A Brief Photo History of the Hoosier Slide

1Digging into History: The Hoosier Slide

Once Indiana’s most popular landmark, the Hoosier Slide vanished after glass companies discovered the high-quality sand it held.¬†With plenty of foliage remaining on the dune, we can surmise this postcard displays the Hoosier Slide at the height of its, well, HEIGHT (200 feet). When this postcard came out, glass companies had yet to discover the unique quality of its sand.