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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 3 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
- 5 weeks 5 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
- 6 weeks 2 days 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
- 12 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
- 13 weeks 16 hours 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
- 13 weeks 16 hours 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
- 13 weeks 5 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
- 13 weeks 5 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
- 13 weeks 5 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
- 23 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
- 24 weeks 18 hours 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
- 24 weeks 18 hours 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
- 24 weeks 21 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
- 28 weeks 6 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
- 31 weeks 19 hours 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
- 31 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
- 31 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
- 31 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
- 31 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
- 40 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...