Blog Post – Exploring Indiana’s Museums

One of the things we like to do when traveling about the state is to visit one of Indiana’s 348 museums or state historic sites. Scattered about in just about every county in the state, these museums range from local historical museums to themed museums like Dr. Ted’s Musical Marvels in Dale, Indiana, which features restored musical instruments from around the world. Continue reading Blog Post – Exploring Indiana’s Museums

Video – Howard Steamboat Museum

Howard Steamboat Museum
The Howard Steamboat Museum in Jeffersonville, Indiana, Clark County, includes a huge collection of finely constructed model boats as well as the exquisite hand-crafted woodworking, furniture and other household items in the Howard mansion. The museum is an important part of steamboat history as James Howard was an important shipbuilder on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Continue reading Video – Howard Steamboat Museum

Visiting the Wilbur Wright Birthplace & Museum

Museum

The Wilbur Wright Birthplace and Museum affords visitors an excellent place to learn about one of Indiana’s most famous native sons, Wilbur Wright. The Wright family had extensive ties to the Hoosier state, having resided at various places in Indiana during Orville and Wilbur’s formative years. The home is the site of Wilbur Wright’s birth. It is where he spent his early childhood. Continue reading Visiting the Wilbur Wright Birthplace & Museum