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September 30, 2013

 

black and white photograph of workers standing along canal

Fighting Irish Along The Canal

Irish canal workers tried to ensure that as many men as possible from their own parts of Ireland were hired onto work crews; conflicts inevitably arose.

May 5, 2013

 

An Ignominious Governorship

On Governor David Wallace's watch, the internal improvements program bankrupted the state and the Potowatomi Indians were exiled to Kansas by armed militia.

December 13, 2010

 

Jingle Rails, Great Western Adventure

Nothing Says Christmas Like a Train

A fixture in the American imagination--and Hoosier history--railroads in Indiana offer nostalgic festivities during the holiday season

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