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110 N Wabash Ave

110 N Wabash Ave

RAZED

110 N Wabash Ave

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a.k.a. Schulte Residence

110 N Wabash Ave, formerly 310 Wabash Ave
Evansville, IN 47712

Quick Timeline

1878 House is built
1912 Front porch added
c1950 Converted to VFW with addition
1966 Building is razed

Location

West side of Wabash Ave between Indiana St and Illinois St
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.97905012
Longitude: -87.59429455
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Architecture


History


Comments

The first "mansion" on the West Side Owners of a prosperous sawmill business.Charles Schulte. partner in reitman & schultes sawmill and in schulte, lohoff and co (tools) Imposing italianate Each featured gabled roofs and eaves brackets, ornamental window heads, a fancy veranda, and a three-story tower Together the pair of residences imparted a touch of urban flavor to the provinical Independence community. article says built in 1882 1912-4-9 ec

widow mrs sophia schulte sold to william scherffius 1912 for $12,500 moved into a new house she built 510n wabash a porch was added 1912 largest in city (1400sqft)

Additions in 1962 sanborn probably already vfw

Schulte home was razed in 1966 and replaced by the present VFW Post #114 building Razed. The VFW is now located on this site.


See also

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

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