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The crowd began to gather early on April 1, 1969, waiting for a train bound west to Abilene, Kansas. It was cold and drizzly, but that didn’t prevent thousands of people from paying their final respects to World War II General and former President…

Robert Harris’s Princess Theatre opened on June 23, 1913, with the photoplay Mlle. Coquette accompanied by a six piece orchestra. The program also featured chimes playing Ethelbert Nevin’s “The Rosary.” As the first built-from-the-ground-up-movie…

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Discover Indiana has been made possible by a Public Projects grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Its development has been previously funded by the Public History Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, the Indiana Historical Society, Indiana Humanities, and Indiana Landmarks. Discover Indiana gratefully acknowledges their support of for this project.

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