When Mary Lyon Taylor’s family fell on hard financial times, she considered how she could contribute to her family’s livelihood. Mary decided to pursue photography, and became an innovator.
Robert Owen from Scotland bought the Posey County Village of Harmony, which was founded in 1814 by a group known as the Harmonists who created a Utopia based on work and prayer.
The American Civil War pitted brother against brother. John McLaughlin of the 47th Indiana Infantry arrested his brother Harry of the 35th Alabama infantry after the Battle of Champion Hill.