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  IN

  Madison

  Historic Eleutherian College

  6927 W State Road 250

  Madison  IN

  Phone  812 273-9434

  Web Site http://www.eleutherian.us/

  Description  early Indiana college taught African Americans and whites

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Group Identity  African American

  Era  1848

  New or Updated:  6/29/2007

Indiana
Metamora
Whitewater Canal SHS
19083 Clayborn
Box 88
 
Metamora  IN  47030    
 
Phone  765 647-6512
 
Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/WhitewaterCanal/PlanningVisit.asp
 
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Description  horse drawn canal boat rides, operating water powered grist mill
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Building Type  Canal
 
Era      1840
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003

  IN
 
Munster
 
Carmelite Shrines
 
1628 Ridge Road
 
Munster  IN 46321    
 
Phone   219 838-7111
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.alllake.org/listings/index.cfm?action=displayListing&listingID=29&catID
             
=2&startrange=All&endrange=All&substart=M&subend=S&notify=1
 
Description  12 crystal and rock shrines, chapel and monastery with religious art
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Building Type   Religious
 
New or Updated:     3/31/2004

  IN
 
Munster
 
Community Veterans Memorial
 
c/o Community Foundation, 901 MacArthur
 
Munster  IN   46321    
 
Phone   219 836-4582
 
Web Site  http://www.communityveteransmemorial.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:skellogg@comhs.org?subject=Information Request
 
Description  dedicated 2003, park holds separate memorial for each 20th century conflict
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Building Type   Funerary
 
New or Updated:     3/31/2004

  IN
 
Nappanee
 
Amish Acres
 
1600 West Market Street
 
Nappanee  IN       46550    
 
Phone   574 773-4188
 
Web Site  http://www.amishacres.com
 
Toll Free  800 800-4942
 
E-mail  mailto:amishacres@amishacres.com
 
Description  farm, theatre, restaurant, shops, carriage rides
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Kind of Activity   Performance
 
Group Identity   Amish
 
New or Updated:   3/31/2004

  IN

  New Harmony

  Historic New Harmony

  328 North

  PO Box 579

  New Harmony  IN   47631    

  Web Site  http://www.usi.edu/hnh/index2.asp

  Toll Free  800 231-2168

  Description  built by Harmonist Society religious community, town sold to

                    businessman Robert Owen for a communal experiment from 1825-1827

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  New or Updated:  5/8/2006

  IN
 
Perrysville
 
Skinner Farm Village
 
Address
 
Perrysville  IN
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://skinnervillage.eshire.net/index.html
 
E-mail  mailto:nskinner@k-inc.com
 
Description  original local buildings collected on farm which has belonged to the same family
                   
for 150 years
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
New or Updated:   5/17/2004

  IN
 
Roann
 
Stockdale Mill
 
MAIL: County Road 310W-550N Kokomo IN
 
Roann  IN  46901    
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.stockdalemill.org/mill.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:stockdalemill@kconline.com
 
Description  mill  being restored --turbines began working again in 2003
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Mill
 
Era      1857
 
New or Updated:  11/01/2003

Indiana
Scottsburg
Pigeon Roost SHS
US Highway 31
Scottsburg  IN
Phone  812 265-3501
Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/PigeonRoost/PlanningVisit.asp
E-mail  mailto:lanier1@seidata.com&cc=museumcommunication@dnr.state.in.us       Description  site of early raid in the War of 1812, monument marks 3 mass graves of
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Monument
Era      1812
New or Updated:  07/09/2003

  IN

  Shipshewana

  Old Farver School

  315 N Morton St

  Shipshewana  IN

  Phone

  Web Site  *****

  Description  one room school recently restored as community library

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1869

  New or Updated:  11/12/2004

Indiana
Valparaiso
Old Jail Museum
153 South Franklin Street
Valparaiso IN 46383
Phone 219 465-3595
Web Site http://home.attbi.com/~hspc/
Description housed in building that served as jail from 1871-1974
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Jail
Research /Reading Library
Era 1871
Owner/Operator: Historical Society Porter County Old Jail Museum
Last changed: 01/15/2003

 

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  Kansas
Bogue
Nicodemus Historical Society
RR 2 Box 139
Bogue KS  67625
Phone 785 839-4280
Web Site http://tc.unl.edu/cci861/webpages/pswenson.htm-Nicodemus%20on%20the%20Web
Alt Web http://tc.unl.edu/cci861/webpages/pswenson.htm-Nicodemus%20on%20the%20Web
Description
town founded by African Americans in Kansas after the Civil War
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Town
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 05/19/2003

Kansas
Colby
Thomas County Courthouse
300 N Court Ave #1
Colby KS 67701
Phone 785 462-4500
Web Site http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/thomas/colby/att5.html
Alt Web http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/KS/Thomas/state.html
Description still functioning  courthouse on National Register
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Courthouse
Nature of Group or Site Government
New or Updated: 05/23/2003

Kansas
Florence
Harvey House Museum
221 Marion Street
Florence KS  66851
Phone 
316 878-4296
Alt Phone  316 878-4466
Web Site  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/towns/Florence/harvey.html
E-mail  mailto:western@southwind.net
Description  famous original home of "Harvey Girls" served thousands of railroad passengers good food -- meals and tours by reservation only
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Railroad
Building Type  Restaurant
Era  1878
 

