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Wabash & Erie Canal Inc
Address *****
Phone
Web Site www.carlnet.org/canal/index.html
E-mail mailto:mccain@ctic.purdue.edu
Description organization to help preserve a stretch of canal. Web site still up but nothing new since 2000, most links now dead
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Canal
Nature of Group or Site Association

Albion
Old Jail Museum
PO Box 152
Albion IN 46701
Phone 260 636-2803
Web Site http://www.noblehistoricalsociety.org/
Description former jail still has cells, features antique doll collections
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Jail
Collection A-F Dolls
Era 1876

Indiana
Anderson
Jeeninga Museum of Bible and Near Eastern Studies
Anderson University
1100 East Fifth Street
Anderson IN 46012
Phone
765 641-4526
Web Site http://www.anderson.edu/campus/museum/index.html
Toll Free 800 428-6414
E-mail mailto:dneidert@anderson.edu
Description Egyptian, Roman, Mesopotamian & Middle East artifacts and replicas of other artifacts
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Collection A-F Bibles

Bean Blossom
Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park
5163 N State Road 135 N
Bean Blossom IN 46160
Phone 812 988-0333
Web Site www.beanblossom.com
Description located at the Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival site, celebrates bluegrass music
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession Music

Indiana
Bedford
Lawrence County Museum
12 Courthouse Museum
Bedford IN 47421
Phone 812 275-4141
Web Site ****
Description located in basement of courthouse, features history of local limestone
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
New or Updated: 04/28/2003

Berne
Swiss Heritage Village
1200 Swiss Way
PO Box 88
Berne IN 46711
Phone 260 589-8007
Web Site http://www.swissheritage.org/
E-mail mmosser@swissheritage.org
Description 15 restored structures 1860-1900, including Cheese House & Cider Press
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Kind of Activity Living History
Group Identity Swiss
Era 1900

Indiana
Bloomington
Indiana U Art Museum
Indiana University
Bloomington IN 47405
Phone 812 855-IUAM
Web Site www.indiana.edu/~iuartmus/home.html
Description broad collection, excels in African art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

Bloomington
Monroe County Historical Museum IN
202 East Sixth Street
Bloomington IN  47408
Phone 812 332-2517
Web Site http://www.kiva.net/~mchm/monroe2.htm
E-mail mailto:mchm@kiva.net
Alt Web http://www.artcom.com/museums/newones/47408-35.htm
Description Working, Playing, Educating, Protecting, Traveling in Monroe -- focus of society web page is almost exclusively genealogy
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Research /Reading Archives

Indiana
Bloomington
William Hammond Mathers Museum
416 North Indiana Ave
Indiana University
Bloomington IN  47408
Phone 812 855-6873
Web Site www.indiana.edu/~mathers/home.html
Description Museum of World Cultures
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Native American

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