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History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
History Of Vincennes, Indiana
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History Of Vincennes, Indiana

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  • 1. History of Vincennes, Indiana Standard: 3.1: Students will describe how significant people, events and developments have shaped their own community and region; compare their community to other communities in the region in other times and places; and use a variety of resources to gather information about the past.
  • 2. Vincennes, Indiana <ul><li>Was founded in 1732 as a French fur trading post. It’s the oldest city in Indiana. Was also the capital of Indiana from 1800-1813. </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincennes,_Indiana </li></ul>
  • 3. George Roger Clark <ul><li>The life of George Roger Clark and his capture of Fort Sackville and Vincennes in 1779. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nndb.com/people/271/000049124/ </li></ul>
  • 4. George Rogers Clark Memorial <ul><li>Memorial represents the capture if fort Sackville by George Roger Clark and his frontiersmen in February 25, 1779. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nps.gov/gero/historyculture/memorial.htm </li></ul>
  • 5. Inside George Rogers Clark Memorial <ul><li>Inside the memorial. Provides more visuals and more of an understanding for the capture of Fort Sackville. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nps.gov/gero/historyculture/inside.htm </li></ul>
  • 6. Indian Mound <ul><li>Two large mounds that stand over Vincennes. The actual names are Upper and Lower Sugarloaf. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vincennes.org/content.asp?page=1&code=attractions </li></ul><ul><li>http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/f3bb0/ </li></ul>
  • 7. William Henry Harrison <ul><li>The life about William Henry Harrison and how he served the shortest time as being President. </li></ul><ul><li>http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/harrison/essays/biography/1 </li></ul>
  • 8. Grouseland <ul><li>The home of William Henry Harrison, the 9 th President of the United States. Was built in 1803-1804. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.grouselandfoundation.org/Grouseland/Home.html </li></ul>
  • 9. Fort Knox II <ul><li>State Historic Site was the western most federal outpost for several years (1803-1813). In 1811, William Henry Harrison gathered his troops there. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.spiritofvincennes.org/rendezvous/historic/fortknox.htm </li></ul>
  • 10. Indiana Territory Capital <ul><li>Built in 1805 as a tailor ship, the Red House is a small two-story building. The House chamber is arranged as it might been when the Legislature met there. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.indianamuseum.org/sites/vincindi.html </li></ul>
  • 11. Tecumseh <ul><li>A Native American leader who took an active role in confronting William Henry Harrison in Vincennes. </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecumseh </li></ul>
  • 12. Elihu Stout <ul><li>Was brought to Vincennes by William Henry Harrison and started to print the first newspaper there. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vcsc.k12.in.us/tcr/lane/stout.htm </li></ul>
  • 13. Stout Print Shop <ul><li>In 1804, Harrison asked Stout to print the laws of the Territory (Vincennes). Also where the first newspaper was printed. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vcsc.k12.in.us/tcr/hometownvigo/Stout/Stout.htm </li></ul>
  • 14. Abraham Lincoln <ul><li>The life about Abraham Lincoln and his significance to Vincennes. </li></ul><ul><li>http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/alincoln.html </li></ul>
  • 15. Lincoln Memorial Bridge <ul><li>Crossing the Wabash River into Illinois. Marks the point where Abraham Lincoln crossed the Wabash aboard a ferry on his way to Illinois in 1830. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM50NW_Lincoln_Memorial_Bridge_Vincennes_IN </li></ul>
  • 16. The U.S.S Vincennes Monument <ul><li>Located at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial Bridge, commorates the four naval ships named for our community. </li></ul><ul><li>http://wapedia.mobi/en/USS_Vincennes_(1826) </li></ul>

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