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City Building

City Building


City Building

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a.k.a. Old Hose House No. 2

Evansville, IN

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1887 Torn down for new City Hall


North corner of 3rd St and Walnut St
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.96958
Longitude: -87.570717
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steam fire co no 1 built by thomas h christ & co jan 1867, company moves from neptune house the f city building house02old 3rd and walnut /city hall offices upstairs built c1868 razed when city hall built 1887 city survery office 1867 and prison addition 1868 by george korb

eclipse hook and ladder co oct 1869

c1880 becomes Hose House No. 2 city directory

Fire dept headquarters starting in 1882

Torn down for new City Hall. Fire station built immediately to left (nw) and was renamed No. 1 because of its central location. Conversely, Hose House No. 1 on Vine St was renamed No. 2

See also Government / Civic Downtown district

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