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ANDREA NEAL: Slavery existed in 'free' Indiana's early days

ANDREA NEAL: Slavery existed in 'free' Indiana's early days

Although the state Constitution expressly prohibited it, slavery existed in early Indiana. Two court cases filed by enslaved black women put an end to the practice.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Frontier violence at Pigeon Roost

ANDREA NEAL: Frontier violence at Pigeon Roost

On Sept. 3, 1812, a Native American war party killed more than 20 settlers living in a wooded outpost near present-day Scottsburg. Motivated by bounties offered by the British, the perpetrators scalped women and children, torched their log cabins and left the village in ashes.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: William Henry Harrison shaped Indiana from Vincennes

ANDREA NEAL: William Henry Harrison shaped Indiana from Vincennes

History remembers William Henry Harrison as the first president to die in office. Hoosiers should remember him as the man who shaped the Indiana Territory.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am

State rifle, proposals by region lawmakers on way to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels will soon decide if Indiana has an official state rifle and whether three measures sponsored by Northwest Indiana legislators that also received final legislative approval Tuesday become law.

March 06, 2012 5:30 pm

Senate approves 'state rifle' designation for historic gun

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is one step closer toward having an official state gun.

February 21, 2012 5:15 pm

Senate panel votes to make historic rifle Indiana's official gun

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana has a state tree (tulip), state flower (peony), state stone (Salem limestone) and perhaps soon, a state gun.

February 08, 2012 9:00 pm
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