Activities & Resources

The Underground Railroad: A Well-Kept Secret

Learn about Lafayette's place in the fascinating history of the Underground Railroad.

Abraham Lincoln in Indiana

Read of Abraham Lincoln's time spent in Indiana.

Historic Canals of Indiana

Featuring a map of 19th century canal development in Indiana.

The Hoosier Group

Learn about Theodore C. Steele, William Forsyth, Otto Stark, John Ottis Adams and Richard Gruelle: the artists who came to be know as "The Hoosier Group."

Kids Lesson about Buffalo Hides

Historians are like detectives. They study clues to learn about the past. It's your turn to be the historian! Your job is to figure out the stories that the buffalo hide painting tells about the northern plains Indians and the buffalo.