Indianapolis Parks and Greenways - The History
In 1864, the first park in Indianapolis opened after Governor Oliver P. Morton donated the land now known as Military Park for use as a recreational area. Today, Indianapolis is home to some of the nation’s finest parks and greenways. More ...
Posted by Paula Henry on April 17, 2011 in Parks and Recreation
Indianapolis Greenways to Expand
The state of Indiana has purchased more than 150 miles of abandoned rail line to further the extension of greenways and trails throughout the state. My childhood home was just south of the neighborhood of Broad Ripple. I remember well the abandoned ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 4, 2007 in Parks and Recreation
Cancer Survivors Park
This beautiful little park sits on a triangular piece of land bordered by University Park, 10th Street and Indiana Ave., across from Wishard Hospital. The 1 1/2 acre park is a tribute to those who have survived cancer.
The Cancer Survivor Park is ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 21, 2007 in Indianapolis Things to Do