October 29, 2020
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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Elisa Gross
- 4 weeks 1 day ago
You could say Matt Garnett was made for the firefighting life. The Engine 14 captain for the Evansville Fire Department was born at Welborn Hospital...
Trista Lutgring
- 4 weeks 1 day ago
When Warrick County, Indiana, was formed in 1813, the county line stretched from as far east as Perry County all the way west to the Wabash River....
Stan Schmitt
- 4 weeks 1 day ago
Over the years there have been tales of ghosts, haunted places, unexplained lights, and other supernatural happenings in Evansville, but in 1877 an...
Trista Lutgring
- 4 weeks 1 day ago
Along the western edge of Oak Hill Cemetery in section C, Lot 118 holds a lone grave along with a monument of a woman reaching toward the heavens....
Dallas Carter
- 4 weeks 1 day ago
After receiving the Indiana Landmarks’ Efroymson Family Endangered Places Grant, the Downtown Evansville Community Development Corporation...
Trista Lutgring
- 13 weeks 5 days ago
On Oct. 31, 1942, Evansville’s shipyard rolled out its first landing ship, tank, otherwise known as the LST. These compact but maneuverable...
Trista Lutgring
- 13 weeks 5 days ago
The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Coliseum has stood at the end of Third Street across from the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse since 1917. The...
Vernie Menke and Elisa Gross
- 13 weeks 6 days ago
Elberfeld, Indiana, native and self-described country boy Vernie Menke had never been to New York City, but sightseeing wasn’t what brought him...
trista lutgring
- 13 weeks 6 days ago
Oak Hill Cemetery draws many visitors simply for its beauty. Toward the back of the cemetery, in section 40, a grave marker stands out with its...
Stan Schmitt
- 13 weeks 6 days ago
As Evansville copes with COVID-19, taking a look back more than 100 years ago, we can see the effects of the last pandemic on the city. Evansville...
Alan Pell Crawford
- 21 weeks 5 days ago
Next time Warren Batts plays at the Red Geranium in New Harmony, Indiana, drop by, introduce yourself, and thank him for me. The guitarist and singer...
Trista Lutgring
- 27 weeks 2 days ago
A Valley of Opportunity. Feel the Pride Come Alive. Go Forward with Evansville. Gateway to the South. e is for everyone. Over the course of...
Elisa Gross
- 31 weeks 13 hours ago
Last year, the Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science led 427 unique museum tours across 200 field trips that reached 6,000 students, all of...
Mattie Miller as told to Elisa Gross
- 31 weeks 14 hours ago
Mattie Miller grew up in Adams, Tennessee, and moved to Evansville when she married her husband William Miller in 1953. Her first teaching job was at...
Trista Lutgring
- 31 weeks 15 hours ago
It was Dec. 19, 1944, when Pope Pius XII created the Diocese of Evansville, dedicating an area made up of 12 counties in southwestern Indiana...
Stan Schmitt
- 31 weeks 15 hours ago
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony, who authored the...
Trista Lutgring
- 31 weeks 1 day ago
Mark Stutsman has a thing for filing cabinets. When he sees them at picking spots and markets, he can’t help but examine and purchase them...
Dallas Carter
- 31 weeks 2 days ago
The Illiana Barn Sale in Princeton, Indiana, appears to be a simple flea market, but the antiques inside represent the lifelong passion of Rodney...
Philip Hooper
- 36 weeks 2 days ago
Zipping around in a two-seater sports car always is fun. It is more fun if it is with your first grade teacher — even more fun if she’s...
Elisa Gross, Dallas Carter, and Trista Lutgring
- 40 weeks 5 days ago
Bell-bottoms, disco, shag hair, and peace and love — the 1970s was a tumultuous decade with moments and events that have shaped the world...