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Debs, Eugene V., Home

Terre Haute, Indiana
County of Vigo.
451 N. 8th Street
National Register Number: 66000008
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: IN-7 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Museum and Memorial.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
From 1890 until his death, this two story frame building was the home of Eugene Victor Debs (1855-1926), the founder of industrial unionism in the United States and the Socialist Party's Presidential candidate in five Presidential elections (1900-1920, except 1916). "While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; while there is a soul in prison, I am not free" was Debs' credo.

Condition:
Steward is not aware of any threats or unfavorable condition of the property.

There are no changes since the last report.


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