Indiana Landmarks News

African American Landmarks

Reece Thompson, Thorntown Colored Cemetery
African American Landmarks, News

Indiana Landmarks’ 2020 Sandi Servaas Memorial Awards winners exemplify outstanding achievement in preservation.

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Mt. Zion Church Hammond
African American Landmarks, News

A new state historic marker notes Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church’s role as a center for religious, social and civic life for Hammond’s African American community.

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Douglass School, Kokomo
African American Landmarks, News

By acquiring the vacant Douglass School, the City of Kokomo has taken a bold step to save a building at the heart of the city’s African American community.

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Means Manor, Gary
African American Landmarks

Homebuilder Andrew Means got his start in Gary and became a trailblazer for African American real estate developers, leaving an indelible mark on the city’s architectural legacy.

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North Gleason Park Pavilion, Gary
African American Landmarks, Endangered Places, News

A recreation hub in Gary for more than 70 years, the historic North Gleason Park Pavilion faces an uncertain future, as its aging roof gives way.

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Allen Chapel Terre Haute
African American Landmarks, News, Sacred Places

Friends of Historic Allen Chapel formed in 1997 to save Terre Haute’s oldest African American church. More than two decades later, the work is nearly done.

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African American Landmarks, Saved

Indiana Landmarks recognizes winners in Valparaiso, Princeton, and Wabash for their advocacy for historic buildings and preservation.

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African American Landmarks, News, Sacred Places, Saved

Indiana Landmarks recognizes the outstanding restoration of Second Baptist Church, an Underground Railroad landmark.

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Wayman Church, Peru, Indiana
African American Landmarks, News, Sacred Places

A grant from our Sacred Places Indiana program recently helped the congregation of a modest church in Peru save its historic windows.

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