madison indiana

Photo: Harry Lemen, photographer, 1927
Thank you to the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library

Built in 1898 of red granite, this was home to the August (Gus) Yunker Family, owner of Pearl Packing Company. The brick front porch and the back two-story addition are not original to the house. The original front porch had a gabled roof and wooden pillars and railings. In the 1930's it was converted to offices for Pearl Packing Company. This company shipped pork products all over the country. It closed in 1972.

In 1974 the Madison Police Dept purchased the building for it's headquarters. At that time a new heating and air conditioning system were installed. Extensive work was done on the home including a new roof. The Madison Courier reported on January 6, 1982 that two of the four chimneys would be taken down and the metal decorative work in the middle of the road will also be removed because it is rusted and can't be repaired. In 1993 the police department gave up the building and it reverted to private ownership.

Yunker Porch Group

Yunker Porch Group
If anyone can help identify the people in this photo, please contact us!

1870 Census Gus Yunker

John, Emma, Ida, August

Marie Yunker

Marie Yunker

Gerogene Yunker Wilson

Georgene Yunker Wilson

Leo Yunker home on Main St

Leo Yunker home on Main St

Kathryn Yunker death notice



Doll collection donated

Marie and Georgene Yunker

Marie & Georgene Yunker

Marie Yunker Pearl Packing

Marie Yunker Pearl Packing


Yunker house before packing co

Yunker house before
packing company added


Yunker house with packing co

Yunker house with packing co

Pearl Packing Co Madison IN
Pearl Packing Co

Pearl Packing Wagon

Pearl Packing Wagon Madison IN

Yunker stockyards

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Inside Yunker home
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