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  • "Campaigns & Cartoons" : 2009 Harrison Home Exhibit

    EVENT: "Campaigns & Cartoons" : 2009 Harrison Home Exhibit DATE: Through Wednesday, December 30, 2009 TIME: 10am - 3:30pm WHERE: Benjamin Harrison Home, 1230 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis COST: $3/students; $6/seniors; $8/adults "Campaigns and Cartoons:...
  • July 4th Ice Cream Social

    EVENT: July 4th Ice Cream Social DATE: Saturday, July 4, 2009 TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. WHERE: President Benjamin Harrison Home, 1230 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis COST: $10/adults; $4/student; FREE/kids 4 and under WEB: www.pbhh.org What says...
  • Back to the start of the first coast-to-coast road -- in Indiana

    For highway travelers, This Is the Place.Since 1869, when the last spike of the Transcontinental Railroad was driven into a tie at Promontory, Utah, railroad tracks have stitched together America's East and West Coasts. But less than a century ago, a...
  • Walter Nugent's "Habits of Empire"

    Many of those who oppose U.S. intervention in Iraq say President Bush has recklessly abandoned America's long tradition of peaceful diplomacy and replaced it with an aggressive policy of starting wars, seizing lands and oppressing nations. Not true,...
  • Labor Day Weekend Events

    Labor Day Weekend Events
    Families say they like the Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park because it's typically not crowded and depending on where you live, it doesn't take long to get to the park on the city's east side. You can enter the park for as little as four dollars...
  • Dankmar Adler and Louis H. Sullivan's Auditorium

    Dankmar Adler and Louis H. Sullivan's Auditorium
    The commission to design the Auditorium building went on this date to two men, engineer Dankmar Adler and his partner, architect Louis H. Sullivan, who had shown an extraordinary originality in his use of ornamentation and artificial lighting. It was...
  • When in the Course of human events...

     
    by Jim Tankersley France celebrates its independence day on the anniversary of a citizen uprising at a prison; Canada's comes on the anniversary of a legislative act recognizing its self-governance. In the United States, we celebrate a "Dear John"......
  • President's first pitch: 100 years later

     
    by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
  • A citizen's required reading for July 4th: The Declaration of Independence (with music)

     
    After all these years do you really know what it says? And a striking special video of the National Anthem by a loyal Ticket reader....
  • Covered bridge will be rebuilt in Indiana state park

    Jackson County is giving away the remains of an 19th century covered bridge that collapsed into the East Fork White River so that a coalition of groups can turn it into a state park's new centerpiece. Jackson County Commissioners voted Tuesday to give...
  • Step Up and Speak ' 5k Walk for Epilepsy

    EVENT: Step Up and Speak - 5k Walk for Epilepsy  DATE:  Saturday, November 8, 2008 TIME:   10a.m. WHERE:  Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park COST:  $15 INFO:  1-800-526-6618 WEB: www.indianaepilepsyfoundation.org The Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana will...
  • President's Day Celebration

    EVENT:  President's Day Celebration DATE:   Monday, February 16, 2009 TIME:   10 a.m. - 5 p.m. WHERE:  The Children's Museum of Indianapolis COST:   FREE WEB:    www.ChildrensMuseum.org In celebration of America's leaders, The Children's Museum will...