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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

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The Real History Behind Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday widely celebrated in the United States since the late 1800s. Ever wonder why? …

1968: An Election to Remember

For most of April and early May in 1968, the eyes of the nation turned to the Hoosier State. Reporters …

How Indianapolis Got to Sesame Street

“Sunny Day Sweepin' the clouds away On my way to where the air is sweet Can you tell me how to get? How to …

Romanos the Fencer and the Indianapolis Syrian Colony in 1906

“He has been the year’s one sensation on Willard Street,” wrote the Indianapolis News in 1906. “On Sunday mornings, Romanos, …

25 Sugarland Road: Letters of Love and War, 1943–1945

Bob and Luella McBride had been married two months when twenty-year-old Bob was thrust into a global war as a …

The Musical Career of Bertha Jasper Mehrlich

We are fortunate to have many personal accounts in the Indiana Historical Society collections that detail the experiences of women …

Basketball is Played Almost Everywhere in Indiana

When I was growing up, a local family had converted a barn loft into a basketball court. “Barnball” became a …

Bellevue Resort – The Prettiest Grass in Indianapolis

Bellevue Resort was a pretty little place situated where the canal and an old tow path crossed the Michigan Road, …

Cedar Lake Historical Association Uses Heritage Support Grants to Grow, Expand Mission

This post is based on an interview between Bryce Gorman, fundraising educator for Local History Services, and Julie Zasada, executive …

Behind the Scenes: Virtual Programming

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit and caused shutdowns in March 2020, the Education and Engagement department was busy travelling the …

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