Indiana

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Commiskey

 

    Stream Cliff Herb Farm and Tea Room

    www.streamcliffarm.com

    812-346-5859.  8225 South 90 W. Open Apr-mid Nov, Th-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5.  Free

    Historic farm, Civil War site.  Herbs, perennials, unusual plants for sale.  Tearoom, craft shops, workshops, groups, tours, quilt-shaped gardens.

 

Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne/Allen CO CVB

www.visitfortwayne.com

800-767-7752.  1021 S Calhoun St.

 

    The Lincoln Museum

    www.theLincolnMuseum.org

    260-455-3864.  200 E. Berry St.  Open year-round: Tu-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5.  $, W.

    Award-winning exhibit, Abraham Lincoln and the American Experiment, which includes eleven galleries featuring hundreds of artifacts from Lincoln's era.  

 

Hartford City

 

    Blackford CO Civil War Reenactment and Living History.

    www.hartfordcitycwdays.com

    765-348-2938.  3/4 Mile east of SR 3 on SR 26.  $, W

    Third Weekend in October.  Sat 9-11, Sun 9-3:30.

    Civil War reenactment, living history, 1860s musical entertainment, authentic Union/Confederate battles, cavalry, medical, artillery, ball, sutlers, drama, many presenters.

 

Indianapolis

Indianapolis CVB

www.indy.org

800-238-INDY.  One RCA Dome, Suite 100.

 

    Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum

    www.indianacivilwar.org

    317-232-7615. Indiana Soldiers & Sailors Monument.  Open year-round.  Closed M-Tu and selected holidays.  Free, W

    Monument Circle, downtown Indianapolis.  Tells personal stories of Hoosiers who fought to protect the Union and supported the Civil War effort.

 

   Indiana historical Society

    www.indianahistory.org    

    317-232-1882, 800-447-1830.  450 West Ohio St, 46202-3269.

    Come and learn about some of the legendary names, faces and personalities that make up our Hoosier heritage, like Lew Wallace, a novelist and Union General.  There are fun, interactive exhibits, programs, music and Indiana treasures for everyone.

 

    Indiana War Memorials Parks and Monuments

    www.ai.org/iwm

    317-232-7615.  431 North Meridian St. downtown Indi.  Free.  Open year round, closed M-Tu, and selected holidays.

    World-renowned Memorial on 5 block parklands, plus 28,000 sq. ft. military-themed museum detailing history of Hoosier's service.

 

Lincoln City

 

   Lincoln State Park

    812-937-4710.  Hwy 162.  47552.

    Abraham Lincoln would say, "Here I grew up," to describe the rolling hills and shady forest of what is now Lincoln State Park.  The Lincoln story is told in grand style drama in our 1500 seat, covered outdoor amphitheatre each summer.

 

Madison

Madison Area CVB

www.visitmadison.org

800-559-2956, 812-265-2956.  601 W First St.

 

    Lainer Mansion SHS

    www.state.in.us/ism

    812-265-3526.  511 W First St. Open mid-March - mid-December.  Call for hours.  Free

    Greek Revival home of millionaire J. F. D. Lanier, who supported Indiana's Civil War regiments.  Extensive gardens.  National Historic landmark. 

 

Newburgh

 

    Historic Newburgh, Inc.

    812-853-2815, 800-636-9489.  9 W Jennings St. 

    Located on the Ohio River.  Walking Tours, Civil War history, riverfront walkway, parks, festivals, antiques, specialty shops.  Great shopping and dining.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

South Bend

South Bend/Mishawaka CVB

www.livethelegends.org

800-282-2330.  401 E. Colfax, Suite 310.

 

    Studebaker National Museum

    www.studebakermuseum.org

    574-235-9714.  525 S. Main St.  Open M-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5.  $, W.

    114 years of Studebaker history on display.  Highlights include Pres. Lincoln's carriage he rode the night he was assassinated, military vehicles, and fascinating prototypes.  Great museum store.

 

Vincennes

 

   Indiana Military Museum

    800-886-6443, 812-882-8668.  2014 N Old Bruceville Rd.  Open Tu-Sat 12-4.  $

    Displays of vintage military vehicles, weaponry, uniforms and artifacts from the Civil War through Desert Storm.