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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.

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!

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