Salon Society Features World-Class Performance

Many members agree that the clubroom of the Propylaeum seems made for chamber music. Over seventy Prop members and guests attending the 17th Annual Salon Society Event, got to experience the beauty of a live chamber performance on April 28, 2019. Austin Huntington, principal cellist for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by R. Kent Cook on piano, performed selections from Boccherini, Mendelsson, and Brahms. Huntington is one of the youngest principal musicians in the Unites States. Following the performance a silent and live auction was conducted in the carriage house. Members and guests had the opportunity to bid on items ranging from unique experiences, to theater tickets, to

Bishop Baskerville-Burrows Shares Personal Experiences

The final speaker of our 2018-2019 Women’s Enrichment Series featured Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows. Burrows spoke to a sold-out crowd on Thursday, April 25. Baskerville-Burrows began the evening by detailing the circumstances that lead her to be in Trinity Church Wall Street on 9/11. She then went on to talk about her upbringing in the projects of New York City, her Ivy League education, and her rise in the ranks of the Episcopal Church to become the first African American Woman Bishop in the Episcopalian Church worldwide. Baskerville-Burrows received her undergraduate degree from in historic preservation from Smith College and continued to Seminary to combine her interest in historic

Donald Davidson to Speak at June Prop Day

Donald Davidson has officially been IMS Historian since 1998, but in reality, he has been the foremost authority on Indianapolis Motor Speedway history since arriving at the track in May 1964. Gifted with what is known as a “selective retentive easy access” memory, Donald possesses an incredible ability to recall even the most minute statistics, facts and trivia about Indianapolis 500 drivers, teams and team owners, and its many other colorful personalities. A frequent author, television and radio commentator, Donald was inducted into the IMS Hall of Fame in 2010, the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2013, he was awarded the “Sagamore of the Wabash,” Indiana’s highest civilian hono

Indiana Medical History Museum

We have an interesting Fun Friday planned for Friday, May 10, 2019. We will be meeting for lunch at 11 a.m. at The Working Man’s Friend Tavern. This is a cash only restaurant. After lunch, we will go to the Indiana Medical History Museum. There will be a one hour docent-led tour starting at 1:00 p.m. Please note the museum has a second floor and no elevator. The cost is $10.00. Please contact LaurieAnne Wickens if you plan to attend l.wickens@ or 317-638-7881 x4.

Catacombs of Indianapolis City Market

Tour and learn about the catacombs under the Indianapolis City Market. Meet at CATH Coffee at City Market at 10 a.m. on June 14. City Market Executive Director Stevi Stoesz will lead the tour. City Market Catacombs are an undeveloped historic asset and are not accessible for all guests. The Catacombs feature a very rough, uneven dirt floor. The tour is not navigable for guests with walkers, canes, strollers, or wheelchairs. Closed-toed shoes are recommended. Please contact LaurieAnne Wickens if you plan to attend l.wickens@ or 317-638-7881 x4.

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