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June 22, 2017

 

As Chairman of Cummins, J. Irwin Miller set Columbus on a global path, creating the Cummins Foundation to transform the city into a modern architectural mecca.

The History of Columbus’ Architectural Mecca

As Chairman of Cummins, J. Irwin Miller set Columbus on a global path, creating the Cummins Foundation to transform the city into a modern architectural mecca.

June 8, 2017

 

In the 1860s, Madison, Indiana, was the leading producer of saddletrees with over a dozen saddletree companies, including the Schroeder Saddletree Factory.

Schroeder Saddletree Factory Museum

In the 1860s, Madison, Indiana, was the leading producer of saddletrees with over a dozen saddletree companies, including the Schroeder Saddletree Factory.

June 8, 2017

 

As Tuberculosis raged across Indianapolis, a group of African American women joined together to demand better healthcare and education for their community.

Women’s Improvement Club

As Tuberculosis raged across Indianapolis, a group of African American women joined together to demand better healthcare and education for their community.

May 25, 2017

 

After becoming interested in military history as a child, Brian Mundell began collecting military memorabilia, creating Terre Haute's only memorial museum.

Veterans Memorial Museum

After becoming interested in military history as a child, Brian Mundell began collecting military memorabilia, creating Terre Haute's only memorial museum.

May 25, 2017

 

During WWII, the Evansville LST was critical to beachfront invasions, including the infamous D-Day; today, it is the only seaworthy LST 325 left in the country!

LST 325 Memorial

During WWII, the Evansville LST was critical to beachfront invasions, including the infamous D-Day; today, it is the only seaworthy LST 325 left in the country!

March 23, 2017

 

For over 40 years, the Garrett family has run The Garret Antiques shop out of Bloomington's iconic 'Batman House,' an ornate limestone mansion built in 1895.

The Garret Antiques

For over 40 years, the Garrett family has run The Garret Antiques shop out of Bloomington's iconic 'Batman House,' an ornate limestone mansion built in 1895.

March 23, 2017

 

In 1964, Elkinsville, a small town located in the Salt Creek Watershed near Bloomington, was forced to relocate in order to build the Lake Monroe Reservoir.

Elkinsville: The Town That Once Was

In 1964, Elkinsville, a small town located in the Salt Creek Watershed near Bloomington, was forced to relocate in order to build the Lake Monroe Reservoir.

March 23, 2017

 

For almost two hundred years, Indiana limestone has shaped Southern Indiana industry and provided

Indiana Limestone: A History

For almost two hundred years, Indiana limestone has shaped Southern Indiana industry and provided "America's building stone," iconic in US architecture.

January 26, 2017

 

The Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus wintered at their owner's hometown of French Lick from 1913 to 1922; now, the circus lives on at the French Lick West Baden Museum.

The French Lick Big Top

The Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus wintered at their owner's hometown of French Lick from 1913 to 1922; now, the circus lives on at the French Lick West Baden Museum.

December 8, 2016

 

On March 31, 1880, press flocked to Wabash, Indiana as its lighting display flickered alive, making the town the first electrically lighted city in the world.

Wabash Lights

On March 31, 1880, press flocked to Wabash, Indiana as its lighting display flickered alive, making the town the first electrically lighted city in the world.

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