This bird's-eye view is one of the earliest illustration of Evansville taken circa 1856. This view shows the Wabash and Erie Canal's effect on the growing city.
The diamond in the middle right is the old cemetery. To the left of that is the canal and where it bends toward downtown. Just below the cemetery is the old Wheeler School or appropriately named at the time Canal School. The two prominent buildings on Riverside are the Barnes Mansion (left) and Morgan Manor (right)
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