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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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Famous Hoosiers

T.C. Steele
T.C. Steele

Indiana is home to many people who became famous writers, musicians, politicians, artists, activists, inventors and sports figures. Just a few are highlighted here. For a more complete list, visit our Notable Hoosiers page.

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Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker started a hair care and beauty products business for African-Americans and became one of the first self-made millionaires in the country.

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Ernie Pyle

Ernie Pyle was a newspaper columnist during World War II. His columns were published in more than 400 newspapers nationwide.

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Gene Stratton-Porter

Gene Stratton-Porter was an author who enjoyed nature and bird-watching. She is best known for her fiction books Freckles and A Girl of the Limberlost.

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T.C. Steele

Theodore Clement Steele was a member of the “Hoosier Group” of American Impressionist painters. Steele settled in Brown County and used the surroundings as inspiration for his landscape paintings.

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Jim Davis

Creator of the Garfield comic strip, Davis grew up near Marion and attended Ball State University.

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Cole Porter

Born in Peru, Ind., Cole Porter was a legendary composer in his time. He wrote many Broadway hit songs and won a 1949 Tony Award for his musical Kiss Me, Kate.

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