Welcome to Indiana’s Territorial Past, located in Vincennes and Knox County.

Indiana’s first city is the perfect getaway for history enthusiasts.

What's New

Two Big Museum Additions

This week Vincennes has two big openings at the local museums. The Indiana Military Museum opened its Annex exhibit space.  The 22,000 square foot space spans WWI through post Vietnam War.  Exhibits include an authentic WWII homefront and WWII barracks from George Field, military aircraft, vehicles, artillery, uniforms, related artifacts and more.  The annex is ...

Ring in the New Year

RING IN THE NEW YEAR by celebrating at the National Watermelon Drop held in downtown Vincennes! Knox County’s own quirky New Year’s event features DJ music from 10pm to 1am in a heated tent (beverages available), food vendor on site and photo opportunities with giant lighted watermelon until 11:45pm. Watch the 500-pound watermelon rise high ...

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