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Fort Wayne’s History Center Makes History Real for Indiana Students

The History Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana makes the past come alive for more than 20,000 students a year. But that’s not the best part! Of those students, more than 200 school groups (representing approximately 7,500 students) tour the museum Read more >

South Shore Civil War Trail

In the travel and tourism world, it seems as though there’s a “trail” for everything these days, from food to wine to art. What I love about the trail concept is that it helps someone who has never been to Read more >

Indiana’s Top 10 Indiana Summer Gotta-Dos and Ice Cream Shops

We’ve all seen those travel lists of the best places to go in a certain state, or 10 ice creams you have to eat before you die compilations. But can you ever really trust the sources of those lists? They’re Read more >

WonderLab in Bloomington, Indiana

Bloomington, Indiana, home to Indiana University, is certainly a place of scientific discovery. Afterall, you’ve got researchers, professors and thought leaders in just about every academic field doing cutting edge work all over town. But my family’s recent trip to Read more >

Discover Science Central in Fort Wayne!

Science Central, located in Fort Wayne (Indiana’s second-largest city), provides families with fun hands-on fun and education year round. Kids will have a blast spending the day exploring science, technology, engineering and math at Indiana’s playground for the mind! Check Read more >

Conner Prairie Commemorates Bicentennial of War of 1812

Every time I visit Conner Prairie, I always visit the part that helps me understand the 1860s. I don’t know why, it’s just where we always go. But I’m looking forward to their exhibit during April 21 and 22, when Read more >

Conner Prairie Hearthside Suppers, January through March, 2012

Keep warm this winter as Conner Prairie starts up their annual Hearthside Suppers, running from January 6 through March 25, 2012. Guests who dine in Indiana’s only Smithsonian affiliate can enjoy a candlelight dinner in the historic William Conner house. Read more >

Conner Prairie Offers Outdoor Daytime Holiday Activities for First Time


Anyone who has ever visited Conner Prairie’s Conner Prairie by Candlelight — their holiday activities — have always gone at night. There was something comforting and intimate about those cold nights spent roaming 19th century Indiana, learning about how our ancestral Read more >

Indiana Museums Participating in Museum Day – Sept. 24, 2011

Take a day-trip on September 24 and visit a new museum, for free! Download your ticket here: Free Museum Day is September 24 and that means you can get free admission to 34 Indiana museums. The full list of Indiana Read more >

Red/Black Exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum

Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration is right around the corner. There are many fantastic programs and events scheduled, but one that might not come to mind is the Red/Black exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum. This is a ground-breaking exhibit that Read more >