The City of Crawfordsville, Indiana

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Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County

Carnegie Museum of Montgomery CountyThe Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County is housed in Indiana's first Carnegie Library. Opened in 1902, the building served as Crawfordsville's Public Library through 2005 when the library expanded and moved across the street. Currently owned and operated by the Crawfordsville District Public Library, the purpose of the Carnegie Museum is to be an interdisciplinary and interactive museum of History, Science and Art.

Museum Info

222 Washington St

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Lane Place

Lane PlaceThe Henry S. Lane Antebellum Mansion and surrounding four acres serve as a village common in the center of Crawfordsville. Known as "Lane Place," the site hosts political rallies, civic events, and annual festivals, in addition to serving as the summer home of the Montgomery County Civic Band.

Museum Info

212 Water St
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General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

StudyThe General Lew Wallace Study and Museum is a National Historic Landmark dedicated to celebrating the legacy of Lew Wallace, Civil War Major General, diplomat, inventor, artist, and world-renowned author of Ben-Hur.

Museum Info

200 Wallace Ave
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Rotary Jail Museum

Rotary Jail MuseumThe Rotary Jail Museum, built in 1882, was the first of nine rotary jails constructed in the U.S. and is currently the only rotary jail in operating condition. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Historic American Engineering Record.

Museum Info

225 N Washington St
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