Monthly Archives: November 2010

Shiloh…bloody Shiloh

This week has been just chock full of Lew Wallace. So I thought I would share a little bit about this intense and intensely complicated man. Lew’s older brother David was a student at the new Wabash College in the … Continue reading

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Giants in those days

The previous post was a salute to a scientist and a poet…this posting continues with Collett’s words on our founding on November 21, 1832… “At an early date in the settlement of the west, when the pioneer had just entered … Continue reading

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Collett – A scientist and a poet

A note from my friend, and alum, Nate Mullendore [W2007] is the inspiration for this posting. For the past few years Nate has been the go to guy (officially the Watershed Projects Coordinator) for the Friends of Sugar Creek, a … Continue reading

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Philistine Field

Well…how about that Bell Game? Woo hoo…doing a little victory dance here and waving our W flag!!! In response to the previous posting mentioning Philistine Field, I had a suggestion from a reader that I share what we know about … Continue reading

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Another great image…

This was the cover of the October 1924 issue of the Caveman, a student humor magazine. I love it for the image of rough and tumble football of that era, plus the color is just wonderfully scarlet. This is Monon … Continue reading

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A good picture…

At Wabash on Philistine Field. Go Wabash! Beth Swift

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The Voice of Wabash…

I have often written about the many ways I am delighted to share the history of this wonderful place. Often the sharing has to do with advanced technology. Because of scanners and the internet I am able to share a … Continue reading

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