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Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Indiana Experience Admission $15 Adults$14 Seniors (60 and over)$5 Youth (ages 5 through 17)$2 Access Pass HoldersFree Children under 5Free IHS MembersFree Educators and Military Our (FREE) parking lot is located on New York Street a ½ block east of West Street. Free parking with admission.
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Hometown Resources

Crossing street signs. Sign on top says Indiana. Sign on bottom says Heritage.

The Local History Services department maintains a listing of local historical societies, genealogical societies and official county historians.

Are you trying to find an answer to a specific local history question? Contact a local history resource or the William H. Smith Memorial Library at the Indiana Historical Society.

For questions about these listings or to submit corrections, please contact us at (317)234-0170 or

What is a county historian?
Each county has one volunteer county historian who promotes local history in their counties and serves as the primary county history contact. IHS and the Indiana Historical Bureau established the County Historian Program in 1981 in an effort to improve the historical communication network in the state. Learn about the county historian program.

Speakers List

The Speakers List is provided as a service to groups and organizations throughout Indiana seeking history programs and presentations.

Speakers should be contacted directly to make speaking arrangements. The Indiana Historical Society lists the speakers as a service to them and to you. None of the speakers listed herein, except for IHS staff, represent the Indiana Historical Society. If you have questions about this list or wish to submit corrections or additions, please email

You can view/download the Speakers List in two ways:

Sortable List of Speakers – Excel Spreadsheet
The list can be sorted by subject, speaker name, title, and more. To sort, click the down arrow in the desired section in the header row.

PDF List of Speakers List
The list is arranged in alphabetical order by the speaker’s last name.



Statewide Organizations

In addition to the Indiana Historical Society and county and local history organizations, there are several statewide organizations that may be helpful for local history research and resources.

Canal Society of Indiana
P.O. Box 10808
Fort Wayne IN 46854-0808

Indiana Archives and Records Administration
402 W. Washington St., Room W472
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indiana Freedom Trails
P.O. Box 2917
Indianapolis, IN 46206

Indiana Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 10507
Fort Wayne, IN 46852

Indiana Historical Bureau
140 N. Senate Ave., Room 130
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indiana Humanities
1500 North Delaware
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Indiana Jewish Historical Society
6705 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Indiana Landmarks
1201 Central Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Indiana National Road Association
P.O. Box 284
Cambridge City, IN 47327

Indiana State Library
315 W. Ohio St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Indiana State Museum & Historic Sites
650 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Society of Indiana Pioneers
140 N. Senate Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46204


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