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Helder / Brandon Residence

Helder / Brandon Residence

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Helder / Brandon Residence

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a.k.a. Walker-Welborn Annex (Colored)

414 E Sycamore St, originally 420 William St
Evansville, IN

Quick Timeline

c1878 House is built
1929 Walker Hospital Annex
c1960 Becomes hotel
1984 Razed

Location

North side of Sycamore between Governor and Elliot/Rowley
District: Baptisttown
Latitude: 37.975672
Longitude: -87.558128
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Architecture


History


Comments

philip c helder 1878-1882 blemker tillman & co built >1876 <1878 several names [<1883->1885] apts? boarding house? round porch brandon c1894 420 william [1889]-[1894] m c brandon of holt and brandon ice built new residence nearer downtown 1895

walker annex 1929 serving african american run by RN with doctors from welborn visiting as needed did some surgeries renamed 1933 welborn walker annex and welborn annex 1944 in accordance with the main hospital

closed 1953 after segregation

hotel [1962]

http://local.evpl.org/views/viewimage.asp?ID=899922 long since abandoned partially destroyed by fire spring 1984 torn down shortly after


See also

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

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