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These Are The Good Old Days

A History Of The Stephan Day Family
And Its Architectural Impact On New Albany, Indiana


Conceived and Written by
Raymond P. Day

Architectural & Historical Research by
David C. Barksdale

Senior Editor, Book Design & Typography
Mary Ann Bowman

Photo Editor
Jennifer E. Martin

Guest Editor
Kathryn Jacobi, PhD

8" X 10" - 248 Pages - 325 Photos
List Price: $30

Published by DAYLILY CREATIONS, New Albany, Indiana

These Are The Good Old Days is the story of the Stephan Day family of builders. Their legacy is documented from Bernkastel, Germany to their participation in the growth of New Albany, Indiana. Here you will read of their joys and successes, their trials and tribulations, and their constant faith in the future. Here you’ll view photos of their commercial projects and the homes they built. The family’s ancestral thread is revealed from 1848 to 1977; a unique family who helped craft the city of New Albany.


These Are The Good Old Days
Approved by the 2013 New Albany Bicentennial Commission