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June 3, 2013

 

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis: Art Outlives Scandal In New Harmony

A series of sketches in the Owen Family Papers bearing the pseudonym “Clorion” have lately been attributed to Richard Owen's wife Martha.

December 5, 2011

 

A Flatboat on the Ohio

Rolling–And Journalling–On The River

Faced with limited local and regional markets for their grain and livestock, enterprising Indiana farmers shipped their products by flatboat to New Orleans.

June 30, 2008

 

Squaring the Circle

Legislative antics in Indiana may have reached a comic peak in 1949, when one rural representative, claiming that Daylight Saving Time was disruptive for cows, reached up and forced the House clock back an hour, breaking it in the process.

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