Welcome to Old Evansville Historic Association!

You are invited to partner with us to learn, share and protect the history and beauty of Evansville’s downtown historic district.

Running from Walnut Street to Parrett and Adams Streets (near Haynie’s Corner), and between Third Street and Veteran’s Memorial Parkway/Riverside Drive, the historic district has become a regular destination for site seeing, dog walking, home tours and event goers.  Dating back to the mid 1800’s, our homes offer unique character and design not found in any other area throughout the region.  Combined with the thriving Arts District / Haynie’s Corner area, proximity to the riverfront and Downtown Walkway, and an increasingly safe neighborhood environment, more and more people are attracted to visit and reside here.

If you have visited the area lately, you’ve probably noticed the new historic-style street lights that line SE 1st Street and several adjacent side streets.  Most of the funds for the Historic Lighting Project have been raised through the Old Evansville Historic Association.  We will continue to expand onto additional streets as funds are raised.

Please take the time to review our special events and other opportunities that contribute to the historic downtown experience, and raise money to improve and protect these priceless treasures.