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[IBC] Hoosiers in History Told in Miniature
Start Date: 1/21/2016Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 5/30/2016End Time: 4:00 PM
Entry Description
January 21, 2016 - May 30, 2016
11 AM - 4 PM
Museum of Miniature Houses

111 East Main Street
Carmel, Indiana 46032

The Museum of Miniature Houses is mounting an exhibit about Indiana history in the format of scale miniatures to celebrate the state of Indiana's Bicentennial in 2016. The exhibit opens January 21, 2016 and runs through Memorial Day.

The museum is using a vast array of items and settings from its collection to tell stories of Indiana history. Objects include a replica of Levi Coffin's house in Fountain City that was a main station on the Underground Railroad, a replica of Major Taylor's bicycle (he was an African-American speed cyclists who broke color barriers and world records in the early 1900s), miniature Hoosier cabinets, Amish buggies, Shaker rooms, a farmer's market and farmhouses, a river paddle boat, tiny versions of tools used 150 years ago, and a model of the Marmon Wasp, the car that won the first Indy 500.
Location Information:
Hamilton County
Contact Information:
Name: Elaine Mancini
Phone: (317) 575-0240
Endorsed Bicentennial Legacy Project
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  • Fairs and Exhibitions
  • Hoosier History
  • Kids and Families
  • Category:
  • Government
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name
    Bicentennial Commission, Indiana

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