The 460-foot bridge without windows spanning the east fork of the White River became known as “The Dark Bridge.”
A Gothic-Revival tour de force, the Nicholson-Rand House could serve as the archetype of the haunted house.
The third recipient of Indiana’s highest honor is neither a legendary coach nor a university president. Jane Blaffer Owen was presented with the 2007 Sachem Award in recognition of her philanthropic efforts in historic preservation and the arts. The Houston native is best known for her work to restore the southwestern Indiana town of New Harmony to the spirit in which it was founded.