A tourist destination, Evansville is home to Tropicana Evansville, the state's first casino, Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden, one of the state's oldest and largest zoos, and sports tourism industry. The University of Evansville is a small private school on the city's east side, while the University of Southern Indiana is a larger public institution just outside the city's westside limits.
Other local educational institutions include nationally ranked Signature School and the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library.
The library became the seventh owner of this historic property in 2000.
Other past owners were: Joseph Pollock (1866-1887), Joseph Swartzel (1887-1902), Dexter Aldrich (1902-1912), and George Ryan (1912-1937).
If distance presents a problem, try joining an Indiana mailing list for the locality and perhaps you will locate someone in the area who can do a newspaper lookup for you.
Knox County, formed out of the Northwest Territory in 1790, is the oldest county in the State of Indiana.
Situated on an oxbow in the Ohio River, the city is often referred to as the "Crescent Valley" or "River City".
As testament to the Ohio's grandeur, early French explorers named it La Belle Riviere ("The Beautiful River").
The name was chosen in honor of Charles P Mc Grady who built the Carpenter Gothic Style House in 1859 as well as the Brockman Family, who owned the building for more than 60 years.
Elmer Brockman converted the private residence into a funeral home in 1937 and sold it to his son, Dale Brockman, in 1984.
Located in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana State Museum is the place to explore Indiana’s past, present and future — from mastodons and dire wolves to contemporary art by some of Indiana’s best artists.
The teacher said that he was fine and next time the teacher looked at him, he was lying there dead.
Ever since then, the little boy has haunted the gym of Highland High school.