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The Museum at Prophetstown [IN]

The Museum at Prophetstown presents the history of Indiana's Wabash River Valley through the stories of a 1920s farmstead, a Native American settlement, and the prairie itself. The working farmstead includes a replica Sears Roebuck and Company Catalog farmhouse. The Shawnee brothers Tenskwautawaw and Tecumseh founded the 1808 Native American settlement in Prophetstown as capital of a new Native American Confederation. The settlement was attacked in 1811 by U.S. forces; and today displays replicas of the Council House, medicine lodge, "chief's" cabin, and granary.

The museum offers workshops; guided tours of the farmstead; period rooms; summer camps; and a program for boys from Cary County, allowing them to work with draft horses. The website offers listings of relevant state educational standards.

 
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