4221 State Rd 26 E, Lafayette, IN, US, 47905
- Phone: (765) 447-9460
- Fax: (765) 447-4905
Located in the Tippecanoe County, Lafayette was named after the legendary French hero General Lafayette who helped the Americans greatly with his wily strategic warfare. This historic city was platted by William Digby in 1825 and used to be a prominent shipping port because of its location upon the Wabash River. Currently the city's economy revolves around education and industry for the most part. Some attractions that should not be missed are the Purdue University and an old Israeli temple.
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.
This is the Catholic center for students at Purdue University.
Boilermaker Aquatic Center is a water sports facility center located in the campus of Purdue University. The center has facilities like large swimming pools, diving wells, hot tubs, spaces for spectators, dressing rooms and so on. Opened in 2001, the center is a haven for all swimmers and divers of the campus. Many tournaments, swimming championships are held here.
Colfax Carnegie Library opened in 1917 and in 1994 it was added to National Register of Historic Places. The library serves the Colfax town and its school students with excellent books and reference materials. For information about the collection and other details, check website.