March 20, 2019
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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 7 weeks 6 days ago
City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has...
Melissa Roe
- 9 weeks 4 days ago
What started as a small manufacturing business turned into an iconic American image — the Ball mason jar. The Ball brothers — Edmund,...
Trista Lutgring
- 10 weeks 1 day ago
The adage “There’s no place like home” resonates strongly with Richard Needham. He no longer lives in Evansville, but the Hoosier...
Elisa Gross
- 16 weeks 1 day ago
When Dennis and Marcia Au purchased their Downtown Evansville home on Southeast Second Street in 1998, it was in complete disrepair. After extensive...
Melissa Roe
- 16 weeks 6 days ago
For those on the hunt for a good item to fill your home with a one-of-a-kind story, Salvage Candy is right up your street. Their inventory is...
Trista Lutgring
- 16 weeks 6 days ago
As the turkey and fixings are put away after Thanksgiving, many families dig straight into the Christmas spirit by purchasing one of the most festive...
Trista Lutgring
- 17 weeks 4 days ago
Each November brings about a time of remembrance for those who fought and served in the U.S. armed forces. Throughout Evansville’s cemeteries,...
Stan Schmitt
- 17 weeks 4 days ago
For years Thanksgiving Day has been linked with sports. In Evansville, that has not been an exception. On Nov. 11, 1911, the Courier reported “...
Evansville Living Staff
- 17 weeks 4 days ago
Stanley Madison, founder and chairman of the Lyles Station Historic Preservation Group, recently recieved recognition for his long dedication to the...
Elisa Gross
- 27 weeks 2 days ago
With the dropping temperatures and changing leaves over the next few months, something wicked this way comes — the second annual Haunted...
Trista Lutgring
- 28 weeks 1 hour ago
North of Downtown Evansville, in what was once known as the area of Lamasco, Locust Hill Cemetery sits high along rolling hills next to Kratzville...
Paige Effinger
- 28 weeks 1 hour ago
A common assumption about the Tri-State is most of our ancestors were of German and Irish descent. But before the Germans and the Irish settled here...
Stan Schmitt
- 28 weeks 3 hours ago
In October 1928, Evansville was preparing to take to the air. The city already had agreed to purchase more than 200 acres around the Heerdink farm...
Paige Effinger
- 32 weeks 5 days ago
Walking in through the front doors of Fourth Street Accounting Solutions, you would not guess the office was home to an accounting firm. With natural...
Evansville Living Staff
- 35 weeks 1 hour ago
From glaciation to a changing river bend, the topography, physiology, and geology in southwestern Indiana is rich to say the least. At surface level...
Elisa Gross
- 35 weeks 6 days ago
Abraham Lincoln may only have lived in Indiana for 14 years of his adolescence, but the former U.S. president’s impact on the state has been...
Paige Effinger
- 35 weeks 6 days ago
 Many roads wind through the more than 260 square miles of Vanderburgh County, but these well-traveled paths have seen changes through the...
Trista Lutgring
- 35 weeks 6 days ago
 There’s a quiet beauty one can find in Evansville’s city cemeteries. Located just off Highway 41 North, Oak Hill Cemetery and...
Paige Effinger
- 35 weeks 6 days ago
 Evansville answered Uncle Sam’s call during World War II and soon became a hub for the home front efforts. During this time, multiple...
Stan Schmitt
- 44 weeks 6 days ago
Usually referred to as the General Cigar Building, the four-story brick building at the corner of Second and Court streets serves as the home of...