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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Indiana Experience Admission Free IHS MembersFree Children under 5$9 Adult$8 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

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New Addition to the Madam C.J. Walker Collection

Curious about the business of beauty culture, the latest in hair care technology, and the people who were trained in …

New Destination Indiana Journey Features Bill and Gloria Gaither

Indiana’s legendary musicians and songwriters Bill and Gloria Gaither are featured in a new Destination Indiana journey chronicling their faith, …

Marjorie Main: From Farm Girl to Film Star

Famed for her dry wit, frosty smile, sparkling eyes and raspy voice, Marjorie Main was a popular character actress who, …

You Are There: Eli Lilly at the Beginning

Colonel Eli Lilly began a new business in Indianapolis in 1876 manufacturing drugs for wholesale distribution – a business that …

What Is a Hoosier?

It’s safe to conclude the Hoosher and Hoosier nickname adopted by Indiana residents and for them by their nearby neighbors …

You Are There 1943: Italian POWs at Atterbury

In one of our most moving You Are There exhibits to date, talk to Italian prisoners of war in the …

The 500 and the Photographer

Before the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was completed in 1909, a national balloon race was held there in June to generate …

The Weather Challenge

We love showing off our original materials, and several original maps are on display in Mapping Indiana: Five Centuries of …

Ransom Family Papers Tell Business and Civil Rights Stories

Freeman Briley Ransom was born in 1884 and moved to Indianapolis from Grenada, Miss., around 1910. He worked as a …

Ten Years with John Herbst at the Helm

In 1974, a college graduate embarked on his career goal of teaching history to high school students in a Paterson, …

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