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Yesteryear: Wilbur Wright Was Born In Henry County, Indiana

April 11 - April 17 The Week in Indiana History 1867     Wilbur Wright was born near Millville in Henry County.  His father, Milton Wright, was...

Yesteryear: Jim Jackson

Jim Jackson by Pat Sides James R. (Jim) Jackson was a fixture in Evansville’s theater community for several decades. A native of Missouri, he served...

YESTERYEAR AT THE EVANSVILLE/VANDERBURGH LIBRARIES

A photograph of Library Director Ed Howard in front of the new McCollough Branch Library. A photograph of the West Branch Library on Franklin Street....

HOOSIER HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS

April 4 - April 10 The Week in Indiana History 1862     In the Civil War, the 44th Indiana Volunteer Infantry fought at the Battle of...

HOOSIER HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS: Legends of the Old West in South Bend

March 28 - April 3 The Week in Indiana History 1874     Legendary figures from the Old West were live and on stage at Good's Opera...

YESTERYEAR: F. Harold Van Orman, One Of Evansville’s Most Dynamic Promoters.

F. Harold Van Orman by PAT SIDES In 1937, when this photo was taken, Mesker Zoo had been open slightly less than a decade. The man...

A Carnegie Library for Vincennes

March 21 - March 27 The Week in Indiana History 1910     The Carnegie Corporation approved a $30,000 grant for the construction of a public library...

Yesteryear: Banking In Evansville

City National Bank Interior of bank (renamed National City, then Integra Bank) at 229 Main St., probably soon after it opened in 1914 (Deeds-Glascock 12) Indiana...

HOOSIER HISTORY: President Lincoln Presents A Battle Flag To Governor Morton

March 14 - March 20 The Week in Indiana History 1865     President Abraham Lincoln presented Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton with a Confederate Battle Flag. ...

Maryland Street Bridge

A horse and buggy amble quietly over Pigeon Creek on the new Maryland Street bridge in 1909, soon after it replaced a wooden one...