During the Civil War, Indiana Republicans continually worried that many Hoosier Democrats were conspiring with the South to overthrow the state government.
And when station owners went looking for popular programming that would draw fans and encourage advertisers, they discovered that one sure bet was basketball.
Childcare advocate Lyman Alden was ahead of his time, and the children who passed through Rose Orphan Home benefited from his compassion and dedication.
Richmond had grown rapidly since the construction of the National Road, so citizens were dismayed to discover their town had officially decreased in population
A series of sketches in the Owen Family Papers bearing the pseudonym “Clorion” have lately been attributed to Richard Owen's wife Martha.
The trip from Indianapolis to Lafayette in 1904 took four and a half hours of driving time, not considering numerous stops for cooling and tire changing.
Those who waited on the Indiana home front during the Civil War lived in anticipation of news of the great battles and for the rolls of the dead.
By one account there were 33 incidents of Underground Railroad activity involving residents of Gibson and Pike Counties. Of those, Dongola figures in fifteen.
On Governor David Wallace's watch, the internal improvements program bankrupted the state and the Potowatomi Indians were exiled to Kansas by armed militia.
Few claims were paid for the property confiscated by Union troops in pursuit of Morgan's Confederate raiders since the federal government required receipts.