How Tragedy Hit the Department Store and Downtown Landmark The Wolf and Dessauer Department Store opened its doors to the people of Fort Wayne in 1896—the same year Henry Ford ran his...
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...
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...
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.
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...
There’s always something happening in Indianapolis—and in Indianapolis’s history. Still, August is a particularly packed month. Here are some forgotten moments from the Circle City.
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...
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...

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