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43 Indiana National Historic Landmarks

Benjamin Harrison HomePlaque (Indianapolis) - 6/2/2017
The 1870s home of the 23rd President; it was from the front porch of the house that Harrison instituted his famous 1888 Front Porch Campaign
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Broad Ripple Park CarouselPlaque (Indianapolis) - 6/2/2017
Indianapolis Installed in 1917 with Dentzel animals at an amusement park near the White River, it is now in The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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Butler FieldhousePlaque (Indianapolis) - 6/2/2017
When built in 1928, it was the largest basketball arena in the U.S., and among the earliest of the major college fieldhouses, which transformed college basketball in the late 1920s and 1930s
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Eugene V. Debs HomePlaque (Terre Haute) - 6/3/2017
The union leader and his wife, Kate, built the two-story frame house in 1890; visitors included friends James Whitcomb Riley and Carl Sandburg
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Indiana World War Memorial Plaza Historic District (Indianapolis) - 6/2/2017
Originally built to honor the veterans of World War I, the five-city-block plaza was conceived in 1919 as a location for the national headquarters of the American Legion and a memorial to the nation's veterans
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway - 7/21/1991
Buit in 1909, the Speedway is a two-and-a-half-mile, nearly rectangular oval and home of the Indianapolis 500
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James Whitcomb Riley House (Indianapolis) - 6/2/2017
The noted poet had a bedroom on the second floor in this building for 23 years starting in 1893
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Lanier Mansion (Madison) - 4/24/2021
Completed and occupied in 1844, it was the home one of Madison's pioneers, a lawyer and banker, becoming the president of the Madison Branch of the State Bank of Indiana and a major investor in Indiana's first railroad
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Levi Coffin HousePlaque (Fountain City) - 6/2/2017
The home became known as the "Grand Central Station" of the Underground Railroad because it was where three of the escape routes converged and the number of slaves who passed through it
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Lincoln Boyhood Home (Lincoln City) - 8/4/1994
Also a National Memorial, this is the farm site where Abraham Lincoln lived from 1816 to 1830
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Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing CompanyPlaque (Indianapolis) - 6/2/2017
A cosmetics manufacturer incorporated in 1910, best known for its African-American cosmetics and hair care products, and considered the most widely known and financially successful African-American owned business of the early 20th century
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Madison Historic District (Madison) - 4/24/2021
Recognized for its unique Midwestern beauty and architecture scheme, many of the prominent buildings were built by Madison-native-architect Francis Costigan, who favored the Greek Revival style
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Oldfields (Indianapolis) - 6/2/2017
This is an example of the American country house movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, built in 1909 by architect Lewis Ketcham Davis for Hugh McKennan Landon, who sold it to Josiah K. Lilly Jr. in 1932
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Charles Shrewsbury HousePlaque (Madison) - 4/24/2021
This is the 1848 Greek Revival home of the salt-barge riverboat captain, flour manufacturer, pork merchant and mayor of Madison
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