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    Balloon Voyage at Conner Prairie

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    Today, Conner Prairie is an independent "Interactive History Park." Guests discover what it was like to live and play in Indiana’s past. The museum grounds are divided into different eras in history: 1836 Prairietown, Lenape (Delaware Indian) Camp, and an 1863 Civil War Journey. In 2009 an 1859 Balloon Voyage was added. From April to October, themed activities and programming are offered. Every visit is a unique adventure giving an authentic look into history.Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana. IHS may not reproduce

    Conner House Before and After Restoration

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    In 1934 Eli Lilly, Indianapolis businessman, president of the Indiana Historical Society, and longtime friend of Indiana history, purchased the house and about 400 acres of farmland. This allowed him to combine his historical pursuits with his interest in farming. He set out immediately to preserve and restore the house. Historic preservation was in its infancy during the 1930s; Lilly did all he could to familiarize himself with aims, objectives and techniques of the work.Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana. IHS may not reproduce.Destination Indiana - Conner Prairie Interactive History Park Journe

    Civil War Journey at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park

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    Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana. IHS may not reproduce
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