September 22, 2018
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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Elisa Gross
- 1 week 5 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
- 2 weeks 3 days 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
- 2 weeks 3 days 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
- 2 weeks 3 days 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
- 7 weeks 2 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
- 9 weeks 3 days 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
- 10 weeks 2 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
- 10 weeks 2 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
- 10 weeks 2 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
- 10 weeks 2 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
- 19 weeks 2 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...
Trista Lutgring & Elisa Gross
- 25 weeks 2 days ago
Religious buildings — among the most historic, architecturally distinguished, lavishly ornamented structures in a community — belong not...
Stan Schmitt
- 25 weeks 4 days ago
Few people on the elevated section of the Lloyd Expressway west of Pigeon Creek realize they are crossing a former lake. Fewer still know of the...
Elisa Gross
- 26 weeks 3 days ago
Jake and Janell Bessler believe it was fate that brought them to their Lincolnshire home. After moving into the house in July 2014, the couple found...
Trista Lutgring
- 30 weeks 3 days ago
 On an unusually warm day in late January, stepping into the Alhambra Theatre located in Haynie’s Corner Arts District is akin to stepping...
Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 30 weeks 5 days ago
Every city has its hidden spots — artifacts, historic landmarks, little-known events, and secret food items that make up the fabric of a...
Emily Miles
- 35 weeks 4 days ago
On the night of April 4, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy arrived in Indianapolis for a scheduled presidential primary campaign rally. But as he reached the...
Stan Schmitt
- 35 weeks 4 days ago
January 7, 2018, marked the 200th anniversary of the formation of Vanderburgh County. The creation of the county was the result of Warrick County...
Emily Miles
- 35 weeks 4 days ago
Three motorized dollies straddled the centerline of Newburgh’s Water Street one cloudy December morning. On top of the dolly rig was a series...
trista lutgring and elisa grosS
- 1 year 1 week ago
"Based on a true story” is quite the clichéd movie phrase these days, used to pique interest in the latest picture on the big...