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One of the most infamous murder cases in Indiana remains unsolved. What went wrong the night four teenage employees of Burger Chef dissappeared?
Adapted from Historic Tales from the Texas Republic: A Glimpse of Texas Past By the late Jeffery Robenalt Texas history is busting with heroes and villains. In fact, many of...
Houstonians laugh that there isn’t any topography there. They'll joke that it’s flat, like a table top. In reality, Houston has some natural features — you just have to squint to see them. Most notably, Houston boasts...
Anything involving DePauw and Wabash will be competitive—even their history. They can’t even agree on what to call the game. For DePauw, located in Greencastle, it’s Monon. For Wabash, located in Crawfordsville,...
In 1816, Congress decided to give the state of Indiana four square miles to lay out a capital city. Four years later, the spot of that land was finally chosen near where Fall Creek meets the White...
We all observe Martin Luther King Jr., Day and express our gratitude for Dr. King’s incredible accomplishments with a day of service. We also recognize Black History Month as a great opportunity to celebrate the monumental accomplishments...
Tragedy in the Rio Grande Valley Tragedy struck in Alton, Texas, on September 21, 1989 when twenty-one students, on their way to school, died when a delivery truck collided with their school bus,...
Author Kimber Fountain believes in the importance of freedom and liberty, in all of its forms. Here, she talks about the unique freedom many girls found on “the Line” in Galveston, Texas. Read on to learn more...
How Two Hoosier Towns Ended up Shooting at Each Other: It was over a court house, and it involved a cannon. Today the “Wayne County Seat War” is a mostly forgotten conflict, but it...
Today, most Hoosiers would recognize only the city of Muncie and maybe a few other, smaller spots in Delaware County. But the area boasts many more towns, some of which have disappeared, all of which have their own amazing stories.

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