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203-5 Main

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203-205 Main St
Evansville, IN

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District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.970452
Longitude: -87.572947
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wraps around corner to 2nd st wm e french & co carpets and wall papers 205 main [1880] strouse & bros / strouse mens wear founded 1868 203 main destroyed by fire and destroyed two adjoining buildings mar 3 1945 ralph legeman architect rebuilt and opened nov 1948 strouse & bros clothing palace 61 main st [1873] The popular clothing firm of Strouse & Bros. was founded in 1868 by several brothers who came here from Baltimore. They are still at the same location, but have greatly expanded the width of their store. They were perforce in temporary quarters for some months following a fire which destroyed the store in 1945.

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