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Union Brewery

Union Brewery


Union Brewery

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Evansville, IN

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1857 Brewery opens
c1890 Razed


Vine St and canal (5th St)
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.973847
Longitude: -87.57166
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john schueler opens brewery 1857 union brewery on canal courthouse block * Union Brewery, L Rice & Co. At the corner of Vine and Canal (5th) e corner [1858 - 1868] j scheuler bought out by louis rice 1863 named union brewery

closed 1869 failed venture occupied by a "low class of white people" nuisance cleared out by city land purchased by city 1873 courthouse built c1890 evansville medical society cleaned it up used it rent free >still in 1880 map and 1884 sanborn?

See also Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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