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Don't Miss the Unveiling of Indiana's New Quarter

The United States Mint will release the 40 th quarter in the America the Beautiful collection. Indiana's new quarter features George Rogers Clark and his men crossing the flooded Wabash. Clark’s daring surprise capture of the British Fort Sackville is considered one of the greatest feats of the…

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History, Food, Fun &... Guns? 4 Must Stops in Vincennes

I'm a bit ashamed to admit I have never spent an extended amount of time in Vincennes. We spent a good part of a day there and could have spent even more time, so we will have to plan a return trip! We started the day at the Red Skelton Museum. In all honestly, I wasn't incredibly familiar with Red…

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Vincennes' Indiana Military Museum

There is no doubt in my mind that Hoosiers are patriotic. One way that has been evidenced to me is by the outstanding military museums available throughout the state. One of the best military museums is located in Vincennes, along Indiana’s southwest border. The Indiana Military Museum, Inc…

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A Steampunk Holiday Adventure in Vincennes

Steampunk is often considered a sub-genre of entertainment, but it's starting to emerge as its own genre classification of music, literature, and art. Steampunk, if you're not familiar, is currently a sub-genre of science fiction where everything is steam powered. It's as if the internal combustion…

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Knox County Watermelon Festival - August 3, 2013

They take their watermelons seriously in Vincennes Indiana. So seriously, they devote an entire day to the thumpable fruit. On Saturday, August 3, head to Knox County and Patrick Henry Square, located on the Historical George Roger's Clark Memorial Site, for a day of fun, food, music, and of course…

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Red Skelton Museum Grand Opening in Vincennes, Indiana

When you reach a certain age, there are certain names you know, or at least remember, even if it was what your parents watched. With only four channels on TV, you remember any mention of a TV show, actor, musician, or comedian. Even if it was your parents' time, you had to watch what they watched…

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