Historical Sites around Indianapolis, IN

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Morris-Butler House

Morris-Butler House
1204 N. Park Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
History:The Morris-Butler House in Indianapolis takes its name from two families who lived there in the nineteenth century. In 1864, John Morris co...
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Historic Forks of the Wabash

Historic Forks of the Wabash
3011 West Park Drive
Huntington, IN
Historic Forks of the Wabash preserves the story of the interaction between the Miami Indian nation, the European settlers, and the American govern...
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Butler-Turpin State Historic House

Butler-Turpin State Historic House
1608 Hwy 227
Carrollton, KY
With a commanding view of the Ohio River Valley the restored home built in 1859, in the Greek Revival style, displays military documents, furniture...
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Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY
The Discovery Trail is a 4.5 mile trail mosaic comprised of all the park’s hiking trails combined into continuous circuit. Collectively, the ...
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Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
402 South Lincoln Highway
Lerna, IL
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site preserves the site of the 1840s farm of Thomas and Sarah Bush Lincoln, father and stepmother of our 16th pres...
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Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
1825 Battlefield Road
Perryville, KY
On October 8, 1862, cannon explosions shattered the rural peace of this tranquil countryside and the death moans of young soldiers. Perryville beca...
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Pullman National Monument

Pullman National Monument
11141 South Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL
Diverse people whose stories intertwine in Pullman sought opportunity. Some succeeded. Others were limited by race, gender, or economic status. The...
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Waveland State Historic Site

Waveland State Historic Site
225 Waveland Museum Ln.
Lexington, KY
Antebellum house with three original outbuildings - slave quarters, smokehouse and ice house. Guided tours focus on the everyday lives of family an...
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Constitution Square State Historic Site

Constitution Square State Historic Site
134 S. Second Street
Danville, KY
Constitution Square is the site of the signing of Kentucky's Constitution in 1792. Stop into the Visitors Bureau at Grayson's Tavern to get a map o...
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Boone Station State Historic Site

Boone Station State Historic Site
240 Gentry Road
Lexington, KY
Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the Kentucky frontier decided that the settlement of Boonesborough ha...
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Sauder Village

Sauder Village
22611 State Route 2
Archbold, OH
Our MissionAs a destination of choice, Sauder Village offers guests experiences rich in history, hospitality, creativity & fun.HistoryIn 2011, ...
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Bethel School

Bethel School
Friends Creek Conservation Area, 13734 Friends Creek Park Road
Cisco, IL
The name "Bethel School" has a long history in Friends Creek Township. The first Bethel School built in the 1850's in Section 7 of the township was...
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Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site

Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site
6725 KY Hwy. 300
Junction City, KY
Visit the smallest park in the park system where the ½-acre burial grounds of the Shelby family sits amid the peaceful countryside of Lincol...
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White Hall State Historic Site

White Hall State Historic Site
500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond, KY
Nestled in rolling farmland, the home was built in the late 1700’s, with a major addition constructed in the 1860’s. The mansion, built...
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Macon County History Museum

Macon County History Museum
5580 North Fork Road
Decatur, IL
Our Mission: To advance the study of history by providing a forum for public knowledge through the operation of its museum, library, archives, and...
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Walk in the Footsteps of Abraham Lincoln on the Paris-Springfield Road

Walk in the Footsteps of Abraham Lincoln  on the Paris-Springfield Road
4000 South Franklin Street Road
Decatur, IL
The Paris-Springfield Road was one of the earliest roads in Central Illinois . Named for the two towns it ran between (Paris, Illinois and Springfi...
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William Whitley House State Historic Site

William Whitley House State Historic Site
625 William Whitley Road
Stanford, KY
The William Whitley House, also known as Sportsman's Hill, stands today as a monument to pioneer ingenuity and resourcefulness. It was the first b...
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Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion

Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion
421 West William Street
Decatur, IL
History of the Oglesby MansionThe Oglesby LegacyHistorically, Richard J. Oglesby is recognized as Decatur's most distinguished citizen. He served h...
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James Millikin Homestead

James Millikin Homestead
125 North Pine Street
Decatur, IL
The James Millikin Homestead, located in Decatur, Illinois, is the former residence of James and Anna Millikin, founders of Millikin University, Mi...
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Addison Historical Museum

Addison Historical Museum
135 West Army Trail Boulevard
Addison, IL
About Us The Addison Historical Museum is a three historic building complex. The museum is housed in the 1892 Balzer residence and contains disp...
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