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Historic Places in Indiana

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Indiana

401 S. 2nd Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
Phone: (812) 882-1776
Description: The British flag would not be raised above Fort Sackville Feb. 25, 1779. At 10 a.m., the garrison surrendered to American Colonel George Rogers Clark. His American army, aided by French residents of the Illinois country, had marched through freezing floodwaters to gain this victory. The fort’s capture assured United States claims to the frontier, an area nearly as large as the original 13 state

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana

1100 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 395-1882
Description: Indiana Dunes National Park hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan and has much to offer. Whether you enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or flying kites on the sandy beach, the national park's 15,000 acres will continually enchant you. Hikers will enjoy 50 miles of trails over rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers and peaceful forests.

Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site, Indiana

The Kennedy King Memorial
Owner: Indianapolis Parks and Rec Department
Martin Luther King Jr. Park
1702 N. Broadway St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 667-9341
Description: The Landmark for Peace is a memorial sculpture in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park on the northside of Indianapolis. It honors the contributions of the slain leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy. The memorial, which features King and Kennedy reaching out to each other,

The Kennedy King Memorial
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Lincoln Boyhood Home National Memorial, Indiana

3027 East South Street
Lincoln City, IN 47552
Phone: (812) 937-4541
Description: Abraham Lincoln grew from youth to manhood on this southern Indiana soil. Many character and moral traits of one of the world's most respected leaders was formed and nurtured here. Explore Lincoln's boyhood and learn about the boy who would one day become the leader of our nation.

Angel Mounds

Corydon Capitol

Culbertson Mansion

Ernie Pyle Home

Gene Stratton-Porter Cabin

Historic New Harmony

Lanier Mansion

Levi Coffin Home


T.C. Steele

Vincennes Sites

Whitewater Cana

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