Evansville was initially McGary's Landing
In 1812, Hugh McGary established a town on the Ohio River which he named after himself, McGary's Landing. It was not until 1814 that McGary's Landing changed its name to Evansville to draw prospective land buyers. McGary renamed the town to Evansville to commemorate Colonel Robert Morgan Evans.
McGary's wife is buried under the Old Jail parking lot
When a church was being built, the construction workers found a woman buried in the ground and recognized her as Mary McGary because of her bright red hair, the founder of Evansville's wife. Apparently, that area was once a cemetery, thus the remains. They decided to build the church's foundation over her.
The Fall Festival is not the second largest street festival in America
We don't want to tell you this but what Paul Harvey said about the Fall Festival that it is the second largest festival after Mardi Gras is not based on facts. But that doesn't mean you can no longer enjoy the festival with your deep-fried twinkie.
The first humans that inhabited Evansville date back to 8,000 BCE
Archaeologists discovered artifacts as old as 8,000 BCE in this city. Almost everyone in the town is familiar with Angel Mounds, but they weren't there until 900 A.D. to approximately 1600 A.D.
The Old Courthouse is built on the Wabash and Erie Canal
The construction of the Wabash and Erie Canal was a great fail that pulled Indiana to financial loss. It eventually fell into poor condition until the Old Courthouse was erected on the site in 1891.
Bosse Field is the third-oldest baseball stadium still being used
Everyone in Evansville loves watching the games of Evansville Otters during a hot summer night at Bosse Field. It is one of the oldest ballparks still in use along with Wrigley Field and Fenway Park.
Wesselman Woods is the largest virgin forest in the entire country
This 240-acre of natural forest is home to century-old trees. This unspoiled virgin forest is the largest in all of U.S.
The Old Jail is modeled after a castle in Lichtenstein
The Old Jail resembles the Lichtenstein Castle that is found in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Henry Wolters was the one who designed the Old Jail and Old Courthouse. It was reported that he lived near the castle and admired it, thus the resemblance of the design.
Evansville was once in Warrick County
Before Evansville became a city, it was part of the Warrick County. Vanderburgh, Posey, Perry, Spencer, and some areas of Crawford counties used to be part of a much larger Warrick County
The first American soldier casualty in WWI was a native of Evansville
It is recorded in history that the first American soldier who died in World War I on November 3, 1917, was Cpl. James Bethel Gresham. Gresham was an Evansville citizen and was killed during a raid in France. His remains were buried in Locust Hill Cemetery in the city of Evansville.
Many homeowners enjoy the benefits of having professionally cared for landscape trees on their properties. Everyone loves a beautiful tree that offers shade and comfort during a hot day. Trees add value to their properties and provide them with many benefits they are not even aware of. However, it is not the same for some commercial property owners who are unaware of how beneficial professional tree care is. Trees in a commercial area provide the same benefits as they do in a residential property that is why as a commercial property owner, don't hesitate to give your trees the care they need and deserve because, in the end, it will benefit you and your business as well.
Improve the Value of Your Commercial Property
To add value to your commercial property, you can do a number of things such as repaving your parking lot, adding security features, remodeling the interior, and many other things. Doing these things can sure attract clients to your business. But these projects can be time-consuming, not to mention, expensive. As a business owner, you want to see returns of your investment sooner than later, which may not be the case with these things. If you plant trees or maintain the existing ones, the result is instant, and the cost is economical. With the help of a certified arborist, you can choose the type of tree that you want to see in your property. There are a variety of tree types that you can choose from, and a certified arborist will know how to make these trees work for your benefit, for a low cost. A professional tree service company can help you from the early years of the tree's life up to the time it matures.
Increase Your Positive Environmental Impact
Because of the growing problem with pollution and climate change, everyone is expected to help prevent the issues from getting worse. The society is now more concerned about ecological awareness and support Evansville businesses, such as local pharmacies and nearby hardware stores, that take care of the environment by providing eco-friendly spaces. Companies who show concern to the environment naturally get more clients because they have the same goal to have a positive environmental impact as many others do. When you invest in tree care, you don't only help the environment, but you also make your business more attractive to customers.
Provide a Better Space for the Community to Enjoy
Everyone loves a beautiful commercial exterior. It naturally gives joy to anyone who can see it and brightens up the mood of anyone. When you have well-trimmed trees in your commercial property, you give your employees a pleasant place to work in and customers will be drawn to your business. If customers come to your business, it increases your chance to attract buyers, and that will be great to boost your sales. When you have a pleasant commercial area, people who live and work in the area will most likely appreciate the surroundings and go back.