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Plan your visit
Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Indiana Experience Admission Free IHS MembersFree Children under 5$13 Adult$12 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

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Grades 9 – 12

Indiana history is an integral part of U.S. history. Integrate local stories in to your classroom and connect your students to the past with biographies of astronaut Gus Grissom in Gus Grissom: The Lost Astronaut and ethnic history with titles focusing on Irish heritage, black history, Latino history and more.

Educators always receive a 25% discount in the Basile History Market at the History Center on


Gus Grissom: The Lost Astronaut
Ray E. Boomhower
Life of Indiana’s pioneer space explorer, one of NASA’s first seven astronauts
$19.95 hardcover

Jonathan Jennings: Indiana’s First Governor
Randy K. Mills
Biography of the first Indiana governor and four-term congressman
$19.95 hardcover

Meredith Nicholson: A Writing Life
Ralph D. Gray
Career of Hoosier author and diplomat from Indiana’s golden age of literature
$19.95 hardcover; $14.95 e-book (multiple formats)
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Indiana’s African American Heritage: Essays from Black History News and Notes
Wilma L. Gibbs, editor
Hoosier African-American history as told in Black History News and Notes from 1979–1993
$16.95 paperback

The Irish
William W. Giffin
Indiana’s Irish from the 170ss through the present day
$13.95 paperback

Maria’s Journey
Ramón Arredondo and Trisha (Hull) Arredondo
Immigration story of Mexican American family from East Chicago, Indiana
$19.95 paperback; $9.95 e-book (multiple formats)

The Miami Indians of Indiana: A Persistent People, 1654–1994
Stewart Rafert
History of Indiana’s Native Americans of Northern Indiana, the Eastern Miami
$16.95 paperback

Murder in Their Hearts: The Fall Creek Massacre
David Thomas Murphy
Story of murder of Indians by Hoosier settlers, the first to be brought to justice
$13.95 paperback; $9.95 e-book (multiple formats)

Peopling Indiana: The Ethnic Experience
Robert M. Taylor Jr. and Connie A. McBirney, editors
Stories of more than 50 ethnic groups that became Hoosiers
$49.95 hardcover

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