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Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
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INDIANAPOLIS: Take a tour of this beautiful 10,000 sq. ft. Italianate Victorian family home of President Benjamin Harrison – our country’s 23rd US Preside...Show more INDIANAPOLIS: Take a tour of this beautiful 10,000 sq. ft. Italianate Victorian family home of President Benjamin Harrison – our country’s 23rd US President (1889-1893) and Indiana’s only President. Built in 1875, the home is beautifully furnished with many of Harrison’s paintings, furniture, and other artifacts including political memorabilia. This museum home features two Special Exhibit spaces. Entrance to special exhibits is included in the price of daily tours. Show less
Benjamin Harrison
Book - 2005
Madame Walker Legacy Center
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INDIANAPOLIS: Madam CJ Walker is famous for being self-made. A daughter of a former slave, Walker worked her way from the bottom earning just $1.50 a day ...Show more INDIANAPOLIS: Madam CJ Walker is famous for being self-made. A daughter of a former slave, Walker worked her way from the bottom earning just $1.50 a day to running an empire which made her one of the wealthiest, successful women in the 20th century. The Walker Manufacturing plant is now the Madam Walker Theatre Center which commemorates her zeal and drive to success. The theater is last of the iconic buildings which lined Indiana Avenue and still has much of its 1927 architecture. But this is more than a building--the center promotes social justice, provides cultural education, and empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs, business owners, and civil leaders. The building itself is a symbol of African-American pride and continues to be a beacon within the community. Show less
On Her Own Ground
The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker
Book - 2001
Tippecanoe Place Restaurant
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SOUTH BEND: Built by Clem Studebaker from 1886 - 1889, the Tippecanoe Place mansion has a rich and colorful history. Today, the restaurant indulges clien...Show more SOUTH BEND: Built by Clem Studebaker from 1886 - 1889, the Tippecanoe Place mansion has a rich and colorful history. Today, the restaurant indulges clientele in grand cuisine and noble wine - all within an atmosphere of unparalleled ambiance at the heart of the South Bend business and catering scene. Learn more of the Studebaker mansion fascinating history from 1884 - present including its construction, historical occupants, and restaurant. Show less
Red, White, and Blue Murder
A Hilda Johannson Mystery
Book - 2000
Automobile Museums in Indiana
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, Studebaker National Museum, Elwood Haynes Museum
Book - 2010
Studebaker National Museum
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SOUTH BEND: The Studebaker National Museum is devoted to sharing the story of the automotive and industrial history of South Bend and the greater region t...Show more SOUTH BEND: The Studebaker National Museum is devoted to sharing the story of the automotive and industrial history of South Bend and the greater region through the display and interpretation of Studebaker vehicles along with related industrial artifacts. The Collection also includes seven objects designated as “National Treasures” including the carriage Abraham Lincoln rode to Ford’s Theatre the night of his assassination, and a carriage used by the Marquis de Lafayette during his farewell tour of United States in 1824. Show less
The Studebaker National Museum
Over A Century on Wheels
Book - 2008
James Whitcomb Riley Old Home and Museum
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GREENFIELD: Visit James Whitcomb Riley's childhood home in Greenfield, Indiana. GREENFIELD: Visit James Whitcomb Riley's childhood home in Greenfield, Indiana. Show less
The Best Of James Whitcomb Riley
Edited By Donald C. Manlove
Book - 1982
James Whitcomb Riley
A Life
Book - 1999
Limberlost State Historic Site
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GENEVA: THE LAND THAT INSPIRED THE BOOKS: To famed Indiana author Gene Stratton-Porter, the Limberlost Swamp was the perfect playground, laboratory and i...Show more GENEVA: THE LAND THAT INSPIRED THE BOOKS: To famed Indiana author Gene Stratton-Porter, the Limberlost Swamp was the perfect playground, laboratory and inspiration for her acclaimed articles, fiction and photographs. At a time when most women were homemakers, Stratton-Porter created a lasting legacy of northern Indiana’s vanishing natural history through her writings and photos. In the 18 years that she lived at Limberlost, she wrote six of her 12 novels and five of her seven nature books, including the best-selling “Freckles” and “A Girl of the Limberlost.” An estimated 50 million people worldwide have read her works, and many of her novels were produced as motion pictures. Show less
