Indiana Landmarks News

African American Landmarks

West Baden First Baptist Church
African American Landmarks, News

Congregants and community members gathered in August to celebrate completion of a multi-year effort to save West Baden Springs’ historic First Baptist (Colored) Church.

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African American Landmarks, News

As director of Indiana Landmarks’ new Black Heritage Preservation Program, Eunice Trotter will lead our work to bring attention to places associated with the state’s Black history.

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Geter Means House cleanup crew
African American Landmarks, News

As part of Juneteeth celebrations this summer, staff from Indiana Landmarks joined with neighborhood residents to tackle a property that in recent years has become an eyesore.

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African American Landmarks, News

Indiana Landmarks aims to broaden its vision and impact through a new Black Heritage Preservation Program.

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West Baden First Baptist Church by Lee Lewellen
African American Landmarks, News, Rehabs & Renovations, Sacred Places

A volunteer-powered renewal project helped a historic African American church in West Baden Springs reclaim its role as a house of worship.

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African American Landmarks, News

Efforts underway to preserve historic schools built for Black students in Kokomo and Seymour.

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African American Landmarks, News

In Indianapolis, and near Angola and Union City, groups are working to preserve landmarks of Black history.

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St. John's Lutheran Church, Gary
African American Landmarks, News

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church is Gary’s oldest congregation, a distinction augmented by the church’s addition to the National Register of Historic Places.

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African American Landmarks, News

A new state historical marker commemorates Lincoln Gardens, the first New Deal housing project constructed specifically for African Americans.

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