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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Trista Lutgring & Elisa Gross
- 50 weeks 5 days ago
Religious buildings — among the most historic, architecturally distinguished, lavishly ornamented structures in a community — belong not...
Stan Schmitt
- 51 weeks 44 min 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
- 51 weeks 6 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
- 1 year 3 weeks 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
- 1 year 3 weeks 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
- 1 year 8 weeks 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
- 1 year 8 weeks 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
- 1 year 8 weeks 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 26 weeks 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...
Elisa Gross
- 1 year 26 weeks ago
To be a Hoosier is to know and love Abraham Lincoln, and residents of southern Indiana know better than anyone the impact the former president had on...
trista Lutgring
- 1 year 27 weeks ago
There was a gaping hole in the roof of the building sitting at the corner of Third Avenue and Columbia Street. Abandoned for many years and far from...
Stan Schmitt
- 1 year 27 weeks ago
In January 1924, as the new Bosse High School on the East Side opened, faculty members petitioned the school board to name the athletic field “...
Stan Schmitt
- 1 year 34 weeks ago
In northeast Evansville, more than 70,000 residents occupy what 19th century writers referred to as Evansville’s City of the Dead. The current...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 1 year 50 weeks ago
Evansville, Indiana, is a city that likes to dine out. We also like to reminisce about our favorite long-closed eateries. Get your taste buds ready...
Stan Schmitt
- 2 years 3 days ago
On Aug. 11, 1937, the Evansville Journal announced the Salt Pool had suddenly closed. Located on Buchanan Road at the base of Mount Auburn...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 2 years 3 days ago
I had visited Fredericksburg, Texas, before and vowed to return. The town of 10,829 just north of San Antonio and Austin has more than 400...
Michael Webster
- 2 years 3 days ago
Small-batch craft distilleries and drinks with strong flavors are all the rage these days. Traditional American whiskies, especially rye, are...
Stan Schmitt
- 2 years 8 weeks ago
Long lines, cramped seating, and screaming babies are common complaints for modern-day airline passengers. Things were quite different in the fall of...
Trista Lutgring and Nicole Neff
- 2 years 9 weeks ago
The complaints of residents saying there is nothing to do and nowhere to go have all but gone away. The almost audible groans of business owners...
Trista Lutgring
- 2 years 17 weeks ago
Traveling to Washington, D.C., from Southern Indiana is no small feat, especially when the 730-mile trek is in a tour bus. However, a September trip...