The Best National Parks in Indiana

Best National Parks in Indiana

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Located in Southwest Indiana (Vincennes), the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park is open all year round to visitors. This park was created in 1931 as a memorial to George Rogers Clark, an American colonel. During the revolutionary war in 1779, Clark led 170 militiamen on an 18-day trek … Read more

10 Best Living History Museums in America & Tips for Visiting

Pixabay Living History Museum Mount Vernon

In world terms, the United States is an extremely young country. Our written history is marked in less than four centuries even though the land has been here over millions of years. Despite the USA receiving settlers relatively recently, largely supplanting the Native Americans over the following decades (through violence and coercion…), there are many … Read more

Best Quotes about Indiana

Best Quotes about Indiana

1. I’m from Indiana. I know what you’re thinking, Indiana… Mafia. But in Indiana it’s not like New York where everyone’s like, ‘We’re from New York and we’re the best’ or ‘We’re from Texas and we like things big’ it’s more like ‘We’re from Indiana and we’re gonna move.’ –Jim Gaffigan 2. I want to … Read more

The Lost History of the Black Pioneers

 Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe On today’s episode of the History Fangirl Podcast, we discuss an aspect of history that, I don’t mind saying, was a total blind spot for me. I was so honored to talk with Anna-Lisa Cox, an adjunct member of the History Department and … Read more