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Traders Point Gateway Beautification Project

Monday, August 07, 2006 Friends, for several months I’ve been working on an idea to improve the appearance of the 71st Street/I-65 interchange. This has been a New Years resolution for at least five years, and I’m finally trying to … Continue reading

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Traders Point Mill

Traders Point Mill similar to original at Lafayette Road and Eagle Creek On May 8, 1897, Mancher F. Glidewell deeded the four-story grist mill in Traders Point to the Traders Point Church of Christ for $150.00. The mill was built … Continue reading

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Traders Point Church Founding Members Picnic

Former Traders Point resident George Wilkins learned from relatives that this photo was taken at the Ebenezer Christian Church Founders Day Picnic one Sunday in the 1860s. Ebenezer Christian Church was originally located in the flood plain on the west … Continue reading

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Where is Traders Point, Indiana?

The spot where Eagle Creek crosses Lafayette Road is a logical guess. This would have been a point where trade was most likely to occur between the fur traders and the Indians. There is considerable evidence that exactly such activity … Continue reading

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