Vincennes State Historic Sites, IN Photos

Beside Grouseland, the State of Indiana runs an open air museum centered on the Indiana Territory Capitol or aka the Red House which started life as a tailor shop in 1805 until the Territorial Legislature took it over in 1811. Other buildings include a replica of the Print Shop of Elihu Stout, printer to the Indiana Territory. The Jefferson Academy (1801) was established by William Henry Harrison as a frontier college & primary school. Also present is the birthplace (1840) of author Maurice Thompson.

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Indiana State Historic Sites open air museum comprises Indiana Territory Capitol, Elihu Stout Print Shop & Jefferson Academy. Vincennes, IN.Buildings of Indiana State Historic Sites open air museum. Vincennes, IN.Indiana Territory Capitol or Red House (Legislature moved in 1811, taking over a tailor shop built ) at Vincennes Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.Speaker's chair & clerk's desk in first floor House of Representatives chamber Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.
Indiana State Historic Sites open air museum comprises Indiana Territory Capitol, Elihu Stout Print Shop & Jefferson Academy. Vincennes, IN.Buildings of Indiana State Historic Sites open air museum. Vincennes, IN.Indiana Territory Capitol or Red House (Legislature moved in 1811, taking over a tailor shop built (1805)) at Vincennes Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.Speaker's chair & clerk's desk in first floor House of Representatives chamber Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.
Seating for 9 representative in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Memorial to George Washington in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Map of Upper Territories of the United States including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan & Western areas split from Indiana Territory in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Second floor upper house Legislative Council chamber of five in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.
Seating for 9 representative in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Memorial to George Washington in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Map of Upper Territories of the United States including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan & Western areas split from Indiana Territory in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Second floor upper house Legislative Council chamber of five in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.
Map United States in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Small white house on let is birthplace of author Maurice Thompson who wrote novel "Alice of Old Vincennes" at Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.Buildings of Indiana State Historic Sites open air museum. Vincennes, IN.Replica Print Shop of Elihu Stout printer to the Indiana Territory when its Capitol was based in Vincennes. Vincennes, IN.
Map United States (1805) in Indiana Territory Capitol. Vincennes, IN.Small white house on let is birthplace (1840) of author Maurice Thompson who wrote novel (1900) "Alice of Old Vincennes" at Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.Buildings of Indiana State Historic Sites open air museum. Vincennes, IN.Replica Print Shop of Elihu Stout printer to the Indiana Territory when its Capitol was based in Vincennes. Vincennes, IN.
Aramage printing press in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Handle to apply pressure on Aramage printing press in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Aramage printing press in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Type setting box in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.
Aramage printing press (c1800) in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Handle to apply pressure on Aramage printing press in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Aramage printing press in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Type setting box in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.
Rack for drying printed sheets in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Fireplace in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Copy press for copying letters in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Log cabin visitor center at Vincennes Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.
Rack for drying printed sheets in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Fireplace in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Copy press for copying letters in Elihu Stout Print Shop. Vincennes, IN.Log cabin visitor center at Vincennes Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.
Brick chimney on log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Details of how logs cut so gravity forces structure together on log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Fireplace in log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Flintlock, gourds & commemorative plates over fireplace in log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.
Brick chimney on log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Details of how logs cut so gravity forces structure together on log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Fireplace in log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Flintlock, gourds & commemorative plates over fireplace in log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.
William Henry Harrison commemorative plate in log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Jefferson Academy established by William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory at Vincennes Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.Jefferson Academy which became Vincennes University in 1806. Vincennes, IN.Hipped roof of Jefferson Academy which held a college & primary school serving ages 8-18. Vincennes, IN.
William Henry Harrison commemorative plate in log cabin visitor center. Vincennes, IN.Jefferson Academy (1801) established by William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory at Vincennes Indiana State Historic Sites. Vincennes, IN.Jefferson Academy (1801) which became Vincennes University in 1806. Vincennes, IN.Hipped roof of Jefferson Academy which held a college & primary school serving ages 8-18. Vincennes, IN.
School room of Jefferson Academy. Vincennes, IN.Map of Indiana Territory bounded by Ohio River, Mississippi River & Great Lakes in Jefferson Academy. Vincennes, IN.

School room of Jefferson Academy. Vincennes, IN.Map of Indiana Territory (c1800) bounded by Ohio River, Mississippi River & Great Lakes in Jefferson Academy. Vincennes, IN.


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