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Evansville has been recognized for its work in preserving historic places so much that a statewide conference will be held here! According to Mayor Winnecke's facebook post:

Evansville’s dedication to saving historic places helps the city attract a statewide gathering. Preserving Historic Places: Indiana’s Statewide Historic Preservation Conference will be held in Evansville, April 9-12.

The conference is Preserving Historic Places: Indiana Statewide Historic Preservation conference, and it will be held in Evansville on April 9-12, all the info is located here!

Evansville.gov has this to say about the conference

 Evansville’s dedication to saving historic places has helped the city attract a statewide gathering. Preserving Historic Places: Indiana’s Statewide Historic Preservation Conference will be held in Evansville, April 9-12, 2019.

Holding the conference in Evansville will give conference attendees access to a tangible retrospective of preservation, from such early adaptive reuse projects as the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse and Old Post Office to recent efforts including rehabilitation of the Greyhound Station, the Owen Block, and McCurdy Hotel.

During the conference, approximately 250 attendees from throughout the region will have an opportunity to visit historic sites including the Germania Maennerchor, Old Post Office, Victory Theatre, Trinity United Methodist Church, Evansville African American Museum and Angel Mounds. The Old Courthouse will serve as the conference headquarters.

This conference is open to the public, get all the info, here!