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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.

December 8, 2016

 

After becoming Governor of the Indiana Territory, William Henry Harrison moved to Vincennes, building the iconic Grouseland estate as a symbol and a home.

Voyage to Vincennes

Established by French fur traders as a strategic post, Vincennes was Indiana's first European settlement, and eventual capital of the Northwest Territory.

November 17, 2016

 

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 17, 2016

 

For 14 years, Indiana residents have flocked to the Dull's Tree Farm for their annual Christmas tree tradition with a very special helper:  a Newfoundland!

The Newfoundland Christmas Tree Pull

For 14 years, Indiana residents have flocked to the Dull's Tree Farm for their annual Christmas tree tradition with a very special helper: a Newfoundland!

November 17, 2016

 

Inspired by Ferdinand's annual Christkindlmarkt, the Sisters of St. Benedict started the Simply Divine Bakery; today, their cookies are known across the state!

Simply Divine Bakery

Inspired by Ferdinand's annual Christkindlmarkt, the Sisters of St. Benedict started the Simply Divine Bakery; today, their cookies are known across the state!

November 9, 2016

 

Founded during the barnstorming era, the Lee Bottom Flying Field continues to be one of the only privately owned, publicly certified airports in Indiana.

Lee Bottom Flying Field

Founded during the barnstorming era, the Lee Bottom Flying Field continues to be one of the only privately owned, publicly certified airports in Indiana.

November 3, 2016

 

Founded in 1961, the Pine Hills Nature Preserve is the state's first official nature preserve, featuring old growth forests and the infamous Devil's Backbone.

Pine Hills Nature Preserve

Founded in 1961, the Pine Hills Nature Preserve is the state's first official nature preserve, featuring old growth forests and the infamous Devil's Backbone.

November 3, 2016

 

For seventeen years, Coletta Prewitt has dedicated her time to studying the ways of pioneer life in order to share it with visitors to Spring Mill State Park.

Spring Mill State Park

For seventeen years, Coletta Prewitt has dedicated her time to studying the ways of pioneer life in order to share it with visitors to Spring Mill State Park.

October 27, 2016

 

Connersville's John

The Graveyard Groomer

Connersville's John "Walt" Walters is a tombstone restoration expert who has rescued almost 10,000 gravestones, preserving Indiana's pioneer cemeteries.

October 27, 2016

 

From a mythical turtle to a terrifying green hairy beast, explore Indiana's most notorious monster myths including the Beast of Busco and the Mill Race Monster.

Indiana’s Monster Myths

From a mythical turtle to a terrifying green hairy beast, explore Indiana's most notorious monster myths including the Beast of Busco and the Mill Race Monster.

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