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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$9 Adult$8 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

You Are There 1839: Religion and the Divided Frontier

Meet a man on a mission.

Experience a snapshot of what life was like when the Hoosier State was part of the American frontier. Learn about the experiences of early residents and how they grappled with pivotal and ongoing issues of freedom, equality and faith. Pull up a chair to hear stories of the frontier, explore the modest cooking space and spend time talking to a traveling preacher, Eli Farmer, and his companions, including his wife, Elizabeth; a judge; an innkeeper; and a variety of early Hoosiers making a life for themselves on the frontier.

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Stardust Terrace Café

Featuring an eclectic menu from the popular Hoaglin To Go, it’s the perfect lunch spot anytime of year. Dine inside “under the stars” or dine along the canal on the Kruse Family Stardust Terrace.

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Basile History Market

Filled with a large selection of products inspired by our state’s history, it is the perfect stop for all your personal and gift-giving needs. Choose from art, jewelry, literature, music, souvenirs and more.

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ExhibitsOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayWilliam H. Smith Memorial LibraryOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdayHistory MarketOpen 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through SaturdayStardust Terrace Café HoursOpen 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday
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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202(317) 232-1882
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