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Rosenberger House (409 N Wabash)

Rosenberger House (409 N Wabash)
Rosenberger House (409 N Wabash)

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409 N Wabash Ave, formerly 609 Wabash Ave
Evansville, IN 47712

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1894 House is built
c1920s Limestone porch added


East side of Wabash Ave between Michigan St and Virginia St
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.98186831
Longitude: -87.59352207
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Style: Queen Anne



August Rosenberger Residence "Picturesque" is a term often applied to late-nineteenth-century residential achitecture, and the former August Rosenberger House, as seen in this period view, was all of that. Rosenberger built this fanciful Queen Anne statement in 1894, four years after the construction of his Franklin St store. In addition to his mercantile pursuits, Rosenberger was a partner with Anthony J Klein in the Southwestern Broom Company. After Kleins death in 1903 he devoted more time to the broom business becoming one of the 3 largest broom manufacturers in the county. in about 1911 he moved to Kansas. However he returned to his home town periodically to visit his friends and relateves and to check on his business interests. apartments at one time limestone porch added probably early 1920s now a residence

See also Residences / Domestic Independence district

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