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April 28, 2016

 

Once one of the largest freshwater wetlands in the U.S., the Grand Kankakee Marsh was nearly destroyed; today, conservationists are working to save the region.

The Grand Kankakee Marsh

Once one of the largest freshwater wetlands in the U.S., the Grand Kankakee Marsh was nearly destroyed; today, conservationists are working to save the region.

April 18, 2016

 

Ewing Family Farm

Ewing Family Farm

Travel to Vincennes to explore one of Indiana's oldest family farms, Mont Clair. Designated an Indiana Landmark, the Ewing farm was built in 1804.

April 14, 2016

 

Indiana's oldest operating public library, the Working Men's Institute started collecting artifacts in 1804, the basis for the state's first geological survey.

Working Men’s Institute Collection

Indiana's oldest operating public library, the Working Men's Institute started collecting artifacts in 1804, the basis for the state's first geological survey.

March 31, 2016

 

Built for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair, the Century of Progress homes celebrated architectural progression; today, the homes reside in Beverly Shores, Indiana.

Century of Progress Homes

Built for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair, the Century of Progress homes celebrated architectural progression; today, the homes reside in Beverly Shores, Indiana.

March 31, 2016

 

Drawing and the Brain

Inspired by recent scientific discovery, the Drawing and the Brain Symposium will bring together neuroscientists, artists, and architects from around the world.

February 25, 2016

 

175 years ago, Mother Theodore founded the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods.  After canonization in 2006, the sisters built her official shrine.

The Shrine of St. Theodore Guerin

175 years ago, Mother Theodore founded the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods. After canonization in 2006, the sisters built her official shrine.

February 25, 2016

 

In 1967, David Baker helped start the IU Jazz Studies program, one of the first in the nation; today, the program is considered one of the best in the world.

Jazz Crossroads of America: Birth of the Cool

In 1967, David Baker helped start the IU Jazz Studies program, one of the first in the nation; today, the program is considered one of the best in the world.

February 18, 2016

 

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

Leora Brown School

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

February 18, 2016

 

During the enforced era of segregation, one African American Indianapolis neighborhood created a vibrant self-sustaining community, culture, and jazz legacy.

Jazz Crossroads of America: Along the Avenue

During the enforced era of segregation, one African American Indianapolis neighborhood created a vibrant self-sustaining community, culture, and jazz legacy.

February 18, 2016

 

Inspired by their parents, Indianapolis siblings started a restaurant to share their family's tradition of love, comfort, and soul food with the community.

Maxine’s Chicken and Waffles

Inspired by their parents, Indianapolis siblings started a restaurant to share their family's tradition of love, comfort, and soul food with the community.

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