• Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: An Indianapolis Souvenir

    The Indianapolis News Souvenir Post Card Indiana Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument Das Deutsche Haus – Indianapolis, Ind. This past weekend the Athenaeum and the Rathskeller celebrated all things German culture with GermanFest. But when Indianapolis’...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: H. Lieber Co.

    Reader’s Question: I bought a painting at an auction that has a tag on the back of it that says “H. Lieber Co.”  What is the story of that company? ~ Katherine R., formerly of Indianapolis HI’s Answer:...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Indianapolis Turnvereins

    Reader’s Question:  When I was growing up, we were members of a gym called (I think) the Lincoln Turners. My dad’s side of the family was German, and I remember being told something about German...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites The Least You Should Know About the Athenaeum

    The location of what we now know as The Athenaeum was chosen for its proximity to a main transportation line, in one of the most densely populated sections of the city and near “Germantown,” which...

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  • Posted in: Then & Now Then & Now: Das Deutsche Haus / Athenaeum

    Library of Congress, Detroit Publishing Company Collection, copyright 1904 As a short history for Historic Indianapolis.com fans who plan to attend the International I-Spy Game this Saturday, we repeat Joan Hostetler’s Das Deutsche Haus /...

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