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Indiana historic site articles

 Collection — Folder: S1572
Identifier: S1572

Scope and Contents

This collection contains histories of The Corydon State House, the Lanier Memorial Home, Pigeon Roost Memorial, and the Tippecanoe Battleground Memorial.


  • circa 1900s

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

The Corydon State House was designed in 1812 and became the seat of territorial government in 1816. The officers of the new state of Indiana took their oaths there when Indiana was admitted to the Union. It remained the capital until 1824.

The Lanier Memorial Home is located in Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana. It was the home of James F. D. Lanier, a lawyer who came to Indiana at the age of twenty-three. The home became a state memorial in 1926.

The Pigeon Roost Memorial is located in Scott County near Underwood, Indiana and commemorates one of the last massacres of pioneer settlers by Indians in the northwestern section of this country.

The Tippecanoe Battleground Memorial is located near Battleground, Indiana in Tippecanoe County. The memorial commemorates the November 7, 1811 battle between a frontier army led by William H. Harrison and the Prophet in a last attempt to drive the white settlers back across the Ohio River. It became a memorial in 1925.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2007/03 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid revised 2015/11/06 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/30 by Lauren Patton.
Indiana historic site articles
Nikki Stoddard Schofield
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.