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Five-Mile House

Five-Mile House


Five-Mile House

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a.k.a. Kasson Post Office

5020 New Harmony Rd
Evansville, IN

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1861 home is built
converted into Kasson post office and saloon
c1962 Sold and torn down


South side of New Harmony Rd opposite Big Cynthiana Rd
District: German Township
Latitude: 38.016361
Longitude: -87.636151
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Five Mile House - harmony way (new harmony rd) around in 1954 five mills? bump/bumb sold in 1962 and torn down for garage five miles from VC courthouse 1851 john v fares frame house 1861 built brick building and used frame house as stagecoach 1861-1902 kasson post office used to have veranda stage coach restaurant/tavern in 1901 by august bump son in law -> bumps five mile house ten miles in parkers settlement gone <1962

See also Businesses / Commercial German Township district

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