2500 North Lafayette Road
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
Phone: (765) 362-8700
Fax: (765) 362-8700
Renovated home of Henry S. Lane.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sanitorium Covered Bridge or the State Sanatorium Bridge was built in 1913 by J.A. Britton and is the only one of its kind to have lightening rods. Constructed to transport coal to the State Sanatorium from nearby mines, the Burr Arch Truss style covered link spans across 170 feet (51.82 meters). It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
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.
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.
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.
Explore these historic sites.
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.