Greetings, today I want to talk about some of the Civil War related historical sites of Southeastern Indiana. I will use the historical markers located around the region as a reference point Continue reading The Civil War in Southeastern Indiana
31 Museums in Southeastern Indiana
In this podcast we visit the 31 museums in Southeastern Indiana. These include the Milan 1954 museum, the Clark County Museum, the Falls of the Ohio State Park and the museums operated by Historic Madison. Continue reading Podcast – 31 Southeast Indiana Museum Tour
Greetings, in this episode I will take you on a tour of the Dearborn County seat, Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Listeners can find complete information about Lawrenceburg attractions and other places around southeastern Indiana by purchasing my book, Southeast Indiana Day Trips from my Road Trip Indiana Series.
The podcast includes information about the Dearborn Trailhead, the Dearborn County Historical Society, the Oxbow and the Guilford Covered Bridge.
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This podcast recounts the history of one of Indiana’s first colleges to admit women, the Moore’s Hill Male and Female Collegiate Institute. The college was established in 1854 and opened to students in 1856. It was one of only two colleges that admitted women in Indiana.
Three story Moore’s Hall was constructed that year and served as the only building on the campus until 1908. The first female graduate was Jane S. Churchill in 1858. The college changed its name to Moores Hill College in 1887.
Carnegie Hall was constructed in Moores Hill and would serve as the college’s main classroom. Moore’s Hall became the student dormitory after that.
Moore’s Hill High School
After the college moved to Evansville in 1917 the former college became the site for Moore’s Hill High School. The nickname for the school was the Moore’s Hill Bobcats. The high school closed in 1968. Carnegie Hall has been restored and currently serves as a museum, event venue and community center. Continue reading Podcast – Road Trip to Indiana’s Early Coed College
Jonathan Jennings became the sixth child of Jacob and Mary Kennedy Jennings when he was born in New Jersey. he attended grammar school at Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, and studied law at Washington, Pennsylvania. he immigrated to the Indiana Territory in 1806 and became a lawyer in Jeffersonville, later moving to Vincennes. T Continue reading Sample Chapter – Grave of Jonathan Jennings
The Ultimate Indiana Day Trip Travel Guide includes a plethora of day trip destination in Indiana. A complete tourism guide the book includes local and state parks, museums, golf courses and much, much more. The book includes information on all of Indiana’s 92 counties. No traveler in Indiana should be without it. Continue reading The Ultimate Indiana Day Trip Travel Guide
Visitors to Indiana Dunes State Park can hike the sand mountains that tower over beautiful Lake Michigan and see the city of Chicago in the distance. Bird watchers can find a copious number of waterfowls, songbirds and other avian treats in the marshes in the park. Sun worshipers can swim and lounge along the immense sand beaches that line the Lake Michigan shoreline. Camping, fishing and picnicking are also fun activities at the park. Continue reading Indiana Dunes State Park
this episode relates the events leading up to, and including, the only Civil War Battle fought in Indiana, the Battle of Corydon. Continue reading Podcast – The Battle of Corydon
Greetings, today I will discuss several of the wildlife refuges visitors to Greetings, today I will discuss several of the wildlife refuges visitors to Pokagon State Park can visit while in the area. The first one I will talk about is the Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve. Continue reading Podcast – Nature Preserves Near Pokagon State Park
Greetings, today I will talk about Trine State Recreation Area, which is part of Pokagon State Park. Continue reading Podcast – Trine State Recreation Area History
Sample ChapterIndiana’s Role in Civil War 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery Regiment – Jackass Regiment 1st Independent Battery Indiana Light Artillery1st … Continue reading Sample Chapter – 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery Regiment – Jackass Regiment
Indiana’s Role in Civil WarThe Indiana Regiments of the Civil WarDescription:Table of Contents Audio BookPreview ChapterEbook Price – $4.99 Softbound … Continue reading Indiana’s Role in Civil War
Sample ChapterPokagon Indiana State ParkChapter title – History of the ParkThe Potawatomi tribe lived in the region now occupied by … Continue reading Sample Chapter – History of Pokagon State Park
Greetings, today I will discuss my newest book release, Pokagon Indiana State Park. In this episode you will hear the History of Pokagon State Park – Part 1 – The Potawatomi Tribe and the Trail of Death Continue reading Podcast – History of Pokagon State Park – Part 1 – The Potawatomi Tribe and the Trail of Death
Greetings, in this episode you will hear about the early days of the sport of basketball in Indiana. Continue reading Podcast – Early Days of Basketball in Indiana
Senda Berenson Abbott – “Mother of Women’s Basketball” From the Book:A Short History of Basketball – Indiana EditionTranscript:GreetingsLast week listeners … Continue reading Podcast – Senda Berenson Abbott – “Mother of Women’s Basketball
Visitors to Parke County Indiana will find 31 restored covered bridges set in the beautiful Parke County countryside. Continue reading The Covered Bridges of Park County Indiana
Listeners to this episode will learn a little bit about each of the books in the author’s Indiana History Series. The seven books in this series cover libraries, fire departments, railroads, roads and highways, parks, the Indiana Constitution, and Indiana counties. Two books on the near horizon include books on basketball and Indiana’s role in the Civil War. Continue reading Podcast – The Indiana History Series
The Short History of Basketball leads readers through the fascinating history of the sport of basketball. The book includes a history of the game and Indiana basketball sports highlights. Readers will discover a complete listing of Indiana high school championship winners and Mr. and Miss Basketball awards. The book also covers the Kentucky/Indiana High School All Star Series as well as some of the iconic high school gymnasiums in the state. Continue reading A Short History of Basketball – Indiana Edition
A visit to Cataract Falls will reveal two waterfalls a half mile apart. The Falls are, by volume, the largest waterfalls in Indiana. The Upper Falls is at the Cataract Falls State Recreation Area. This Falls drops about thirty feet. Visitors will find an observation deck to observe them located adjacent to a picnic area. A walk across Cataract Falls Covered Bridge, just above the Falls, affords a magnificent view of the Mill Creek Gorge below the Falls. Continue reading Indiana’s Cataract Falls