Hoosier sports fans might seem like they care about basketball and football and nothing else—but Indianapolis hockey has a surprisingly deep tradition. There have been many an Indianapolis hockey team since 1939, and several of the professional...
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...
From a singing cowboy to a celebrated teacher Columbus, Indiana, is a vibrant city known for its modern architecture and for housing the world headquarters of Cummins, Inc., a global manufacturer of engines...
Hoosier native Paul Baer was a pilot of many firsts, eventually becoming a famous aviator and the American military’s first flying ace. Born into a modest midwestern family in the late 1800s, Baer...
While Elkhart, Indiana may be better known for its Amish community, this small town also carries the title for being the capital of Recreational Vehicle (RV) production in the United States. Thanks to the Hoosier spirit and...
Just before dawn, on June 22, 1918, a train chugged toward Hammond, Indiana. The engineer had drifted asleep, and he did not see that his train was bearing down on another, idle train. The two trains collided,...
In the decades following the American Revolution, white Americans pushed westward past their coastal towns and into the frontier region -- and one of the areas they settled was Shelby County, Indiana. Today...
Did ghosts haunt this beautiful B&B in historic Madison?   Longtime residents can rattle off plenty of ghosts of Southern Indiana, just like longtime residents can anywhere else. But how many ghosts are smart...
Was it a local magician, or something paranormal? It is one thing when a believer in spirits sees a ghost. It is another when a skeptic sees one. Such...
Two brothers played an important role in the Civil War While many institutions of higher education made great sacrifices during the Civil War, few can boast of the dedication and effort made by the...

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