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Whether you’re looking for information on a specific part of Indiana history, images from the state’s past or an expert to put an issue into historical context, the Indiana Historical Society is a wonderful resource for media outlets.

Contact Rachel Hill Ponko, director, public relations, at (317) 233-8814 or rhillponko@indianahistory.org for assistance, including high resolution images.

IHS Hosts National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Display, Offers Evaluation of Historic Timepieces
Oct. 25, 2010

The Indiana Historical Society will host a display of historic timepieces – including clocks and watches with Indiana connections – presented by members of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Indiana Chapter 18, on Saturday, Nov. 6. This is an opportunity for both IHS members and visitors to bring in as many as two vintage timepieces for a professional evaluation with paid admission to the Indiana Experience. The informal evaluation will include the condition, rarity and value of your family treasures.

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IHS Launches Traveling Exhibition on Steamboat Travel
Oct. 11, 2010

In anticipation of the 2011 bicentennial of the first steamboat to successfully voyage down the Ohio River, the Indiana Historical Society will launch its newest traveling exhibition—Steamboat a Comin’: The Legacy of the New Orleans. Sponsored by the Rivers Institute at Hanover College, Steamboat a Comin’ will highlight this travel method’s impact on western expansion and development.

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IHS Kicks off Indiana Town Hall Series on Environmental Issues
Oct. 7, 2010

The Indiana Historical Society will kick off its three-part Indiana Town Hall Series, covering the subject of environmental concerns, on Thursday, Oct. 21. This month’s free program, State & Regional Environment Issues & Opportunities, will take place in the Frank and Katrina Basile Theater. The Indiana Town Hall Series is an ongoing series of public forum discussions with expert panelists exploring contemporary, yet enduring, topics from a variety of perspectives.

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IHS Will Host Original Artwork, Covers from The Saturday Evening Post
Sept. 29, 2010

The Indiana Historical Society will welcome Covering America in the 1950s and early 1960s: The Saturday Evening Post Magazine, which will open Oct. 8 and run through Feb. 19, 2011. The exhibition will be on display in the Rose McKee Lanham Gallery. Featuring 30 original works of art alongside the covers they graced, the exhibition showcases a magazine that captured the heart and soul of the United States.

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IHS Will Receive 2010 Best Practices Award from Association of Midwest Museums
Sept. 16, 2010

The Indiana Historical Society has received notification from the Association of Midwest Museums that it will award the IHS the 2010 AMM Best Practices Award for its development and implementation of the Indiana Experience. The 2010 AMM Awards will be presented on Thursday, October 7 at the 2010 AMM conference, Museums Making Connections.

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Red Skelton Museum Foundation, Indiana Historical Society Form Partnership
Sept. 9, 2010

The Indiana Historical Society and Red Skelton Museum Foundation are pleased to announce the formation of a partnership in order to create a permanent archive for archival material documenting the life and career of actor, comedian and notable Hoosier Red Skelton. The Red Skelton Research Archive will be housed in the IHS’s William Henry Smith Memorial Library at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis.

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