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April 28, 2016

 

Once one of the largest freshwater wetlands in the U.S., the Grand Kankakee Marsh was nearly destroyed; today, conservationists are working to save the region.

The Grand Kankakee Marsh

Once one of the largest freshwater wetlands in the U.S., the Grand Kankakee Marsh was nearly destroyed; today, conservationists are working to save the region.

April 18, 2016

 

Ewing Family Farm

Ewing Family Farm

Travel to Vincennes to explore one of Indiana's oldest family farms, Mont Clair. Designated an Indiana Landmark, the Ewing farm was built in 1804.

March 31, 2016

 

Established along the Ohio River in 1837, the town of Cannelton was once home to the tallest industrial building west of the Allegheny Mountains.

Cannelton

Established along the Ohio River in 1837, the town of Cannelton was once home to the tallest industrial building west of the Allegheny Mountains.

March 24, 2016

 

Considered one of the Midwest's most comprehensive collection, the Indiana Military Museum features thousands of artifacts spanning more than 200 years.

Indiana Military Museum

Considered one of the Midwest's most comprehensive collection, the Indiana Military Museum features thousands of artifacts spanning more than 200 years.

March 24, 2016

 

Established by French fur traders as a strategic post, Vincennes was Indiana's first European settlement, and eventual capital of the Northwest Territory.

Voyage to Vincennes

Established by French fur traders as a strategic post, Vincennes was Indiana's first European settlement, and eventual capital of the Northwest Territory.

March 24, 2016

 

After becoming Governor of the Indiana Territory, William Henry Harrison moved to Vincennes, building the iconic Grouseland estate as a symbol and a home.

Grouseland

After becoming Governor of the Indiana Territory, William Henry Harrison moved to Vincennes, building the iconic Grouseland estate as a symbol and a home.

March 24, 2016

 

After leaving Vincennes at 14 years old, Red Skelton became a comedic icon, entertaining worldwide audiences for 70 years; his legacy continues at the museum.

Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy

After leaving Vincennes at 14 years old, Red Skelton became a comedic icon, entertaining worldwide audiences for 70 years; his legacy continues at the museum.

February 18, 2016

 

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

Leora Brown School

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

January 21, 2016

 

Host of WFIU's

Jazz Crossroads of America: Road to Stardust

Host of WFIU's "Night Lights," David Brent Johnson explores the story behind Bloomington's Hoagy Carmichael friendship with famed trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke.

January 21, 2016

 

Tom Roznowski explores the lasting impact of moments captured from the turn of the 20th century in the latest installment of the Memory Chain series.

Prepare to Meet

Tom Roznowski explores the lasting impact of moments captured from the turn of the 20th century in the latest installment of the Memory Chain series.

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