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    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Vickie Jenkins' transcribed interview of John Caldwell about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Caldwell, a young boy was killed by a car, so his father built a wall and put limestone over his son's face. The man said that...
    • Grondyke Cemetery

    • Cemeteries; Daughters of the American Revolution; Soldiers;
    • Two typed pages describing the Grondyke Family Cemetery. References include Mrs. Ora Doyle. Grondyke members in this cemetery include Samuel Grondyke, father of John Grondyke, and Lucetia Rappley Grondyke and her husband John Grondyke. Lucetia...
    • Destruction by dynamiters

    • Bombings; Dynamite; Railroads; Churches; Terrorists; Terrorism; Catholic churches;
    • Two typed pages describing the bombing of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Clinton, Indiana, in November of 1909. Father Maher was the priest for the church at the time of the bombing. The article also mentions the bombing of the piers...
    • Tecumseh's grave

    • Indians of North America; Mounds (Burials); Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813;
    • Two pages typed which relate the story told by Albert Greenwood about where Tecumseh was buried in Canada and how he came to have that knowledge. He grew up with a boy who's father was a good friend to Tecumseh and his friend's father showed him...
    • Clinton, Indiana

    • Cities & towns; City & town life; Railroads; Industry; Brick industry; Coal mining; Lamps; Wheat; Carts & wagons; Shoe industry; Copper industry; Furniture industry; Forge shops; Wool industry; Coal; Grain elevators; Meat industry; Parks; Monuments...
    • Twelve typed pages describing Clinton, Indiana. The population of Clinton was 7,936. Residents listed include: DeWitt Clinton, Lewis P. Rodgers, L.O. Bishop, James Payne, Esquire Harrison, Orville White, Ren White, Florence White, James White,...
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tracie Spencer's transcribed account of gypsies. According to Spencer, a young girl fell in love with a gypsy boy. Her father forbid her to see the boy. One day, the village caught fire and the girl was killed. Before she died, she put a curse on...
    • Daring robbery at Newport in 1870

    • Robberies; Criminals; Criminal investigations; Money;
    • Three typed pages describing a robbery in Newport in 1870. Harry White, son of Orville J. White relates the story his father played in recovering half of the money. Orville J. White was the brother of Dr. C.M. White. Orville chased the men to...
    • Ayshire Strip Mine employees, Centenary, Indiana

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; McGill, Hugh, Senior; Ayshire Strip Mine (Centenary, Ind.); Strip mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Three miners are posed inside the dragline in this circa 1940s photograph taken at the Ayshire Strip Mine in Centenary, Indiana, Vermillion County. In the foreground is Hugh McGill Sr., father of former Clinton Mayor, Hugh McGill.
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Thomas Foster's transcribed interview of Robert Gillogly about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Gillogly, another version of the story is that a teenager was drunk and hit the wall in his car. His father left the mark...
    • Bigfoot, Marion County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals; Fear;
    • This transcribed account from Mark Gladson as recorded by Peggy Conklin is about Gladson's father telling of how a "hairy man" killed three of four boys who had gone fishing at White River, never leaving a trace of their bodies. The only surviving...

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