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Archive for August 2018

August 2, 2018

 

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

During the 1920s and 1930s, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Company achieved worldwide notoriety through their industry-changing innovations and designs.

August 2, 2018

 

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!

August 2, 2018

 

Fort Wayne Curling Club

Founded in 2010, the Fort Wayne Curling Club has the only dedicated curling facility in Indiana, attracting elite curlers worldwide to their annual bonspiels!

August 2, 2018

 

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.

August 9, 2018

 

The Underground Dome Home

Wanting a unique, yet functional way to build a passive solar home, Batesville metal artist Chaz Kaiser opted for an underground dome home.

August 9, 2018

 

The Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House

After being saved by seven men from Shirley, Indiana, the 1879 Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House is one of only five remaining octagon homes in the state.

August 9, 2018

 

The Peters-Margedant House

In 1934, Evansville's Wes Peters built what is considered the prototype for Usonian architecture before becoming Frank Lloyd Wright's lifelong chief engineer.

August 9, 2018

 

The Pyramid Home

After seeing his home in a vision, Daniel Gobin has spent over 40 years building his 9,000 square foot dodecagon home, featuring sacred geometry and pyramid.

August 16, 2018

 

Charlie’s Candy Shop

For almost 50 years, Charlie and Lorethea Hamke ran their homemade candy shop from home; today, the tradition continues, featuring their famed caramel corn.

August 16, 2018

 

Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy

After leaving Vincennes at 14 years old, Red Skelton became a comedic icon, entertaining worldwide audiences for 70 years; his legacy continues at the museum.

August 16, 2018

 

Grouseland

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

August 16, 2018

 

Indiana Military Museum

Considered one of the Midwest's most comprehensive collection, the Indiana Military Museum features thousands of artifacts spanning more than 200 years.

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