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During WWII the P-47 fighter-plane was manufactured in Evansville at Republic Aviation.

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  • 1854 - Evansville
    Evansville, a flourishing town, port of entry, and capital of Vanderburg county, Indiana, is situated on a high bank of the Ohio river, 200 miles...Read MORE...


  • News 1885 - EVANSVILLE, IND., FLOODED.
    Evansville, Ind., May 29. -- A tremendous rain fall visited this city yesterday afternoon. The centre of the cloud-burst seemed within the territory...Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - On the 9th, R. F. Schor, book-keeper of the First National Bank of Evansville, Ind., committed suicide by hanging. Unsuccessful speculation was the cause.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    April 13, 1889

  • News 1890 - Tornado
    IN INDIANA.
    Later Reports Show the Loss of Life and Property Increasing.

    EVANSVILLE, Ind., March 31. - Every hour brings additional news of the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Evansville
    Evansville, a city and port of entry of Indiana, the capital of Vanderburg co, is situated on a high bank of the Ohio River, about 190 miles below...Read MORE...


  • Evansville, Indiana, USA
    Swan's Down Prepared Cake Flour
    Makes Delicious Angel Food and Other Cakes
    Costs only 2 cents a cake

    Igleheart Bros.
    Dapartment C.
    Evansville, Ind.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    June 1898
    Advertisement
  • Evansville, Indiana, USA
    Scene in Mesker Park
    Postcard
  • Evansville, Indiana, USA
    Walnut Street Presbyterian Church
    Postcard
  • 1901 - February 5 - In Evansville, Indiana, a fire burns through the business district, causing $175,000 of damage.

    www.wikipedia.org
    February 5, 1901

  • News 1902 - Lightning Destroys a Fine Evansville Church. FINE CHURCH RUINED. Lightning Causes Fire That Destroyed Structure.
    Evansville, Ind., March 31 - St. Boniface Catholic church, located in the western suburbs of this city, was struck by lightning at an early hour...Read MORE...


  • Evansville, Indiana, USA
    Fulton Ave.
    Postcard
  • News 1909 - FUMES FILL MINE AND FIVE DIE. DEAD AND INJURED THROWN OVER ALL PARTS OF THE WORKINGS.
    Evansville, Ind., March 20 - Five were killed and a score injured in an explosion at the Sunnyside mine this afternoon.
    The dead:
    WILLIAM...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Evansville, a city of Indiana, the capital of Vanderburg co., and the second city in population in the state, is situated on a broad, high plateau,...Read MORE...


  • 1937 - FLOOD WALL INSUFFICIENT
    EVANSVILLE, Ind., Monday, Jan. 25 - (UP) - Ohio river flood waters swept over the 51-foot flood wall at Evansville today and began creeping toward...Read MORE...


  • 1953 - September 09 - WFIE TV channel 14 in Evansville, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Swan's Down Prepared Cake Flour
Makes Delicious Angel Food and Other Cakes
Costs only 2 cents a cake

Igleheart Bros.
Dapartment C.
Evansville, Ind.

The Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898
Advertisement

Evansville, Indiana, USA
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Scene in Mesker Park
Postcard

Evansville, Indiana, USA
Pinterest
Walnut Street Presbyterian Church
Postcard

Evansville, Indiana, USA
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Fulton Ave.
Postcard


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  • 1854 - Evansville
    Evansville, a flourishing town, port of entry, and capital of Vanderburg county, Indiana, is situated on a high bank of the Ohio river, 200 miles... Read MORE...

  • News  1885 - EVANSVILLE, IND., FLOODED.
    Evansville, Ind., May 29. -- A tremendous rain fall visited this city yesterday afternoon. The centre of the cloud-burst seemed within the territory... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - On the 9th, R. F. Schor, book-keeper of the First National Bank of Evansville, Ind., committed suicide by hanging. Unsuccessful speculation was the cause.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    April 13, 1889
  • News  1890 - Tornado
    IN INDIANA.
    Later Reports Show the Loss of Life and Property Increasing.

    EVANSVILLE, Ind., March 31. - Every hour brings additional news of the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Evansville
    Evansville, a city and port of entry of Indiana, the capital of Vanderburg co, is situated on a high bank of the Ohio River, about 190 miles below... Read MORE...

  • 1901 - February 5 - In Evansville, Indiana, a fire burns through the business district, causing $175,000 of damage.

    www.wikipedia.org
    February 5, 1901
  • News  1902 - Lightning Destroys a Fine Evansville Church. FINE CHURCH RUINED. Lightning Causes Fire That Destroyed Structure.
    Evansville, Ind., March 31 - St. Boniface Catholic church, located in the western suburbs of this city, was struck by lightning at an early hour... Read MORE...

  • News  1909 - FUMES FILL MINE AND FIVE DIE. DEAD AND INJURED THROWN OVER ALL PARTS OF THE WORKINGS.
    Evansville, Ind., March 20 - Five were killed and a score injured in an explosion at the Sunnyside mine this afternoon.
    The dead:
    WILLIAM... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Evansville, a city of Indiana, the capital of Vanderburg co., and the second city in population in the state, is situated on a broad, high plateau,... Read MORE...

  • 1937 - FLOOD WALL INSUFFICIENT
    EVANSVILLE, Ind., Monday, Jan. 25 - (UP) - Ohio river flood waters swept over the 51-foot flood wall at Evansville today and began creeping toward... Read MORE...

  • 1953 - September 09 - WFIE TV channel 14 in Evansville, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

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