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December 11, 2014

 

Celebrated historian, James H. Madison, discusses his most recent book,

James H. Madison

Celebrated historian, James H. Madison, discusses his most recent book, "Hoosiers: A New History of Indiana," as well as Indiana's upcoming bicentennial.

November 13, 2014

 

Before professional leagues became a mainstay in American culture, local baseball teams provided a much-needed source of entertainment and emotional relief.

A Diamond Sunday

Before professional leagues became a mainstay in American culture, local baseball teams provided a much-needed source of entertainment and emotional relief.

October 2, 2014

 

The latest installment of Memory Chain examines a time and place where young children were forced to deal with the realities of life apart from their families.

Morning Bell

The latest installment of Memory Chain examines a time and place where young children were forced to deal with the realities of life apart from their families.

August 7, 2014

 

For 114 years, the Studebaker Corporation produced vehicles in the heart of South Bend; today, the museum displays its one-of-a-kind historical car collection.

Studebaker National Museum

For 114 years, the Studebaker Corporation produced vehicles in the heart of South Bend; today, the museum displays its one-of-a-kind historical car collection.

March 27, 2014

 

In 1941, Fort Wayne piston magnate, Fred Zollner, created Indiana's first professional basketball team, the Zollner Pistons, eventually launching the NBA.

Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons

In 1941, Fort Wayne piston magnate, Fred Zollner, created Indiana's first professional basketball team, the Zollner Pistons, eventually launching the NBA.

March 27, 2014

 

Fort Wayneâs Coney Island Wiener Stand has been owned and operated by the same family since 1914, serving visitors their original coney recipe and steamed buns.

Coney Island Weiner Stand

Fort Wayne’s Coney Island Wiener Stand has been owned and operated by the same family since 1914, serving visitors their original coney recipe and steamed buns.

March 27, 2014

 

Founded in 1961, the Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center has become the largest public center in the country, featuring over 1.1 million volumes!

The Genealogy Center

Founded in 1961, the Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center has become the largest public center in the country, featuring over 1.1 million volumes!

March 27, 2014

 

During the 1920s and 1930s, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Company achieved worldwide notoriety through their industry-changing innovations and designs.

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

During the 1920s and 1930s, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Company achieved worldwide notoriety through their industry-changing innovations and designs.

February 20, 2014

 

The newest segment of Memory Chain begins with a 19th Century German poem and brings us to the winter landscapes of Indiana for a rare encounter with nature.

The White Stag

The newest segment of Memory Chain begins with a 19th Century German poem and brings us to the winter landscapes of Indiana for a rare encounter with nature.

November 7, 2013

 

The Hickory Ridge Fire Tower is a historic part of Indianaâs fire service; built in 1936, it is one of the only remaining fire lookout towers in the state.

Hickory Ridge Fire Tower

The Hickory Ridge Fire Tower is a historic part of Indiana’s fire service; built in 1936, it is one of the only remaining fire lookout towers in the state.

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