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Old Armory

Old Armory


Old Armory

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406 N Main St
Evansville, IN

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1917 built
1963 Fire destroys building


West side of Main between Michigan and Virginia
District: North Main
Latitude: 37.981391
Longitude: -87.56401
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was old armory (next to turonis) bosse brothers grocery and meat market expanded 9/9/17ec+pic 9/11/17 not in old walsh photo

grocers quality baking co 1919 sold 1922 after bosses death

1923 remodeled for national guard armory 1610 north main st was inadequate holl and korn [1963] was preparing to move to 110n main? burned in fire 1963 dec 4 montgomery ward 517 main temporarily purchases Handy Furniture building and moves in around May 1964

See also Government / Civic North Main district

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