  KS

  Hutchinson

  Historic Fox Theatre

  18 East First Ave

  Hutchinson  KS        67501    

  Phone   620 663-5861

  Web Site  www.hutchinsonfox.com

  Toll Free  877 369-7469

  E-mail  mailto:thefox@hutchinsonfox.com?subject=Website Question

  Description  art deco theatre reopened in 1999 with movies, live performances, group rentals

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus Entertainment

  Building Type   Theatre

  Kind of Activity   Performance

  New or Updated:             12/4/2005

  KS
 
Leavenworth
 
Berlin Wall Monument
 
Grove of the Regiments
 
Fort Leavenworth
 
Leavenworth  KS
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://leavenworth-net.com/visitors/attractions/berlin_wall_monument.html
 
Toll Free  800 844-4114
 
Description  three section of the the Berlin Wall that symbolized the Cold War and which
                       
 was destroyed in 1989
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Building Type  Civic
 
New or Updated:  09/15/2003

Kansas
Fort Scott
Fort Scott National Historic Site
PO Box 918
Fort Scott KS  66701
Phone 
620 223-0310
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/fosc/
E-mail  FOSC_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description  over 20 structures and parade ground, restored prairie, visitor center in Post Hospital
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Military
Building Type  Fort
Era  1842-1873

Kansas
Hanover
Hollenburg Pony Express Station Museum
2889 23rd Road
Hanover KS
Phone 
785 337-2635
Web Site  http://www.kshs.org/places/hollenbg.htm
Description  only surviving unmoved station of famous mail service, also visitor center, living history demonstrations
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building

Kansas
Harper
Harper Historical Museum and Runnymede Church
Address
Harper KS
Phone 
620 896-7574
Alt Phone  620 896-2304
Web Site  http://www.harpercounty.com/historical.htm
Alt Web http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/towns/Harper/orc.html
Description  town established as a place for wealthy English and Irish families to send their sons, sort of a 19th century dude ranch
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Church

  KS

  Ness City

  Ness County Bank Building

  102 W Main Street

  Ness City  KS   67560    

  Phone  785 798-3337

  Web Site http://skyways.lib.ks.us/towns/NessCity/ncbb.html

  Description  large bank with four walk-in vaults, now houses Chamber od

                    Commerce, meeting facilities, Kansas oriented gift shop

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Bank

  Era  1890

  New or Updated:  9/9/2007

Kansas
Norton
Stagecoach Station 15
210 East Washington
Norton KS  67654
Phone 
785 877-2501
Web Site  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/counties/NT/s15.html
Alt Web  http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/norton/attractions.html
Description  replica overnight stop on Leavenworth & Pike's Peak Stagecoach
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Transportation

  KS

  Olathe

  Mahaffie Farmstead and Stagecoach Stop

  1100 Kansas City Road

  Olathe  KS  66051    

  Phone  913 971-5111

  Web Site http://www.olatheks.org/Visitors/Mahaffie/

  E-mail  mailto:mahaffie@olatheks.org

  Description  stone farmhouse also used as a stagecoach stop, outbuildings

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Farm

  Era  1858

  Owner/Operator:  City of Olathe

  New or Updated:  8/31/2007

 

  KS

  Pawnee Rock

  Pawnee Rock SHS

  US 56

  Pawnee Rock  KS

  Phone   785 272-8681

  Web Site http://www.kshs.org/places/pawneerock/
 
E-mail  mailto:historic_sites@kshs.org

  Description  viewing pavilion & monument atop sandstone bluff overlooking Santa Fe trail

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West

  Group Identity   Native American

  New or Updated:    8/18/2005

Kansas
Phillipsburg
Old Fort Bissell
Phillipsburg Park, Highway 36
Phillipsburg KS
Phone 
785 543-2352
Alt Phone  785 543-6212
Web Site  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/towns/Phillipsburg/bissell.html
Description  site holds reconstructed settlers stockade fort, log cabins, one room school, sod house, other relocated buildings
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Building Collection
Building Type  Fort
Era  1872-1878

  KS

  Pleasanton

  Marais des Cygnes Massacre

  26426 East 1700 Road

  Pleasanton  KS  66075    

  Phone  913 352-6174

  Web Site  http://www.kshs.org/places/marais/index.htm

  Alt Web  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/history/marais.html

  Description  site of gun battle leading up to Civil War - museum in 1850s stone

                    house with displays on massacre, diorama

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus Civil Rights

  Era 1858

  New or Updated:  3/13/2006

  KS

  Sabetha

  Albany Museum

  Sixth Street, Hwy 75

  PO Box 62

  Sabetha KS  66534    

  Phone 785 284-2694

  Alt Phone  785 284-3613

  Web Site http://www.skyways.org/towns/Sabetha/museums.htm

  Description  original school, other buildings moved to site including depot with

                    operating patrol car on track loop, post office, cabin, machinery shed,

                    blacksmith shop, print shop, additional school

  Type of Resource Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Collection N-Z  Windmill

  New or Updated:   7/4/2006

Kansas
Wamego
Columbian Theatre, Museum & Art Center
521 Lincoln Avenue
MAIL PO Box 72
Wamego  KS  66547  
Phone  785 456-2029
Web Site  http://www.columbiantheatre.com/
Toll Free  800 899-1893
 
Alt Web  http://www.wamegoweb.com/to/columbian/default.htm
 
Description  restored 1893 theatre features murals from 1893  Columbian Exposition,                         performing arts, gallery
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Theater
 
Kind of Activity  Performance
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Era      1893
 
New or Updated:  07/10/2003

 
   
   
   

 

 
   
   
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