Discover Indiana’s history as it unfolds from pre-history until the beginning of the American experiment. Indiana’s Timeless Tales - Pre-History to 1781 presents the unfolding saga of Indiana’s fascinating history in an easy to follow time line. Readers will learn both famous and forgotten, obscure events in Indiana’s story.
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As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.
Discover the beautiful hills of Brown County by visiting Brown County State Park. Experience living history at historic Spring Mill State Park with its working gristmill and pioneer Village. Enjoy the magnificent French Lick Resort with the historic casino.
History comes alive at Indiana’s first state capitol at Corydon, also the scene of the only Civil War battle fought in Indiana. The pages of Indiana’s Civil War history come alive as you follow Morgan’s Trail east. South Central Indiana has much to offer the history lover and those wanting to learn more about Hoosier State heritage.
Celebrate the Indiana Bi-Centennial in style as you wander through history using Indiana’s Historic Sites, Markers & Museum. This guide is part of the Indiana Bicentennial History Road Trip Guide Series. The nine books in this series will list every Historic Marker, Indiana Historic Site and most of the museums found in Indiana. Each Indiana History Guide Book will include contact web sites for the towns and cities of Indiana to help you plan your lodging, dining and shopping needs as you tour Indiana learning the wonderful history of the superb state of Indiana.
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January 26, 1826 - "Boatload of Knowledge" Arrives in New Harmony
February 8, 1901 - Indiana University Plays Its First Basketball Game
March 20, 1954 - Milan Miracle - Wins State Basketball Championship
April 16, 1867 - Wilbur Wright Born – Millsville
May 18, 1834 - Stagecoach Schedule From Louisville to Vincennes
June 19, 1978- Garfield Debuted
July 24, 1861 - Formation of the Indiana Jackass Regiment
August 21, 1805 - Treaty of Grouseland Signed
September 14, 1822 - Gray Squirrel Migrations Destroy Crops
October 01, 1843 - Indiana School for the Deaf Opened
November 21, 1812 - Battle of Wild Cat Creek
December 11, 1816 - Indiana Becomes a State