Remembering Southport history

November 21, 2019 SST

By Barry Browning, Treasurer Perry Township/Southport Historical Society The Southport area was a wooded wilderness in the early 1800s. After Indianapolis was selected to be the site of the new state capitol, people began moving […]


Keeping the memory of Edgewood alive

August 1, 2019 SST

By Rick Hinton The Edgewood Elementary School, 1408 Epler Ave., had its beginnings in the fall of 1914, opening as a four-room schoolhouse to accommodate Grades 1 through 8. Over the years that changed as […]


The Underground Railroad in Indiana

April 4, 2019 SST

By Rick Hinton Do many of us fully understand the Underground Railroad system as it applied to frontier Indiana starting in the early 1800s? We’re not talking trains here, but the metaphor is still the […]


Way back when

January 17, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan For more than 20 years, Arcadia Publishing has been connecting people to the past through an historical books and series designed to shine a spotlight on hometown history along with everyday facets […]