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June 25, 2015

 

Recognized as a National Natural Landmark, the Portland Arch Nature Preserve, located in Fountain County, features Indiana's largest natural sandstone bridge.

Portland Arch

Recognized as a National Natural Landmark, the Portland Arch Nature Preserve, located in Fountain County, features Indiana's largest natural sandstone bridge.

May 21, 2015

 

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 7, 2015

 

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.

March 19, 2015

 

In promotion of the 1948 film,

Mr. Blandings’ Dream House

In promotion of the 1948 film, "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House," GE teamed with RKO Studios to build 76 homes across the country, including Terre Haute!

February 19, 2015

 

Little Indiana's Jessica Nunemaker visits the Weekly Special studio to discuss her latest adventures and announce her upcoming book, set for release in 2016.

Little Indiana Revisited

Little Indiana's Jessica Nunemaker visits the Weekly Special studio to discuss her latest adventures and announce her upcoming book, set for release in 2016.

February 19, 2015

 

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.

January 15, 2015

 

In an unknown time or place, a grand circus came to an Indiana town, featuring exotic animals, valiant warriors, and mysteries still left to the imagination.

Grand Illusion

In an unknown time or place, a grand circus came to an Indiana town, featuring exotic animals, valiant warriors, and mysteries still left to the imagination.

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.

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