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Looking for local history? Check out area historical societies (listed below) that are dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting each communities history in Hamilton County, Indiana. You'll learn about Westfield's connection to the Underground Railroad, an abolitionist that lived in Sheridan and exciting discoveries from the past at Strawtown Koteewi Park.

History abounds in Hamilton County at Conner Prairie, where visitors experience Indiana's past in five themed historic area - Lenape Camp, Conner Homestead, 1836 Prairietown, 1859 Balloon Voyage and 1863 Civil War Journey: Raid on Indiana. Get immersed in the experience as you look, touch, smell, taste and hear Indiana history first-hand.

Ride the rails with the Indiana Transportation Museum alone the historic Nickel Plate Rail Line. Excursions range from family outings to date-night dinner trains.

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Conner Prairie

  • 13400 Allisonville Road
  • Fishers, IN 46038
  • (317) 776-6006
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Spanning 850 wooded acres in central Indiana, Conner Prairie welcomes more than 340,000 guests of all ages annually. Five outdoor, historically themed destinations and indoor experiential learning

Hamilton County Museum of History and Old Sheriff's Residence and Jail

  • 810 Conner Street
  • Noblesville, IN 46060
  • (317) 770-0775
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This historic building served as the Sheriff's Residence and the Jail until 1977, The Jail is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the 1876 Museum houses items of county historic

Museum of Miniature Houses & Other Collections

  • 111 East Main Street
  • Carmel, IN 46032
  • (317) 575-9466
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Enjoy the creativity and craftsmanship in more than 80 dollhouses and miniature scenes. Children can play the treasure-hunt game. Choose docent-guided, self-guided or audio tour. Admission: $5/adult,

Nickel Plate Arts

  • 107 South 8th Street
  • Noblesville, IN 46060
  • (317) 452-3690
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Nickel Plate Arts invites you to start your adventure here and learn about the art class offerings, visit the gallery, meet artists in their studios, and discover art-based activities happening

Unseenpress.com - Historic Ghost Walk Tours

  • Westfield, IN 46074
  • (317) 840-6456
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UnseenPress was started in 2001 by Nicole and Michael Kobrowski and offers Historic Indiana ghost walks and tours throughout Hamilton County. Check website for schedule and fees. Private walking and

White River Canoe Company

  • 17180 River Avenue
  • Noblesville, IN 46062
  • (317) 867-4233
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Float the White River in a canoe, kayak, or river tube on any one of nine trips that span 28 miles of the river as it meanders through Hamilton County. Trips range in length from 1.5 miles/one hour to

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Arcadia Arts & Heritage Depot

  • 107 West South Street
  • Arcadia, IN 46030
  • (317) 946-6792
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Listed on the Indiana Register of Historic Sites and Structures, as originally built in 1869, when it served as a stop for weary rail travelers. View artifacts of the town's history - the ticket booth

Boxley Cabin/Veterans Park

  • 308 South Main Street
  • Sheridan, IN 46069
  • (317) 758-5054
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From the wilderness and now into public view, the cabin was once the home of one of the first abolitionists, George Boxley. Today, the Sheridan Historical Society is sharing the legacy of this story.

Carmel Monon Depot Museum

  • 211 First Street S.W.
  • Carmel, IN 46032
  • (317) 846-7117
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Built in 1883, the depot served as the main transportation and freight site for Carmel. Now home to the Carmel Clay Historical Society, the museum features railroad artifacts and local history. Open:

CMG Worldwide Legends Museum

  • 10500 Crosspoint Boulevard
  • Indianapolis, IN 46256
  • (317) 570-5000
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CMG Worldwide’s museum, known as The Legends Museum, opened in December 1999, as a tribute to the greatest personalities of the past 100 years. Visitors are encouraged to look deeper into yesteryear,

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