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Lawrence Township - 1889

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Map of Lawrence Township - 1889

Map of Lawrence Township - 1889

Source: Atlas of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana
1889 - Griffing, Gordon & Co.
See Also: Map of Oakland - 1889 &
Lawrence Township Oakland and Castleton - 1889

Courtesy: Map Collection, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library

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Recognition due Sunnyside patient

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Indianapolis Recorder
Indianapolis, Marion County, 7 August 1965

Recognition due Sunnyside patient

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BANDIT BUSINESS IN INDIANA DULL

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Muncie Post-Democrat,Muncie, Delaware County, 25 April 1930

BANDIT BUSINESS IN INDIANA DULL

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THE PRIZE REBUS

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Indianapolis News,Indianapolis, Marion County, 3 January 1878

THE PRIZE REBUS

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HER DAMAGES ARE PLACED AT $1,000

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Greenfield Republican,Greenfield, 19 January 1911

HER DAMAGES ARE PLACED AT $1,000

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STORM DOES MUCH DAMAGE.

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Hammond Times, Volume 5, Number 277,Hammond, Lake County, 12 May 1911

STORM DOES MUCH DAMAGE.

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The Dig

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I have actually been making much headway in finding various resources for historical information on Oaklandon, unfortunately the resource I find myself short on lately has been that of time to devote to this diversion.

The DigAlthough I have not been able to share as much information - by way of posting articles - I have been doing many things behind-the-scenes that although they may not bear out the normal fruits for which I seek, they nevertheless deserve mention in the context of this blogging effort and have made it necessary for me to create a topic area here in which I might share some of my thoughts and experiences as I attempt to expand upon this repository of all things Oaklandon.

Introducing "The Dig" section of the blog. An area where I can blog about the blog. Watch this topic for some interesting content coming soon!

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Map of Oakland - 1889

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Detail Map of Oakland Published in 1889

Detail Map of Oakland Published in 1889

Source: Atlas of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana
1889 - Griffing, Gordon & Co.
 [ pg 12 ] - Lawrence Township, Oakland, and Castleton
Courtesy: Map Collection, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library

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Oaklandon Public School

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Oaklandon Public School Building

Oaklandon's School

Considered one of the finest of the day, this early school was on the outskirts of the present Oaklandon (then called Oakland). Note the two front doors of the imposing brick structure: one door was used by the boys, and the other by the girls. This school was erected in about 1882 according to reliable sources.

Oaklandon High School

Riding to Oaklandon in "The Good Ole Days" wasn't all fun, for the traveler had to pay 10 cents to travel on Pendleton Pike from Post Road to Oaklandon. Note that the muddy road in front of Oaklandon High School is now four-laned and paved.

Source: The Bears' Den, 1966  [pgs 14-15]
The Bears' Den is the yearbook of Lawrence Central High School.  

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George W. Combs' Signature

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Found the Signature of George W. Combs in the book:
Indiana Past and Present 1816 to 1916 100 Years of Progress [pg467]
 

Indiana Past and Present 1816 to 1916 100 Years of Progress



 

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