• Posted in: Misc Mondays Misc Monday: Burning Joan of Arc: The 1927 Indianapolis Arson Scare

    John F. Hagel’s Mission-style church in the mid-1920s. (Source: “25th Anniversary, St. Joan of Arc Parish, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1921-1946.”) On May 13, 1920, Pope Benedict XV canonized Joan of Arc, the 19-year-old French soldier and...

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  • Posted in: In the Park In the Park: Canterbury Park

    Passenger rail service was nearly eliminated by the late 1950s or early 1960s. (William H. Bass Photo Collection courtesy of the Indiana Historical Society) Welcome to Canterbury Park!  This picturesque 1.7-acre neighborhood park is east of Meridian-Kessler...

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