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Journey Indiana

Episode 513

December 15, 2022

Coming to you from Santa Claus, Indiana: learn about the bygone sport of duckpin bowling at Action and Atomic Duckpin Bowling in Indianapolis; tour a shining example of early 20th century art decco architecture: the Tyson Temple in Versailles, and meet 'the Graveyard Groomer', a man who found his calling repairing broken gravestones.

Stories from this Episode

Duckpin Delight: Indy's Retro Bowling Revival

A look at an historic building in Indianapolis that houses a duckpin bowling alley four stories up.

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.