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YESTERYEAR: 300-314 Main Street

300-314 Main Street by Pat Sides Located at Third and Main streets, this imposing building housed two longtime merchants that serviced generations of Evansville shoppers. The...

The Week in Indiana History

The Week in Indiana History 1853     The first boat to travel the entire length of the Wabash and Erie Canal reached Evansville.  The canal,...

The Squirrel Invasion of 1822

September 13 - September 19 The Week in Indiana History 1822     Hordes of gray squirrels invaded Indiana.  Thousands of them swarmed from east to west,...

Yesteryear: Carpenter House

Yesteryear: Carpenter House by Pat Sides This image of the Carpenter House was recorded when it functioned as a Red Cross hospital during the Great Flood...

Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Labor Day 2020 will occur on Monday, September 7. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally...

YESTERYEAR: In August Of 1620 The Mayflower Sailed From Plymouth, England, Bound For The...

Using the Old Style calendar, it was on this day in 1620 that the Mayflower sailed from Plymouth, England, bound for the New World. sent...

HOOSIER HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS 1880: Frederick Douglass Tours the State

September 6 - September 12 The Week in Indiana History 1880     Famous orator and social reformer Frederick Douglass was in Madison, Indiana, campaigning for presidential...

HOOSIER HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS: 1964 – The Beatles Invade The State Fair

August 30 - September 5 The Week in Indiana History 1917     Lillian Thomas Fox died in Indianapolis.  Hired by the Indianapolis News in 1900, she...

YESTERYEAR: Assumption Church Demolition

By Pat Sides In early November of 1964 came the announcement that Assumption Cathedral, the city’s oldest Catholic parish,  would hold it last service in...