Category Archives: Current Events

Dear Traders Point Area Resident:

Several years ago a group of concerned citizens living west of 465 and north of Eagle Creek Park organized an association (TPAN) to address the opportunities and threats facing residents within the Traders Point area. Meeting irregularly at the West … Continue reading

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Eagle’s Edge, 8140 Moore Road

      Eagle’s Edge ,8140 Moore Road, The Samuel Dowden House, is currently owned by Dennis and Patti Smith. It was built in 1930 for Attorney Samuel Dowden and has since been owned by several prominent Indianapolis doctors and … Continue reading

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Fortune Farms breaks ground for new barn

A new barn will soon appear on Moore Road as part of Fortune Acres, a new organic farm in the Traders Point area. The barn will house equipment and livestock and will have office space in one end. The structure, … Continue reading

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Week 3 Bridge Photos

Friday, March 20, 2009  

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What if there was a roundabout at West 79th and Lafayette Road?

As a resident at this intersection I am amazed at how inefficiently this intersection functions. Moore Road, 79th Street, and Lafayette Road all converge in this three-way mess of roads. One possible solution that I played with in my mind … Continue reading

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Traders Point – History of Indianapolis and Marion County – Pike Township – B.R. Sulgrove – 1884

The village of Trader’s Point was laid out by John Jennings and Josiah Coughran in 1864. They erected a flour mill, with four run of burrs, three for wheat and one for corn. It was at first a water mill … Continue reading

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Bridge – Week 2

Thursday, March 12, 2009

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