31 Frontage Rd.
Lafayette, IN 47905
Phone: (765) 447-0016
Fax: (765) 447-9980
Explore these historic sites.
Columbian Park Zoo is situated in the Columbian Park. A habitat for a variety of animal species, the zoo offers playgrounds and picnic facilities to visitors. Admission is free during open season.
Genealogical and historic research library that contains books, files, and more on Tippecanoe County history. There is also an extensive collection of books and materials on Native Americans available.
You can find a large selection of books, reference materials, and information resources at this library, as well as children's programs and Internet usage.
St. John's Episcopal Church in Lafayette, Indiana is a historic church. The church was built in 1857 by William Tinsley using major Gothic Revival influences. The church today has various wings and activities for children, youth and women and is actively involved in community service too. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Site of the 1811 battle between Tecumseh and Harrison.
This Neoclassical building was used by the railroad until 1959 and now features an art gallery and a 200 seat auditorium. Many community events and performances are held here.
The Tippecanoe County Courthouse dates back to the 1880s era and is also incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. This historical courthouse continues to serve Lafayette; check website for details.
Host of the annual Feast of the Hunters' Moon, this historic park features shelter houses, picnic sites, a boat launch, recreation areas, a museum, and a gift shop.
Since it was established in 1869, Purdue University has grown from one institution with 150 acres of land to a 6-univeristy system throughout the state of Indiana. A member of the Big Ten conference, this West Lafayette campus is the flagship and original of the entire system. Academically, the university is particularly renowned for its competitive engineering program and aviation program, which has produced 23 astronauts throughout its history, including Neil Armstrong.
The Wolf Park is primly located in the Battle Ground vicinity of the U.S. State of Indiana. The establishment of the park dates back to 1972 and it's basically a voluntary organization that focuses on research. Foxes, wolves, bison can be seen here, and the park is also open to visitors during specific period of the year. Check website for details.