The Hoosier Way

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Who were the Hoosiers who lived in Indiana during early statehood? What were their religions, methods of transportation and major conflicts? Learn how Indiana forged its identity as it emerged from the Pioneer era.

New perspectives | See the archeologically recovered Gronauer Lock, once part of the Wabash and Erie Canal, from a perspective you’d never otherwise have—from underneath the canal bed!

Listen in | Overhear the account of a freedom seeker’s journey, including hiding from capture.

Lead the way | Learn about Civil War leadership as you peek into a Civil War tent set up with Hoosier Captain David Harshbarger’s field desk, accessories and presentation sword.

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