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August / September 2009

Evansville Business

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After 19th century Indiana lawmaker Tom Taggart bought the French Lick Springs Hotel — an impressive structure less than 100 miles from Evansville — in 1901, prominent politicians soon were socializing at this Southern Indiana landmark. There, Franklin D. Roosevelt, then a New York governor, announced he’d be the 1932 presidential candidate.