It's August! Which means it is time for the Indiana State Fair! Learn about the IHS image collection that contains classic photos of the state fair and find out how IHS members can get free tickets into the fairgrounds.
Welcome to my inaugural blog post! As the cataloger of Printed Collections at the Indiana Historical Society, I have the privilege of examining some very unique and interesting items on a daily basis. Every month, I plan to highlight one recently cataloged book, pamphlet, or map that stands out from the crowd.
Former Indianapolis Star journalist and current history teacher, Andrea Neal, selected the top 100 events/historical figures in Indiana history, some well-known such as George Rogers Clark, and others obscured by time or memory such as the visit of Marquis de Lafayette to southern Indiana for her new book.