Where the Rivers Meet
By Ruthmere Foundation, Elkhart, Indiana
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"Where the Rivers Meet" is an Elkhart, Indiana History podcast produced by the Ruthmere Foundation. The foundation currently owns and operates Ruthmere, the Albert and Elizabeth Beardsley Beaux Arts Mansion, built in 1910, as well as the 1848 Havilah Beardsley House, the home of Elkhart's founder. More information about both of these historical landmarks and the ongoing restoration of the Havilah Beardsley House can be found at http://www.ruthmere.org.
||Episode 5 -- Robert B. Beardsley & Ruthmere's Beginnings||Founding Director of Ruthmere and current chairman of the Ruthmere Foundation, Robert B. Beardsley recounts some of the interesting challenges faced in the early years of Ruthmere's restoration. Robert is a lifelong historic preservationist and has restor||1/22/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Elkhart History Minute #2 - Havilah Beardsley 2||The Elkhart History Minute is actually a series of radio spots that Ruthmere has developed in conjunction with WTRC Radio. Originally aired during the run-up to Elkhart's Sesquicentennial Celebration in September, Elkhart History Minute will continue on-a||10/17/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Elkhart History Minute #1 -- Havilah Beardsley 1||The Elkhart History Minute is actually a series of radio spots that Ruthmere has developed in conjunction with WTRC Radio. Originally aired during the run-up to Elkhart's Sesquicentennial Celebration in September, Elkhart History Minute will continue on-a||10/17/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 4 -- The Beardsleys of Ruthmere||Albert R. Beardsley and his wife Elizabeth Baldwin Beardsley were Elkhart's most prominent citizens from the late 1800s until the 1920s. We explore Albert's role in building Miles Medical, Elizabeth's philanthropy and the building of Ruthmere. Narrated by||9/24/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 3 -- C.G. Conn and Elkhart's Musical Instrument Industry||Charles Gerard Conn was an entrepreneur, politician and all around colorful character. This episode describes how Conn turned an altercation in a bar into the largest musical instrument company in America. Narrated by Dave Dufour. Copyright 2008 Ruthmere||8/11/2008||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 1 -- Dr. Havilah Beardsley||In the premiere episode of "Where the Rivers Meet," we talk about Dr. Havilah Beardsley, the founder of Elkhart, Indiana. Narrated by Dave Dufour. Copyright 2008 Ruthmere Foundation http://www.ruthmere.org Download Episode 1 -- Dr. Havilah Beardsley||8/6/2008||Free||View In iTunes|