• Posted in: At Your Leisure Nothing Beats a Day at the Ballpark

    Panorama of Washington Baseball Park (Image: of the Indiana Historical Society) There are few greater summertime joys than an evening at the ballpark. The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, and the...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH: Stone Cold (Whiskey Tango) Fox…

    Vinyl on top, stone on the bottom? The porch alterations look like tiny toothpick ‘columns’ shoved into a large stone boot … But then, onto the south elevation of the house and the bedrock story...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Missed a Step

    Have you ever been walking down a bunch of steps–maybe carrying something that obscures your view– and you think there’s one more step, but there isn’t? That awkward/ miscalculated step feeling is what comes to...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Ad: the Model Clothing Store, 1895

    From 1895 is this advertisement for the Model Clothing store. How children’s fashions have changed! The Model was located at 41-49 East Washington Street and 2-22 South Pennsylvania Street in the late 1880s and 1890s....

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