A Union Army forage cap, circa 1862, from Lt. James Ballou, which appears to have a bullet hole on the side, is seen on display at the exhibition "Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois" at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Ill. The exhibit run through Sept. 8.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville-Ross Township Historical Society will host a free open house from 1 to 4 p.m. May 5 at its museum, 13 W. 73rd Ave.
PORTAGE | With a few strokes of her brush, muralist Theresa Channell-Moore worked to bring to life an exhibit at the Portage Community Historical Society's Alton Goin Museum.
Antique board games, dolls and dinnerware are on exhibit at Portage Community Historial Society's Alton Goin Museum at Countryside Park.
Alton Goin, of Portage, works on a seashell exhibit with Nicole Buhr, 15 of Lake Station, on Friday at the Alton Goin Historical Museum at Countryside Park in Portage. The museum will open for the season April 5, and is celebrating its 25th year.
Alton Goin works on a seashell exhibit Friday while Theresa Channell paints a mural for the Native American exhibit The Alton Goin Historical Museum at Countryside Park. The museum will open for the season April 5, and is celebrating its 25th year.
Nicole Buhr, 15, of Lake Station, helps move items into a storage space Friday at the The Alton Goin Historical Museum at Countryside Park in Portage while photographs of former mayors hang on the wall at right. The museum will open for the season April 5, and is celebrating its 25th year. T…
Theresa Channell-Moore works on a mural of a forest for the Native American exhibit Friday at the the Alton Goin Museum at Countryside Park in Portage. The museum will open for the season April 5, and is celebrating its 25th year.
The Depot Railroad is one of Hebron's two historical museums. The other is the Stagecoach Inn.
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INDIANAPOLIS | "I don't do interviews," said Timothy Lincoln Beckwith, politely, in the briefest of phone interviews from his law office in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Indiana State Museum senior curator of cultural history R. Dale Ogden talks about the upcoming exhibit, "The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family," surrounded by artifacts in the collections and storage area of the museum. The exhibit opens at the Indiana State Museum today. The …
This photo shows a copy of an old photo of Abraham Lincoln, before he had his beard, one of the displays at the Indiana State Museum's, exhibit "The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family," opening today.
BOURBONNAIS, ILL. | Join sponsor Lakeshore Public Television at the Exploration Station, a children's museum at 459 N. Kennedy Drive, for an archeological and undersea adventure to find the Wild Kratts' missing shrink ray from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Charles Lozar speaks surrounded by maritime memorabilia inside his National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History. An architect, Charles Lozar, now 70, began collection ship models when he was 12. After his collection outgrew his home, garage, and yard he opened the museum in 2001 in an 1878…
A model of the ship the Mayflower at Charles Lozar's National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History. An architect, Charles Lozar, now 70, began collection ship models when he was 12.
Beneath the tree, guests will find Snoopy’s red doghouse decorated with Christmas lights, a Charlie Brown-style Christmas tree, Schroeder’s piano and packages wrapped in comic strip paper.
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