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Historic Preservation Month

Statehouse Rotunda

Statehouse Rotunda
Indianapolis, IN

May is National Historic Preservation Month and the DNR Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology celebrates Indiana’s historic places every year in a variety of ways. Take a look and find something that appeals to you.

Photo Contest

Grab a camera and getting shooting. The annual deadline is the first Friday of April. Photos are judged by a panel of DNR staff in the categories of color, black & white, kids (under age 18), artistic, and altered image.  The photo is an all-digital format. See guidelines and registration form for rules.

Be sure to check out the DHPA's Facebook page or DHPA's takeover of the DNR Instagram account in May to see some of the entries.  



The DHPA creates a poster every year to commemorate Historic Preservation Month. These are available in late April. To request a complimentary poster, call 317-232-1647 or email aborland@dnr.IN.gov. Quantities are limited.

Building of the Day

Curious about what DHPA's staff considers some of Indiana’s architectural jewels? Follow the DHPA on Facebook for our Building of the Day posts in May. Each day of the month we will reveal a different building that the DHPA staff chose as one of their favorites.