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Rechtin Lumber Company

Rechtin Lumber Company


Rechtin Lumber Company

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originally 27 Upper 7th St
Evansville, IN

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1872 lumber company builds mill
c1905 expands across st
1949 Destroyed by fire


East corner of 7th and Ingle
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.976649
Longitude: -87.570305
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john theo richtin 1884 ingle and seventh e corner 1872 on bank of creek theodore e rechtin j t rechtin rechtin lumber bought old Ingle St ME Church property c1905 and built mills theo e rechtin [1910] 7th and ingle 1937 ingle and seventh torn down 1949 for playground burned before it could be torn down fire 5 12 1949 one building (ingle st methodist location) still stood until torn down for lloyd Blaze wrecks lumber plant 5/12/49 press +pic

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