The Mile of History

Walk the Mile of History in Vincennes, Indiana. Add some laughs with a few more steps to the Red Skelton Museum, then cruise over to Indiana Military Museum to explore some more.

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

Start the walk at the George Rogers Clark NHP Visitors Center before heading over to the granite memorial that commemorates the important Revolutionary War victory at Fort Sackville, where the fort once stood.

Old Cathedral

Continue to the Old Cathedral to tour this beautiful church built in 1826. The current structure site of three previous church buildings and includes a crypt where the first four bishops are buried.

USS Vincennes Monument

Across the street at the foot of the bridge sits the USS Vincennes Monument. The monument commemorates the four naval ships named after the city Vincennes. From the monument, proceed to the intersection of First and Main Streets to access the Riverwalk. Enjoy a walk along the Wabash River.

Tecumseh Statue

Chief Tecumseh is a tree-hewn sculpture and one of many located at the foot of the Riverwalk.

The French House

The former home of french fur trader, Michael Brouillet, is an original French Creole architecture. Built in 1809, it is furnished as it would have been in that period.

Grouseland – William Henry Harrison Mansion

The mansion of former Governor of the Indiana Territory and later 9th U.S President William Henry Harrison. Tour the home-turned-museum to experience the grandeur of life for the Harrison family during the early 19th century.

Vincennes State Historic Sites

The Vincennes State Historic Sites include the former Indiana Territory Capitol building, Elihu Stout Print Shop and the Jefferson Academy.

Red Skelton Museum

The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy celebrates the life and legacy of one of America’s greatest comedians. This fully interactive museum focuses on Red’s life and the many characters that he brought to life through his radio and television shows.

Indiana Military Museum

The museum has one of the most comprehensive collections of military artifacts in the Midwest. Displays include indoor and outdoor exhibits of military aircraft, vehicles, artillery, uniforms, insignia, equipment and related artifacts spanning the Civil War through current military engagements.

The Mile of History Map

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