• Posted in: At Your Leisure At Your Leisure: Beware of the Witch

    This 1960s-era postcard promises a country style meal served by the Sloan family. (Image: Amazon) A once-popular way to make your business stand out from the competition was to build a structure to look like...

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  • 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: Family Tree Family Tree: Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

    Much has been written on this site and elsewhere about Indianapolis’s German influences. German immigrants played a big part in shaping the city from very early on. From its architecture to its laws and customs,...

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