• Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Woodland Cemetery

    Reader’s Question: Would you have any information about a cemetery that once existed on the east side of Indianapolis, called Woodland Cemetery? ~ Mike B. HI’s Answer:  Although the name “Woodland Cemetery” ceased to exist nearly a century ago,...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Epilogue Theatre

    Reader’s Question: I have been involved in several shows at the Epilogue Theatre at 1849 North Alabama Street.  I have heard that the building used to be a pharmacy.  I have also heard it referred to as Historic Hedback Corner,...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Ravenswood

    Reader’s Question: I have a lot of family history in Indiana, but in Indianapolis the only area I know my family has been in for a while is Ravenswood.  Any chance you have some history on...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: University of Indianapolis

    Reader’s Question: Can you tell me about the Garfield Park neighborhood?  I know the University of Indianapolis is in the area, as well as the city park, but what is the history of the area?...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Curious Wall Lining West 52nd Street and Guion Road

    Reader’s Question: What’s the story behind the concrete wall lining 52nd and Guion Road?  The property is now owned by a church, but the wall is too old and substantial for the church.  There was...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: North Meridian Street and Meridian Hills Boulevard

    Reader’s Question:  On the northwest corner of North Meridian Street and Meridian Hills Boulevard, there is a wooded lot surrounded by a fence.  There were maybe two buildings on an aerial photo from 1962, but...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: House at 75th and College Avenue

    Reader’s Question: Do you have any history on the house on the SW Corner of 75th and College?  ~  Ed Alexander, Indianapolis HI’s Answer: The house that’s located on the southwest corner of E. 75th and N....

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