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December 17, 2015

 

Founded in 1856, Santa Claus, Indiana, has received millions of letters from children for Santa.  In 1914, postmaster James Martin started writing back.

Dear Santa: Santa Claus, Indiana

Founded in 1856, Santa Claus, Indiana, has received millions of letters from children for Santa. In 1914, postmaster James Martin started writing back.

December 10, 2015

 

Bloomington Lutenist, Scott Witzke, performs “Greensleeves” on an 8-course Renaissance lute built by Grant Tomlinson in Vancouver, B.C.

Scott Witzke – “Greensleeves”

Bloomington Lutenist, Scott Witzke, performs “Greensleeves” on an 8-course Renaissance lute built by Grant Tomlinson in Vancouver, B.C.

December 10, 2015

 

Scott Witzke – “Dulci Jubilo”

Bloomington Lutenist, Scott Witzke, performs “Dulci Jubilo,” as set by Esaias Reusner in 1645 on an 8-course Renaissance lute built by Grant Tomlinson.

December 10, 2015

 

Since 1962, IBEW 481 and the city of Indianapolis have joined together to transform the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument into the world’s largest Christmas Tree!

Circle of Lights

Since 1962, IBEW 481 and the city of Indianapolis have joined together to transform the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ monument into the world’s largest Christmas Tree!

December 10, 2015

 

For over 20 years, the Whitetail Acres Christmas tree farm, in Brookville, Indiana, has been home to the most unlikely Hoosier residents, reindeer!

Whitetail Acres’ Reindeer

For over 20 years, the Whitetail Acres Christmas tree farm, in Brookville, Indiana, has been home to the most unlikely Hoosier residents, reindeer!

November 19, 2015

 

After being born and raised in Solsberry, local historian Larry Shute began a lifelong modeling project to preserve the history and heyday of his beloved town.

Modeling Historical Solsberry

After being born and raised in Solsberry, local historian Larry Shute began a lifelong modeling project to preserve the history and heyday of his beloved town.

November 19, 2015

 

In 2015, the IU Art Museum acquired an infrared camera, OSIRIS, an indispensable conservation tool that allows a painting's

The OSIRIS Camera

In 2015, the IU Art Museum acquired an infrared camera, OSIRIS, an indispensable conservation tool that allows a painting's "underdrawing" to become visible.

October 29, 2015

 

Founded in 1870, Irvington gained popularity as an intellectual and artistic haven as home to celebrated Butler College.  Today, the legacy continues.

Irvington Historical Society

Founded in 1870, Irvington gained popularity as an intellectual and artistic haven as home to celebrated Butler College. Today, the legacy continues.

October 29, 2015

 

For 13 years, the annual Irvington Ghost Tours have introduced visitors to the surprising neighborhood history, featuring H. H. Holmes, Dillinger, and more!

Irvington Ghost Tours

For 13 years, the annual Irvington Ghost Tours have introduced visitors to the surprising neighborhood history, featuring H. H. Holmes, Dillinger, and more!

October 29, 2015

 

Originally opened in 1917, the Irving Theater was a center of neighborhood activity for 50 years; today, owner Dale Harkins hopes to restore its former glory.

Irving Theater

Originally opened in 1917, the Irving Theater was a center of neighborhood activity for 50 years; today, owner Dale Harkins hopes to restore its former glory.

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