Gene Stratton-Porter, Novelist and Naturalist
Book - 1990
T. C. Steel Home State Historic Site
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NASHVILLE: T.C. STEELE AND HIS INDIANA HOME: Theodore Clement “T.C.” Steele (1847-1926), noted Indiana artist and member of the Hoosier Group of Impressio...Show more NASHVILLE: T.C. STEELE AND HIS INDIANA HOME: Theodore Clement “T.C.” Steele (1847-1926), noted Indiana artist and member of the Hoosier Group of Impressionist Painters, was inspired by the picturesque scenes that he encountered in Brown County. T.C. was at the forefront of the state’s art movement and remains one of Indiana’s most honored artists. Show less
Theodore Clement Steele, An American Master of Light
Book - 1995
James Dean Fairmount Historical Museum
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FAIRMOUNT: Fairmount, Indiana, a town with a population of approximately 2,500, is located about one hour north of Indianapolis. This quiet community po...Show more FAIRMOUNT: Fairmount, Indiana, a town with a population of approximately 2,500, is located about one hour north of Indianapolis. This quiet community possesses a rich history and a number of notable icons that called it home. The Museum has a vast collection of not only town history, but the worlds largest collection of James Dean's personal belongings that are on loan from Dean's family. From his birth to death his life is documented through schoolwork, artwork, photographs, clothing, awards, movie props and more. The collection even includes two motorcycles that were owned by Dean. Another famous resident, Jim Davis, perhaps got the idea for Garfield while growing up on a farm near Fairmount with 25 cats. The Jim Davis display honors his awards, achievements and of course Garfield. The Museum, which is ran by a volunteer board and staff, accepts donations for admission. Plan your visit today! Show less
James Dean
Book - 2011
Garfield Fat Cat 3-pack
Volume 21
Graphic Novel - 2019
General Lew Wallace Study and Museum
Web Resource
CRAWFORDSVILLE: Mission Statement: The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum is deeply committed to the protection and preservation of Lew Wallace’s lega...Show more CRAWFORDSVILLE: Mission Statement: The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum is deeply committed to the protection and preservation of Lew Wallace’s legacy now and for generations to come. Lew Wallace served in the Civil War, in September 1878, President Rutherford Hayes appointed Lew as Governor of the New Mexico Territory and in 1881 he was appointed Minister to the Ottoman Empire. Lew was an artist, a musician and the author of the book "Ben-Hur". Show less
The Sword & the Pen
A Life of Lew Wallace
Book - 2005
Red Skelton Museum – Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy
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VINCENNES: The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy honors the legacy of a man who touched numerous lives through his comedic talent, great works, compas...Show more VINCENNES: The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy honors the legacy of a man who touched numerous lives through his comedic talent, great works, compassion and commitment to public service. As a museum, the RSMAC reflects history, ideas, innovation, discovery, diversity, creative expression and democracy in celebration of the exceptional man whose greatest ambition was to bring joy to countless audiences. Show less
Red Skelton
The Mask Behind the Mask
Book - 2008
William Henry Harrison's Grouseland
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VINCENNES: Explore history inside this beautiful mansion, Harrison had built along the Wabash River in Vincennes, Indiana to be the center for the Territo...Show more VINCENNES: Explore history inside this beautiful mansion, Harrison had built along the Wabash River in Vincennes, Indiana to be the center for the Territorial government, his family home and a fortress of protection during hostile times. Grouseland was built 1802-1804. The home was saved from demolition in 1909 by the Francis Vigo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and has been managed by the Grouseland Foundation since 1999. Show less
William Henry Harrison
Book - 2012
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