The Oldest History Museum In Indiana Has Been Around Since 1867
Indiana’s most underrated museum is actually one the most historic in the state. The oldest history museum is in South Bend, and it is full of exhibits that preserve both local and national interests.
Whether you love architecture, vintage decor, or antiques, this museum will have something for you to enjoy. Check it out:
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The History Museum is located at 808 W Washington St., South Bend, IN 46601, and you can get further information on its website or Facebook page.
This place has an amazing museum next door you’ll want to check out too. Learn more about it here.
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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