Indiana State Museum
Once runaway slaves made it to the home of Levi and Catharine Coffin in eastern Indiana, they were safe — truly safe. To the best of Levi Coffin’s knowledge, every slave who passed through his Underground Railroad station made his way to freedom.
With Indiana looking at a nearly $2 billion surplus, Gov. Mike Pence has taken the right action.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has directed Indiana budget officials to pay off approximately $66 million in prison construction debt, years ahead of schedule, to avoid having a state budget reserve that triggers the automatic taxpayer refund.
INDIANAPOLIS | With barely three weeks left in office, Gov. Mitch Daniels returned Wednesday to where it all began -- the 30-foot recreational vehicle he traveled in while campaigning across Indiana for 16 months in 2003-04 and again in 2008.
LOWELL | Fourth-grade classes from Three Creeks Elementary School took a field trip to Indianapolis this month to close out the school year. They visited the Indiana State Museum and the Indiana Statehouse, where they took a tour of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the State Sup…
The head of the Gary Public Library Board said Wednesday the Indiana State Museum could return a famed Frank Dudley painting to display at a city library on a renewable one-year loan.
INDIANAPOLIS | How should the man who has dominated Indiana government and politics for the past seven years be represented for all time?
It's easy to see why so many kids are fascinated by the furry prehistoric pachyderms called mastodons and mammoths.
The jaw and teeth from one of the mastodon skeletal remains found in Hebron, Ind. away further cleaning and examination in the bone lab of the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis, prior to being stored in the "bone vault."
Trained specialists number and categorize every cleaned and preserved prehistoric bone housed at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis prior to skeletons being assembled, much like a step-by-step puzzle process.
Row after row of shelves of sorted and cataloged prehistoric bones, mostly mastodons, are stored in ideal "climate-controlled" temperatures and humidly in the "bone vault" of the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Merrillville foundation is challenging Hoosiers to help preserve the legacy of Abraham Lincoln in Indiana.
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