Hamilton County Tag

The Creation of a Myth By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian In Hamilton County, as in other places in the United States, the study of Native American life can be cluttered by myths. As if the interactions between settlers and Natives were not complex enough, there are...

By Danielle Acton Books Build Bridges is a community read program hosted by Hamilton East Public Library each fall to build community through shared experience, provide diverse reading opportunities and engage our community with noted authors. The featured books this year are Hotel on the Corner...

By: Julie Armstrong Calling all witches, wizards and muggles of all ages. Join us for some spellbinding fun during our eighth annual Harry Potter event at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers. This year’s theme is Magical Journeys, and I think we can all agree...

By: Heidi Herald Welcome back to the What’s Cooking @ HEPL blog! I am Heidi Herald, a Public Services Librarian at Hamilton East Public Library. I will be reviewing one of the library’s cookbooks each month. In this third installment, we will look at the wonderful...

By: Heidi Herald Welcome to the What’s Cooking @ HEPL blog! I am Heidi Herald, a Public Services Librarian at Hamilton East Public Library. I will be reviewing one of the library’s cookbooks each month. In this second installment, we will look at the popular cookbook...

By: Hamilton County Historian David Heighway As we approach the 93rd anniversary of Martin Luther King’s birth, people are looking at various ways to recognize and celebrate it.  Often that involves trying to find some personal connection with the man and his work.  While King never...

By: Heidi Herald Welcome to the very first What’s Cooking @ HEPL blog! I am Heidi Herald, a Public Services Librarian at Hamilton East Public Library (not a social media influencer), so taking on this blog series involves a steep learning curve for me! I will...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator Hamilton County will celebrate its 200th birthday in 2023. In preparation for this bicentennial celebration, a new book is being created! The Bicentennial Book Committee is asking for your help. Photographs capture a moment in time, preserving a part...

By David Heighway, Hamilton County Historian Every Memorial Day, we look at various sites and objects that recognize the sacrifice of American soldiers. Here in Hamilton County, there is one site that is less noticeable and maybe doesn’t get attention like the monument at Veteran’s Plaza...

Written by: Nancy Massey, Indiana Room Coordinator If you are a genealogist, someone researching the history of your home, or a student researching a famous Hoosier, then you may already know that the Indiana Room houses a specialized collection of genealogical and historical resources. So what resources...