Marking Hoosier History Archive

Using primary documents gathered during the historical marker research process, IHB staff further explored these topics on the IHB blog Marking Hoosier History.  The content is archived below in order of posting, except for the "Looking Back" posts commemorating the centennial of IHB and the bicentennial of statehood, which are gathered on one page. 

Visit our current blog, Blogging Hoosier History, for new posts

World War II Comes to Indiana: The Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, Part I

Maconaquah

A Confederate Prison Escape: Fact or Fiction?

IHB Book Signing: The Changing Narratives of Indiana's History

Thank You!

Historical Violence: Shifting 19th Century Ideas about Defending One's Honor

IHB Book Signing with Indiana Historians!

Primary Source: T. C. Steele's "Daily Rituals"

Civil War Veterans' Reunions: The Iron Brigade and the Construction of Memory

Indiana Historical Bureau: 100 Years of Marking Hoosier History

Lincoln Funeral Train Series

Markers in the Classroom

Digging into Hoosier and the American Story

IHB Marker Dedication: Stewart Settlement House

 

Camp Chesterfield: Serving the Midwest as a Spiritual Retreat for 128 Years

Civil War Facial Hair: Ambrose Burnside's Sideburns

John Shaw Billings: Revolutionizing American Medicine and Bibliography Part I

John Shaw Billings: Revolutionizing American Medicine and Bibliography Part II

John Shaw Billings: Revolutionizing American Medicine and Bibliography Part III

IHB Marker Dedication: Queen of American Agriculture

Hoosier History Gets a Facelift

Sholom Ligonier!

Sholom Ligonier! Part Two

A Fair Time

The Problem with Firsts

Saving Turkey Run

2014 Historic Preservation Conference

The Crispus Attucks Tigers, '55 and '56 State IHSAA Champs

 

 

Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television

Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television Part II

Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television Part III

Busts of Julia Carson and James S. Hinton Dedicated

Leora Brown School

At the Statehouse: Grover Cleveland Visits Indiana, 1887

Help the "Queen of American Agriculture" Receive the Recognition She Deserves (Virginia Claypool Meredith)

Hoosier Legends: Johnny Appleseed

Little Orphan Markers

How a WWII Fighter Jet Saved Evansville

Sisters of War

Our Favorite Research Tools: NewspaperArchive.com

Limestone Month

Celebrate Juneteenth

IHB Resources for Educators

Indianapolis 500

Leading Questions for Researching Places

Leading Questions for Researching an Individual

Leading Questions for Researching American Indian Topics

Leading Questions for Researching an Organization

Leading Questions for Researching Innovation or Technology

Leading Questions for Researching an Event

Leading Questions for Researching an Institution

Leading Questions for Researching Business and Industry

National Poetry Month

Web Exhibit: Indiana Black History Near You

Women Making History (Amelia Earhart Infographic)

Women Making History II (Madame C.J. Walker Infographic)

Marking Cerealine

What Will You Do in 2013? #1 (George Washington Julian Infographic)

Sarah Dibra

Looking Back Series