"Gettysburg Summit 2002" the web page chronicles the gathering held March 22, 2002 in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Big thanks to Pennsylvania Dan [A.K.A. Neosmatrix] who pulled this thing together. Touring the Gettysburg Memorial grounds, Drinking horrible beer at the now closed "Gettysbrew" and cracking whips with Mike Marosy, Captain D, Neosmatrix and Eric Renderking Fisk. As an added bonus this was one of the first ever IndyGear summits in the history of the oganization.
April 11th, 2005 - Raymond Chu (Ghos7A55assin) Shares with us pictures of his visit to New Zealand and Australia of Bags-End... Where the scenes were filmed for Peter Jackson's "Lord O The Rings" Hobbit Village.
Joe's Stock - Boston Crew Summit | February 2004 - Tribute Page dedicated to the night when some members of The Boston Crew on IndyGear met at Joe's American Bar And Grill in Waltham Massachusettes.
"Ottawa Summit - 2005" Written by Craig "Farnham54" Ottawa was the location for the 2005 Canadian Summit, the first of its kind with this level of organization and commitment, as well as attendance. The entire weekend was a roaring success." Read more...
"Around The World In 54 and 1/2 Days" - April 2005: "This is the story of an adventure. A journey around the world. A journey of the mind, the heart, and me: Craig Whitton." Join Me...
For the longest time many of us in the retrocentric community asked: "Where Is The Fedora Bar?" - Vintage Aficionado "Wild Root" found this picture on-line, and many theories on where “The Fedora Bar” actually is.
Updated November 2007: For many years, none of us knew where it was or what kind of establishment it was until Doug Palumbo discovered it's location. Finding The Fedora Bar - "During Prohibition, the restaurant (known as Charlie’s Garden) was run as a law-abiding operation. However, as was the case with many “legitimate” businesses during that time, they also ran a speakeasy in the back of the building, complete with passwords and a hidden door."
Timothy J. Steiner shares with us his trip to a place where time stood still for the benefit for retrocentrics like us... South Beach Florida And The Art Deco Scene - In this travel journal entry he also shows us his visit to Earnest Hemingway's estate, The Florida Keys, and a small boat that was made famous by Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn.Carolina Quirk And The Treasure Of The Lost Time Capsule: December 17th, 2007
Recently my grandmother (on my mother’s side), a wonderful woman passed away peacefully at the age of 97. Our family had been planning to visit her at her home in St. Louis over Christmas since this summer, and we decided that we would go to her home as planned and help with finalizing matters and to have a memorial service. ... So with a spirit of suburban adventure I will don my gear and head out to the backyard in a week with my brother to find and unearth the time capsule. I will fully document it and what (if anything) we recover. Our family had been planning to visit her at her home in St. Louis over Christmas since this summer, and we decided that we would go to her home as planned and help with finalizing matters and to have a memorial service. [Click for the rest of the story.]
"Meeting Steven Spielberg," By: Elodie Cinquanta - (AKA: Elodie Jones) "On Wednesday June 27, 2007, three international fans (Elodie Jones from Switzerland, her friend Fred China from France, and Aaron Wilkinson from New Zealand) left for New Haven, CT. to fulfill their biggest dream. This dream was to see Indiana Jones IV in production at Yale University and to meet the director of the film, Steven Spielberg. - On Monday June 2, that dream became a reality!
"The Excesses of Prohibition Chicago" by Aaron Sharp ("Paden" on our forum...) with Photos By Jonathan Pokay - Mr. Sharp shares with The Fedora Chronicles his essay written for college about our favorite period in history in one of our favorite cities!