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Want to See Indiana’s FIRST Capital? Visit Vincennes in Knox County

Want to know who the true Indiana geeks are? Ask them “what was Indiana’s first capital?” You have to say it exactly that way, because it’s a trick question. Most people will tell you, “Corydon, until they moved it up Read more >

A Steampunk Holiday Adventure in Vincennes

Steampunk is often considered a sub-genre of entertainment, but it’s starting to emerge as its own genre classification of music, literature, and art. Steampunk, if you’re not familiar, is currently a sub-genre of science fiction where everything is steam powered. Read more >

Knox County Watermelon Festival – August 3, 2013

They take their watermelons seriously in Vincennes Indiana. So seriously, they devote an entire day to the thumpable fruit. On Saturday, August 3, head to Knox County and Patrick Henry Square, located on the Historical George Roger’s Clark Memorial Site, Read more >

Red Skelton Museum Grand Opening in Vincennes, Indiana

When you reach a certain age, there are certain names you know, or at least remember, even if it was what your parents watched. With only four channels on TV, you remember any mention of a TV show, actor, musician, Read more >

Muster on the Wabash in Vincennes, November 6 & 7

Every military and war re-enacter has their favorite period. Some favor the Civil War, some the Revolutionary War, and a die-hard few love the War of 1812. If you’re one of those, you’re in luck, because the Muster on the Read more >

Flickr Photo of the Week (Week 25, 2009)

This week’s Photo Of the Week comes to us courtesy of Cootie8 through Flickr. The photo was taken on the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge and features the George Rogers Clark Memorial in Vincennes, IN. Here are some other places Read more >