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The Weekly Special concluded its production in fall 2018; the page below is an archive.

WTIU continues its exploration of the Hoosier state with a new series, Journey Indiana.

May 10, 2018


Modeling Historical Solsberry

After being born and raised in Solsberry, local historian Larry Shute began a lifelong modeling project to preserve the history and heyday of his beloved town.

September 14, 2017


Wilstem Ranch

Since 2015, Wilstem Ranch, a 1,100 acre oasis near French Lick, has welcomed elephants to their property during their annual elephant retreat!

January 26, 2017


Old Jail Inn

After serving as the county jail from 1879 to 1998, Rockville's Old Jail Inn got an unexpected revamp as a popular Bed & Breakfast, drawing worldwide attention.

September 25, 2014


The Vent Haven Museum

Located in Fort Mitchell, KY, the Vent Haven Museum is the only ventriloquist museum in the world, featuring over 500 figures and over 100 years of artists.

September 25, 2014


Jeff Golc’s Innovations

Inspired by the Vent Haven Museum, Jeff Golc ventured into the world of ventriloquism; at 15 years old, he's performed with Dunham, and makes his own figures.

July 17, 2014


Antique Fan Museum

Indiana's top custom-fan company, Fanimation, hosts the world's largest collection of antique fans, with over 200 fans tracing the evolution of indoor comfort.

January 23, 2014


Bluespring Caverns

Bluespring Caverns features the longest known underground river in the United States with approximately three miles of navigable river for visitors to explore!

October 10, 2013


Hall of Heroes Museum

The Hall of Heroes Museum is a one-of-a-kind historical archive featuring over 55,000 comic books and artifacts, including Adam West’s original Batman costume!

June 20, 2013


Backyard Roller Coaster

When John Ivers retired, he wanted a project to entertain his grandchildren. His solution has attracted visitors from across the globe: his very own coaster!

May 16, 2013


Indianapolis Catacombs

Built in 1886 as part of Tomlinson Hall, the Indianapolis Catacombs remained after the hall burned! Today, the catacombs' purpose continues to be a mystery!

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