Looking Back

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  • Looking Back: 4/19

    Dawn Mazur
    April 18, 2014
    This one-story frame residence was located on the south side of West Sixth Street near the Jasper Courier buildings.
  • Looking Back: 4/12

    Dawn Mazur
    April 14, 2014
    About 1887, the John J. “Butch” Wuchner family lived in this two-room, one-story building located just north of the alley between Eighth and Ninth streets on the west side of Main Street.
  • Looking Back: 4/5

    Dawn Mazur
    April 4, 2014
    The Jasper Courier was first published on March 19, 1858, by Clement Doane, John Mehringer and Rudolphus Smith.
  • Looking Back: 3/29

    Dawn Mazur
    March 28, 2014
    The second Jasper College building was constructed in 1890. The school was incorporated under the laws of the State of Indiana in January of that year and was authorized to confer the usual academic degrees.
  • Looking Back: 3/22

    Dawn Mazur
    March 21, 2014
    Jack Barnett for many years lived in this home at the southeast corner of Eighth and Clay streets, which was owned by Sebastian Kuebler.
  • Looking Back: 3/15

    Dawn Mazur
    March 14, 2014
    Ferdinand Vollmer for many years owned and operated a livery stable in Jasper. His first stable was located on Sixth Street east of Mill.
  • Looking Back: 3/8

    Dawn Mazur
    March 7, 2014
    The Stewart Hotel was located at the southeast corner of Eighth and Main streets.
  • Looking Back: 3/1

    Dawn Mazur
    February 28, 2014
    The U.S. Hotel was on the west side of Mill Street south of Third Street.
  • Looking Back: 2/22

    Dawn Mazur
    February 21, 2014
    In 1895, when Jasper decided to have a central water supply, it was necessary to have a water tower or reservoir at a high point above the city to have sufficient pressure of water in the mains.
  • Looking Back: 2/15

    Dawn Mazur
    February 14, 2014
    Early on Easter morning in 1914, a warehouse on Newton Street burned and all of its contents were destroyed.
  • Looking Back: 2/8

    Dawn Mazur
    February 7, 2014
    In 1902, Jasper had a poll tax, known as a road tax. Each male citizen was required to work a number of hours each year in the repair of streets and roads.
  • Looking Back: 2/1

    Dawn Mazur
    January 31, 2014
    The steeple of St. Joseph Church in Jasper was constructed in 1904 at a cost of $7,624.53.
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