Welcome to Indiana’s Territorial Past, located in Vincennes and Knox County.

Indiana’s first city is the perfect getaway for history enthusiasts.

The 4th of July is Friday! Do you have plans yet?

This 4th of July celebrate your Independence in downtown Vincennes.  Food and craft vendors on Patrick Henry Square will open on Friday afternoon will and remain open through the fireworks.  Beginning at 5pm is the First Friday Art Walk, including the Northwest Territory Art Guild, the Open Gallery and Art Space.  Stroll in any or all of the galleries before or after the parade to view current exhibits.  Also at 5pm the band “Paper Sweaters” will play at the Riverfront Pavilion until 6pm. Hosted by the City of Vincennes, the annual 4th of July Parade will step off at 6pm.  The Spirit of 76 award and Veteran of the Year award will be presented at the Pavilion following the parade.  Following the awards local musicians Mike Chappell and “Joe’s Last Stand” will perform until the fireworks begin.  The American Legion Fireworks display over the Wabash River will begin at dusk, near George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.  For more information visit


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