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Versailles State Park Oak Grove Shelter
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When Indiana celebrated its centennial in 1916, the state marked the anniversary by establishing a new state parks system. One hundred years later, Versailles State Park is celebrating the milestone.

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Medora Brick Company, IN
Endangered Places, News

Volunteer cleanup marks the start of renewed efforts to preserve and find a new use for the Medora Brick Company in Jackson County.

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Deer Creek Bridge Putnamville
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Those who take the time to ramble down a short but scenic stretch of the Historic National Road just a mile and half west of U.S. 231 near Putnamville will be rewarded with dramatic views and a better appreciation of the area’s importance in National Road history.

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Mount Pleasant Beech Church
African American Landmarks, Endangered Places, News

A spot on Indiana’s 10 Most Endangered list may seem like ignoble distinction, but for Mount Pleasant Beech Church it has been the catalyst for financial support critical to saving the imperiled landmark.

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Columbus Pump House
News, Rehabs & Renovations

Upland Brewing Company opens its doors at the newly rehabilitated historic Columbus Pump House.

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Fire at 217-219 Main Street Evansville
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Evansville’s downtown streetscape took a devastating hit last month, when a fire gutted two nineteenth-century buildings on Main Street.

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News

Indiana’s historic building stock includes examples designed by such world-renown architects as Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Eero Saarinen, Philip Johnson, Richard Meier, and Michael Graves, just to name a few.

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African American Landmarks, News, Saved

Saved from near ruin, Lyles Consolidated School tells the story of a rural African American community in southwest Indiana. The story will be featured as part of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News

The Indianapolis 500 puts the world spotlight on the Hoosier state every May. In honor of the 100th running of the famous race in 2016, we examine the origin of the National Historic Landmark track and less well-known places related to early racing history.

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