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Indiana Department of Education- Homeschool Info.

IHEN (Indiana Home Education Network): Home Education in Indiana- Getting started, finding support, staying connected Lots of information on the site, plus a spin-off in the form of a yahoo group (IndianaHomeschoolers).
 
 

IFHS (Indiana Foundation for Home Schooling): Newer organization yet its site is already full of resources and information from the basic 'getting starting' stuff, to
scholarships and extra curricular oppurtunities.
 
 
Some like to make sure they aren't behind the state
Academic Standards.  If you are one of those people...
here is a link to Indiana's State Standards.
 
HSLDA- Indiana Laws, organizations, cases and legislation.

Indiana History

Indiana Historical Bureau -Indiana holidays, original source
documentation, underground railroad history, Lewis & Clark, George Rogers Clark, Native American history,
symbols of Indiana, Indiana government history,
historical markers by county, and more.
 

Indiana State Museum exhibits include geology,
Native American History, prehistoric animals,
pioneer life, and up through the 20 century. 
They also provide educational trunks that you can rent and
work through with your students. 
PLUS they have a list of 14 recommended historic sites to visit.
 

Northern Indiana.......

From Battleground to West Lafayette there is a
string of historical sites to visit...
Tippecanoe Battleground- a museum, an old
one room school house, nature center &
hiking trails.  History of the area involves Gen. Harrison
(pre-presidency), Tecumseh, and "The Prophet."
 
Prophet's Town - This park is new and
still improving.  A working 1920's farm,
nature preserve, camping, and Native
American history in relation to "The Prophet".
 
Fort Ouiatenon - Most popular for the Feast of
the Hunter's Moon each fall, this was a French Fort,
the first fortified fort in Indiana.  It was first
established to slow down British expansion, for
trapping and fur trade, and in hopes to convert
the Native tribes to catholicism. Later the fort
fell into the hands of the British, from the
The French and Indian War until Pontiac's Uprising.
 
Home of the Trail of Courage (early fall)
and Redbud Rendevous (spring)
living history festivals
 
France Park- Chief Logan's Port of Living History festival (See their Calendar- Sept.)
 
 

Central Indiana......
Conner Prairie - living history museum, includes
2 time periods of pioneer history and a
Native American village.
 
Mississinewa- 1812 Battle Reinactments (Oct)

Southern Indiana......
Spring Mill State Park-Living history village,
walking trails, a mill, and more.
 
Squire Boone Caverns- living history village,
a cave,&  another mill.
 
Vincennes- "Indiana's City of Living History"
Here they hold Living History demonstrations a few times a year,
covering the American Revolution in the spring
and the War of 1812 in the fall.

Historic Hoosiers
 
John "Appleseed" Chapman-
 
 
 
John Chapman - Timeline