History, Historic House, Specialized
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site (BHPS)--a not for profit, tax-exempt organization--is dedicated to maintaining and preserving the Harrison family home as a museum and memorial to the only President of the United States elected from the State of Indiana.
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Religious artifacts dating back to the time of Jesus Christ.
South Bend, Indiana
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized
Celebrating the rich history and diversity of Indianapolis' African American Community. Experience one of the Midwest's top African American Museums with a rich collection of African Art!
The museum houses a collection of mechanical antique musical instruments, including gramophones, player pianos, street organs, nickelodeons, orchestions, music boxes, a Wurlitzer carrousel organ and a giant dance organ.
History, Library, Specialized
We feature Flathead V-8 engines, transmissions, rear axles (many of them "cut-a-way" models showing the inner workings); tons of memorabilia, service items, including test equipment and tools; a dashboard collection, carburetors, tires & rims, clocks for every early V-8 year; Schramm air compressors, showroom banners, advertising posters, and on and on.
Fort Wayne, Indiana
History, Historic House, Library, Science, Specialized
Along with the many artifacts on display, the Museum also teaches fire safety to young.
Culture, General, History, Specialized
Freetown Village has over 15 different outreach programs that teach African American history and culture. Programs tour to schools, churches, centers, libraries, and other public and private venues. Programs include interactive theater, music, storytelling, hands-on crafts or heritage workshops or other performance based programs. Programs tour statewide and are appropriate for various ages.
General, History, Historical Society, Specialized
FCHS depends on volunteers to host the museum and do a lot of the work, produce its festivals, gather history. We have 3 big festivals: Redbud Trail Rendezvous the last weekend of April, Historical Power Show third weekend of June, and Trail of Courage Living History Festival third weekend of September. We have 4 branches: Genealogy Section that publishes Fulton County Folk Finder, Potawatomi Trail of Death Assn.
General, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Earthship Corp. was formed by Sue Blakely, a tireless worker and believer in Vic Cook's approach to improving society. She is living in a forest with no outside utility hook up. Sue is living "off the land" in a beautiful handmade log cabin of her own design. Her cabin sets on a plateau on a hillside over looking a creek and a wet land.