At a time when other branches of government proved inconsistent on matters of African American rights, the Indiana Supreme Court steadily upheld human rights.
Although Milligan conspired against his government, the Supreme Court ruling in his case set a precedent regarding the rights of citizens to a fair trial.
During the 1850s, a rail line planned to connect Lafayette and Covington, Kentucky would have stopped at Pinhook. The railroad never materialized.
Referees have been indispensable to the history of Indiana basketball, although their contributions are far less storied than those of the players and coaches.
The name of the northern Indiana city of Hobart is attached, via local legend, to a traveler and his horse.
"The county loses its charm when everything is hard," Lucie Hartrath claimed. "The wind blows the mist away and every detail in the landscape is visible."
An Indiana farmer in the 1840s came up with a savory solution for the squirrels threatening his corn crop: burgoo.
In his young working days, the man who would found the American Socialist Party took a somewhat more conservative approach to the needs of the working class.
In his letters back home, a German immigrant documented the challenges of farm life in mid-nineteenth-century Indiana.
In an essay for his high school principal, the Fairmount, Indiana student speculated "I think my life will be devoted to art and dramatics.”