For residents of Highland, Indiana looking for a resource to shed some light on the history of their town, look no further than the “Planet Highland” Facebook Page. The owner of the page describes it as a, “Photo history of Highland, Indiana,” and it certainly lives up to its reputation. Additionally, with over four thousand likes, it has become quite popular in the community.
The page contains photos of the day to day history of Highland, which was settled in 1848 and incorporated in 1910. These photos display the history from the beginning of the 20th century through much more modern times.
If you are looking to take a photographical journey through the history of the town, it is probably one of the best resources out there. The page is very active, with new additions every day to give a glimpse into the past.
Whether it is a look back into local politics at the Highland Town Hall in 1959, the Town Theater back in the 1980s, Strack and Van Til as it was in ‘66, or Wicker Park in the 30s, 60s, and 70s, there is an interesting variety of times, places and people to keep you engaged. For the history buff or the casual observer that enjoys a trip down nostalgia lane, it is a great resource for the everyday moments of the city.
So, observe the passage of time and see how far Highland has come through the decades to get to where it is today. Enjoy the visual representation of all that has changed, disappeared and grown in the meantime!
All photographic credit is to Planet Highland which you can visit here to learn more: https://www.facebook.com/PlanetHighland/