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June 21, 2018

 

Indiana’s Moon Trees

On January 31, 1971, Apollo 14 launched carrying hundreds of tree seeds; the seeds, known as “moon trees,” were later distributed in honor of the US bicentennial.

May 24, 2018

 

Street of Dreams: Jazz on Indiana Avenue – The Decline of an Era

After forty years as a center of culture and music, Indianapolis’ jazz haven, Indiana Avenue, crumbled under the weight of economic downturn and desegregation.

May 24, 2018

 

Turkey Run State Park

Established in 1916 as part of Indiana’s centennial, Turkey Run State Park was purchased from a lumber company, saving old growth trees for future generations.

May 10, 2018

 

Cataract Falls

Located in Owen County as part of the Lieber State Recreation Area, Cataract Falls is the largest waterfall in Indiana by volume, dropping 86 feet in elevation.

May 10, 2018

 

White River Bowhunters

For thirty years, the White River Bowhunters Club hosted the International Bowhunters Organization’s first leg of the Triple Crown National Championships.

May 3, 2018

 

Street of Dreams: Jazz on Indiana Avenue – Local Talent

As Indiana Avenue thrived, local talent emerged including trombonists J.J. Johnson and David Baker, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, and guitarist Wes Montgomery.

April 26, 2018

 

Street of Dreams: Jazz on Indiana Avenue – The Late 1930s

During the 1930s, Indianapolis’ Ferguson Brothers created a successful musical circuit, establishing jazz nightclubs and promoting local black entertainers.

March 22, 2018

 

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Founded in 1997 by Damien and Rita Gabis, Taltree Arboretum & Gardens has reclaimed over 330 acres of farmland, transforming it to Indiana’s native landscape.

March 22, 2018

 

Taltree’s Trumpeter Swans

In 2012, Taltree Arboretum & Gardens partnered with the Trumpeter Swan Society to introduce a pair of Trumpeter Swans to their “Windows to the Wetland” exhibit.

March 22, 2018

 

Street of Dreams: Jazz on Indiana Avenue – The Roarin’ Twenties

In Indianapolis, the jazz scene grew along Indiana Avenue in the early 20th century, fostering some astounding talents and contributing to jazz across America.

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