Teacher Resources

Extend your students’ learning both inside the classroom and beyond! While we offer educational programming at the Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum and at Fort Ouiatenon, we also provide valuable resources for teachers to enhance student learning.

• To prepare your students for an upcoming visit to the Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum, download the Battle of Tippecanoe School Guide

• To enhance your visit at the Tippecanoe Battle Museum, download the Tippecanoe County Word Search

• To prepare your students for an upcoming visit to the Blockhouse Museum at Fort Ouiatenon, download the Fort Ouiatenon School Guide

Don’t forget about the Frank Arganbright Genealogy Center!
The Frank Arganbright Genealogy Center is a valuable resource for teachers and students. It houses a wealth of primary and secondary materials pertaining to local and Indiana history. The center is the perfect place for teachers preparing history lessons and compiling resources, or for students preparing research papers. Guided class research trips are available upon request.

Tippecanoe County Map Trunk – An Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project
Looking for resources to help your students with local geography, you can check out our interactive floor-size Tippecanoe County Map. This map trunk was created as an Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project for the citizens of Tippecanoe County to commemorate the 200th birthday of Indiana as a state (1816-2016). The Map Trunk is free to check out, contact our Program and Membership Director for more information or to reserve at programs@tippecanoehistory.org

 

 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr
1
Sat
A Great Gatsby Gala @ Moses-fowler Mansion
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Great Gatsby Gala @ Moses-fowler Mansion

A benefit to aid and support the Tippecanoe County Historical Association and its core mission to educate the public while preserving and interpreting our county’s rich and diverse history!

Gentlemen dress is black-tie; ladies can come as a flapper, a silent screen star or just be elegant and come as you are!

Tickets to the event include an open bar with 1920s cocktails, three courses of heavy hors d’ Oeuvers, live New Orleans Jazz band, period dance demonstration, silent & live auction, period exhibits and much more!

You can purchase tickets online here or come by the Arganbright Genealogy Library and purchase them in person!  For more information contact:

Executive Director Craig Hadley at
765-476-8411 Ext. 1
director@tippecanoehistory.org

The Razzmatazz & Jazz Band from Ohio have played in venues all across the United States.   They will be playing Dixieland Jazz music of the 1920s. Dancers from the Purdue Ballroom Dance Club will demonstrate some of the dances of the period with the band from the Charleston and Lindy to the Foxtrot.

A complete list of our silent and live auction items will be posted here in March.  Items will include such things as a one-year membership at the Lafayette Country Club, works of art, various entertainment and sports packages, and much more!

 

 

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