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YESTERYEAR: 100 Block of Main Street

YESTERYEAR: 100 Block of Main Street by Pat Sides The group of stylish women, who worked for the Evansville Courier, lingers outside the entrance to the...

HOOSIER HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS

1802     William Conner established a trading post on the west fork of the White River in Central Indiana.  He found success in the...

YESTERYEAR: H. Schminke Company

YESTERYEAR: H. Schminke Company by PAT SIDES When this photograph was taken in the early twentieth century, these buildings were already old and would soon be...

YESTERYEAR: Largest Recorded Swarm Of Locusts In American History

Largest Recorded Swarm Of Locusts In American History It was on this day 145 years ago, in 1875, that the largest recorded swarm of locusts...

YESTERYEAR: Garvin Park Pool

Garvin Park Pool by Pat Sides Just over a century ago, city officials accelerated the development of public parks in Evansville as a means for urban...

HOOSIER HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS

The Week in Indiana History July 19 - July 25 The Week in Indiana History 1821     James Blake arrived on horseback in the new city of...

Yesteryear: Evansville Printing Corporation

Evansville Printing Corporation by Pat Sides In 1936, in the midst of the Depression, Evansville’s oldest newspaper, the Evansville Journal, ended its long run,...

THIS WEEK IN INDIANA HISTORY

July 5 - July 11 The Week in Indiana History 1863     The Civil War came to Indiana when over 2,000 Confederate soldiers under the command...

Yesteryear: Protestant Deaconess Hospital

Protestant Deaconess Hospital by Pat Sides A rapidly expanding population led to the founding of two hospitals in Evansville in the 1890s. The Daughters of Charity...

Yesteryear: 527 Main Street By Pat Sides

This imposing building stood at the corner of Sixth and Main streets for nine decades. In its earlier years, it housed Bacon’s department store...