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Lincoln Gardens

Lincoln Gardens
Lincoln Gardens

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Evansville, IN

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1938 Housing complex is built
Most units are razed

Location

east of governor and north of lincoln
District: Baptisttown
Latitude: 37.97095
Longitude: -87.557608
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Comments

11 acres of run down shacks gone by june 1936 16 new apt buildings built for negro people of moderate income opened july 1 1938

later razed except for 1 building, now evansville african american museum


See also

HistoricEvansville.com: Residences / Domestic
HistoricEvansville.com: Baptisttown district

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