History Of Vincennes, Indiana
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  • 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.
  • Vincennes, Indiana
    • 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.
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincennes,_Indiana
  • George Roger Clark
    • The life of George Roger Clark and his capture of Fort Sackville and Vincennes in 1779.
    • http://www.nndb.com/people/271/000049124/
  • George Rogers Clark Memorial
    • Memorial represents the capture if fort Sackville by George Roger Clark and his frontiersmen in February 25, 1779.
    • http://www.nps.gov/gero/historyculture/memorial.htm
  • Inside George Rogers Clark Memorial
    • Inside the memorial. Provides more visuals and more of an understanding for the capture of Fort Sackville.
    • http://www.nps.gov/gero/historyculture/inside.htm
  • Indian Mound
    • Two large mounds that stand over Vincennes. The actual names are Upper and Lower Sugarloaf.
    • http://www.vincennes.org/content.asp?page=1&code=attractions
    • http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/f3bb0/
  • William Henry Harrison
    • The life about William Henry Harrison and how he served the shortest time as being President.
    • http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/harrison/essays/biography/1
  • Grouseland
    • The home of William Henry Harrison, the 9 th President of the United States. Was built in 1803-1804.
    • http://www.grouselandfoundation.org/Grouseland/Home.html
  • Fort Knox II
    • State Historic Site was the western most federal outpost for several years (1803-1813). In 1811, William Henry Harrison gathered his troops there.
    • http://www.spiritofvincennes.org/rendezvous/historic/fortknox.htm
  • Indiana Territory Capital
    • 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.
    • http://www.indianamuseum.org/sites/vincindi.html
  • Tecumseh
    • A Native American leader who took an active role in confronting William Henry Harrison in Vincennes.
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecumseh
  • Elihu Stout
    • Was brought to Vincennes by William Henry Harrison and started to print the first newspaper there.
    • http://www.vcsc.k12.in.us/tcr/lane/stout.htm
  • Stout Print Shop
    • In 1804, Harrison asked Stout to print the laws of the Territory (Vincennes). Also where the first newspaper was printed.
    • http://www.vcsc.k12.in.us/tcr/hometownvigo/Stout/Stout.htm
  • Abraham Lincoln
    • The life about Abraham Lincoln and his significance to Vincennes.
    • http://sc94.ameslab.gov/TOUR/alincoln.html
  • Lincoln Memorial Bridge
    • 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.
    • http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM50NW_Lincoln_Memorial_Bridge_Vincennes_IN
  • The U.S.S Vincennes Monument
    • Located at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial Bridge, commorates the four naval ships named for our community.
    • http://wapedia.mobi/en/USS_Vincennes_(1826)