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Acme Hotel

Acme Hotel


Acme Hotel

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a.k.a. Galt House

formerly 201-9 Upper 2nd St, 22 NW 2nd St
Evansville, IN

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c1866 Galt House is built
1893 Renamed Acme Hotel
1956 Razed


South side of 2nd between Sycamore and Main
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.971021
Longitude: -87.573945
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simon cahn propr Hotel built c1866 as hotel and saloon c1870 adopts name Galt House 209u (18?nw) and 18 n 2nd expanded 207-9 1878 c18801 expanded to 205-9 upper 1st 1889 new galt house probably remodeled

1893 renamed acme hotel expanded to 203-9 expanded to corner of Sycamore 201 1895 maybe expanded to 211u (16nw)

closed july 24 1956 razed aug 1956 bar salvaged, site turned into parking lot

See also

Press article: Once-Famous Acme Hotel To Be Razed for Parking Lot - 7/5/1956
Press article: Acme Hotel Coming Down - 8/24/1956 Other Downtown district

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