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Indiana
Aurora
Hillforest House Museum
 
Main Street at Fifth Street
 
PO Box 127
 
Aurora  IN  47001    
 
Phone  812 926-0087
 
Web Site  http://www.dearborncounty.org/history/hillfor.html
 
E-mail  mailto:hillforest@seidata.com
 
Description  mansion of distiller and businessman, on the river, shaped like a riverboat
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Era      1855
 
Owner/Operator:  Hillforest Historical Foundation
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

Veraestau
4696 Veraestau Lane
Aurora IN   47001
Phone 
812 926-0983
Web Site  http://www.historiclandmarks.org/Veraestau.htm
Description  private residence originally built using remains of 1810 home in 1838, with extensive additions in 1913
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Era  1838
Owner/Operator:  Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana

Indiana
Bloomington
Wylie House Museum
307 East 2nd St
Bloomington IN  47401
Phone 
812 855-6224
Web Site  www.indiana.edu/~libwylie/
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum

Bluffton
Wells County Historical Museum
420 West Market Street
PO Box 143
Bluffton IN  46714
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.parlorcity.com/pbender/museum.htm
E-mail  pbender@parlorcity.com
Description  Stewart-Studebaker House is a 14 room mansion with local memorabilia, local citizens of note
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Era  1882

Indiana
Brook
George Ade Memorial
Address
Brook IN  47922
Phone  219 275-4971
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  http://www.indianahistory.org/heritage/ade.html
Description  last home of noted humorist
Type of Resource  House Museum

Columbia City
Whitley County Historical Museum
108 West Jefferson Street
Columbia IN  46725
Phone 
260 244-6372
Web Site  http://home.whitleynet.org/historical/
E-mail  Whitley County Museum
Description  home of Vice President Thomas Marshall, with local history and annex with exhibits
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

Indiana
Connersville
Historic Elmhurst
779 South State Road 121
Connersville IN 47331
Phone 765 825 5365
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.connersvillein.com/econdev/tourism.html
Description house museum once owned by Caleb Smith, Lincoln's Sec. Of Interior, link on Underground railway, various uses over the years
Type of Resource House Museum
New or Updated: 05/17/2003

Crawfordsville
Ben-Hur Museum
Wallace Avenue & Pike Street
Crawfordsville IN   47933
Phone 
765-364-5769
Alt Phone  765 364-5175
Web Site  www.ben-hur.com/index2.html
E-mail  study@wico.com
Description  located in private study of Civil War General Lew Wallace who later wrote famous novel
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Owner/Operator:  City of Crawfordsville

Indiana
Lane Place & Speed Cabin

212 South Water Street
Crawfordsville IN
Phone 
765 362-3416
Web Site  http://www.crawfordsville.org/lane/
Toll Free 800 866-3973
E-mail mdhall@indy.tds.net
Description  mansion of US Senator Henry Lane, abolitionist and Lincoln supporter; grounds hold cabin of stonemason John Speed, active in Underground Railroad
Type of Resource  House Museum
Industry /Profession  Politics
Era  1845

Dana
Ernie Pyle State Historic Site
 
120 W Briarwood
 
PO Box 338
 
Dana  IN  47847    
 
Phone  765 665-3633
 
Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/ErniePyle/Historic.asp
 
E-mail  mailto:erniepyle@abcs.com
 
Description  birthplace of WW II journalist front-line journalist of the everyday soldier,                         also holds two WW II Quonset huts that serve as Visitor Center
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Era      WW II
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

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