Category Archives: New Harmony

Firefly Party in New Harmony Celebrates Indiana’s New State Insect!

*Post written by Meagan Patterson, collections assistant for New Harmony Historic Site, (812) 682-3702 or mpatterson2@indianamuseum.org. Check out New Harmony’s Cool Historic Ties to Fireflies New Harmony, Ind.—Say’s Firefly Party is a town-wide celebration honoring Indiana’s official state insect and … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday: New Harmony Toll Bridge

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. If you travel throughout Evansville and the Tri-State, there were numerous bridges to use to cross various creeks and rivers such as Pigeon Creek and the … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Martin Luther and the Reformation

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1517, Martin Luther nailed Ninety-Five Theses at Schlosskirche in Wittenberg in the Holy Roman Empire, in present-day Germany (Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday: Gresham Creek Bridge

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our latest edition of #ThrowbackThursday, we discuss the reconstruction of the Gresham Creek Bridge in New Harmony, Indiana was underway on this day in 1927. … Continue reading

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