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Archive for November 2013

November 11, 2013

 

horse and buggy

How Hobart Really Got Its Name

The name of the northern Indiana city of Hobart is attached, via local legend, to a traveler and his horse.

November 18, 2013

 

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An Unsung Hero of Hoosier Hysteria

Referees have been indispensable to the history of Indiana basketball, although their contributions are far less storied than those of the players and coaches.

November 25, 2013

 

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The Legend of Pinhook

During the 1850s, a rail line planned to connect Lafayette and Covington, Kentucky would have stopped at Pinhook. The railroad never materialized.

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