• Posted in: What’s in a Name? What’s in a Name: Spruance Basin

    Admiral Spruance Basin Location: Downtown, north end of canal Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, U.S. Navy Raymond Ames Spruance was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 3, 1886, to Alexander and Annie Spruance, but grew up...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania Heslar Naval Armory

    Heslar Naval Armory – Photo by Ryan Hamlett Who knew such a beautiful and strangely located building on Indianapolis’ near northwest side could have played a pivotal role in defeating Hitler’s goosesteping hate-mongers? What was...

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