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December 16, 2015

  Postmark:  INDIANAPOLIS, IND.       STA. A       SEP 16, 1908      6 P M Message:  Sept 15th Dear Corwin, My park days soon will be over.  Did your Pa get the ten dollars I […]

Penny Post: Just Passing Through

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November 4, 2015, No comments

Postmark:  INDIANAPOLIS, IND.      JUL 7, 1911      2:30 PM Message:   Ipls 7/7/11 B-Only 10 minutes here today. EAC Addressee:  BB Bard Mill ...

Penny Post: A Long Way From Home

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August 26, 2015, No comments

Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND   JUL 9 1952   3-PM   Message:  My Dear Hope the shock won’t be to [sic] much for you Dear but I am a long ...

Penny Post: This Is the Place You Should See!

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August 12, 2015, No comments

Postmark: July 20 1930 Message: July 19/30 Hello Gus, This is the place you should see.  Some wonderful soldier’s monuments here.  Having a ...

  • In the Park: Canterbury Park
    May 30, 2015, No comments

    Welcome to Canterbury Park!  This picturesque 1.7-acre neighborhood park is east of Meridian-Kessler and south of Broad Ripple at 5510 North Carvel Avenue, near where the Monon Rail Trail meets 54 th Street.  The park features a playg ...

  • In The Park: Forest Manor Park
    May 16, 2015, 1 Comment

    Welcome to Forest Manor Park on Indianapolis’s east side. This 18.8 acre neighborhood park was established in 1937, to meet the needs of families moving out of the heart of downtown and into the city’s growing suburbs.   The park is ...

  • In The Park: Haughville Park
    April 18, 2015, 4 Comments

    Welcome to Haughville Park!  This five-and-a-half acre park on the city’s west side opened in 1922.  Located at 520 North Belleview Place, Haughville Park is one of the park system’s most popular family destinations. The area now know ...

  • In the Park: Reverend Mozel Sanders Park
    April 4, 2015, No comments

    From Colonel Eli Lily to Mayor Thomas Taggart to basketball great Oscar Robertson, there is a lengthy list of people who have helped shape our city’s history.  Reverend Mozel Sanders left a particularly influential legacy of philanthropy ...

  • In the Park: 61st & Broadway Park
    March 21, 2015, 1 Comment

    Just west of College Avenue in Broad Ripple, you’ll find 61st & Broadway Park. This quaint 2.7-acre neighborhood park opened in 1928.  The park’s amenities include a playground, picnic shelter, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts ...

  • In the Park: Bethel Park
    March 7, 2015, No comments

    Welcome to Bethel Park!  This 14.5 acre community park on the city’s southeast side is located at 2850 Bethel Avenue, and features athletic fields, horseshoe pits, a running track, and an outdoor swimming pool. Bethel Park is located in ...