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Evans Hall

Evans Hall


Evans Hall

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500-10 Locust St
Evansville, IN

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1879 Hall is built dedicated
1930 Torn down for old central library


North corner of 5th and locust
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.971563308671
Longitude: -87.569277584553
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Style: Italianate
Architect: Frick, Joseph K



Built by Saleta Evans in 1879 (1885) and dedicated to the Women's Christian Temperance Union; also used as a venue for plays, political rallies, dances, and roller skating hall used often until about 1920 when it was determined unsafe it was razed in 1930 to make room for a new library Largest public gathering place in evv until the Coliseum was built

part of the site of the old robert m evans homestead now public library several plays and speakers including theodore Roosevelt 1878?

See also Other Downtown district

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