Looking for the Boone County Books? Indiana celebrated 200 years of statehood in 2016 and Boone County joined the party! Both books are now available in Hardback, Paperback and eBook versions! Prefer to Shop Local? You can buy autographed paperbacks of The State of Boone and Boone County — Images of America at Black Dog Books in Zionsville or at IGA in Lebanon. Boone County and The State of Boone are available … Continue reading Boone Books Are Available
The Meridian Street Books Are Ready! It’s been a project nearly five years in the making, but the debut of the Meridian Street books is here. Indianapolis fans of the pretty homes along our very own “Millionaire’s Row” are about to get a treat. Two books on Meridian Street — the North Meridian Street Historic District to be precise — are available … Continue reading Meridian Street Books Make Great Gifts!
As World War II raged, a gentleman from White County was elected Governor of Indiana. The previous year, the Indiana General Assembly purchased a private home at 4343 N Meridian Street to be used as the residence of Indiana’s First Family. Governor Ralph and Mrs Gates (Papa and Mimi to their many grandchildren) moved in within days of his swearing-in ceremony beneath the Capital Rotunda. … Continue reading Meridian’s First Residence for Governors