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  • 04/26/19--18:15: The Malott Building
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Volney T. Malott, a prosperous nineteenth-century businessman, constructed the Malott Building as an investment property in 1896 to house a variety of wholesale businesses. The south half of the Romanesque Revival-style . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/26/19--18:30: Vajen's Exchange Block
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    German immigrant and hardware merchant John H. Vajen constructed his commercial building on 124-126 North Pennsylvania Street in 1872. This building featured a three-story, cast-iron facade in the popular Italianate style. . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/26/19--18:35: The House of Crane
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Edward Beck built this Italianate-style commercial building at 124 South Meridian Street in 1866-67 to house a variety of wholesalers offering liquor, hats, clothes, coffee, hardware, and other merchandise. The House of . . .

    (Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Indianapolis, Indiana.
    This building (1911-12) was designed by Vonnegut & Bohn for the oldest and largest dry goods firm in the Wholesale District. Established in 1867, Hibben, Hollweg & Company carried a wide range of foreign and domestic dry . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/26/19--18:54: Madame C.J. Walker
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867, on the same Delta, Louisiana, plantation where her parents had been slaves until the Civil War, Walker was a businesswoman, social activist and philanthropist. After marrying and . . .

    (African Americans • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
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    (Colonial Era • Parks & Recreational Areas • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/26/19--20:07: La Cubana
  • , Mexico.
    La Cubana Fue fundada en 1875. Originalmente fue una tlapalería atendida por su dueño, un español que vendía solventes, ferretería y abarrotes a los vecinos de la calle de Zaragoza. Posteriormente se vendía agua envasada y . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--04:32: The Lilly Family
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Born in Maryland, Col. Eli Lilly (1838-1898) came to Indiana in the 1850s. He enlisted in the Civil War and organized the 18th Indiana Light Artillery Battery. After the war Lilly opened a pharmaceutical lab in Indianapolis . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Located between the busy retail stretch of Washington Street and Union Station, the Wholesale District comprised most of the southern part of downtown Indianapolis at the turn of the twentieth century. This thriving area . . .

    (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--05:18: John W. Murphy Building
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    The John W. Murphy Building (1910-11) was designed by Samuel H. Brubaker & Company, also the architects of the Century Building (1901) at 36 S. Pennsylvania Street. Originally occupied by several small wholesale and . . .

    (Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--05:32: President Abraham Lincoln
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    The 16th President of the United States was born February 12, 1809, near Hodgenville, Ky. In the harsh Kentucky wilderness that the young Abraham Lincoln and his family called home, settlers struggled to eke out a living on . . .

    (Agriculture • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--05:40: Ernest "Ernie" Pyle
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Pyle was born August 3, 1900, near Dana, Ind. After studying journalism at Indiana University. Pyle worked as a newspaper reporter with the LaPorte Herald. He later wrote a daily aviation column for the Washington Daily . . .

    (Communications • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--05:50: Lew Wallace
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    The son of Indiana's sixth governor, Lew Wallace was a man of boundless ambition and restless spirit. Born April 10, 1827, in Brookville, Ind., Wallace was a lawyer, soldier, politician and author. A Mexican War veteran, he . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Politics • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--06:06: J.L. "Wes" Montgomery
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Born in Indianapolis on March 6, 1923, Wes Montgomery was part of a musical family and first performed in local clubs and regional jazz venues. He and his brothers, Buddy and Monk, were a popular musical trio. Wes Montgomery . . .

    (African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--06:15: Booth Tarkington
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Born the son of an Indianapolis judge on July 29, 1869, novelist and playwright Booth Tarkington achieved a vast following by portraying Midwestern life from the perspective of the emerging American middle class. Although he . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--06:26: May Wright Sewell
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Born in Wisconsin, May Wright Sewall earned bachelor's and master's degrees from North Western Female College in Illinois. In the early 1870s, she moved with her first husband to Franklin, Ind., where she became a high . . .

    (Civil Rights • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Street Railway Indianapolis' first street railway opened in 1864 and the system expanded with the growth of the city over the next several decades. The early streetcars were drawn by mules or horses until the system was . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--06:53: Chief Tecumseh
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    The Shawnee orator, diplomat and warrior was born near present-day Dayton, Ohio, in 1768. Tecumseh strove to bond the scattered Native American peoples into a united opposition to white encroachment upon their ancestral . . .

    (Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 04/27/19--07:03: President Benjamin Harrison
  • Indianapolis, Indiana.
    The grandson of President William Henry Harrison, Benjamin Harrison was born Aug. 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio. The 23rd President of the United States graduated Miami University (Ohio) before opening a law office in . . .

    (Politics • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Indianapolis, Indiana.
    St. John the Evangelist Parish was established in 1837 and was the first Catholic parish in Marion County. The present church (1867-71) was designed by Diedrich A. Bohlen following French Gothic precedents. The spires, added . . .

    (Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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