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Pages at the Prop

Enjoy hearing Indianapolis author and Prop member Kassie Ritman share her new books, Meridian Whispers and Meridian Street: Images of America. Get the chance to meet the author and have books signed.

Light appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be available for drinks. Propylaeum members get 1 free drink ticket.

About the Books

· Meridian Street -- Images of America from the popular series by Arcadia Publishing. Meridian Street is filled with photos of the homes and structures in the North Meridian Historic District as registered with the National Parks Service. A handy reference for a walking tour, this book offers a caption for each home and makes a nice “history in hand” overview of the street.

· Meridian Whispers -- Meridian Street Mansions of Indianapolis is the storybook companion to the photo-heavy Meridian Street. This book is an up-close look behind the ornate doors of the Meridian Street mansions. Written as a series of short stories, readers can easily flip to an address of interest, or read their way up the street. If you’ve always been curious about the houses and the people who’ve called them home, this is your new favorite Indianapolis book.

About the Author

Kassie Ritman is a life-long resident of the Hoosier state and a frothing fan of all things Indiana. She recently earned certification in Urban Agriculture at Purdue University and completed two books about the North Meridian Historic District in Indianapolis. In 2016 she authored another tandem book project for the state’s bicentennial (Boone County, and The State of Boone). She holds memberships at the Indiana Writers Center, MidWest Writers, and is a former columnist for the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors newsletter. She is also an endorsed participant in the Iowa Writers Workshop MOOC for three years running, and recently completed Fairfield University’s MFA conference in Mystic, Connecticut.

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