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This just in: we've got a new digital resource: Newspapers.com! Newspapers.com provides access to historical newspapers from across Indiana. Explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history and other research--from Anderson to Ft. Wayne to Indianapolis and more! Take a look now: http://newspaperslibrary.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=57501&groupid=1234121...

In honor of Indiana's Bicentennial celebration, The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library will display a unique collection of historic photos along with a timeline of state and national events. These photographs are kept in archives in the Indiana Room at the Library, featuring Indiana History and...

This July 8th through 30th, The Gallery at the Plainfield Library proudly presents A Walk Through Plainfield. This group exhibit, featuring works by a group of artists in a variety of styles and media, is inspired by scenes of Plainfield and surrounding Guilford Township, Indiana. This exhibit is partnered...

How about an evening stroll through the cemetery?  Sound fun?  If so, consider joining us on June 24 at 7:00pm for a private guided heritage tour of Crown Hill Cemetery.  We'll learn the history of Crown Hill Cemetery while visiting the graves of some of...

Today is the 197th birthday of our fair State! Though Indiana's territorial representatives had applied for statehood back in 1812, a little war at the time - which resulted in the burning of Washington, D.C., a failed invasion of Canada, the writing of our National...

A fascinating story out of Britain today: the remains of the last Plantagenet king, Richard III, have been identified after being discovered under a municipal parking lot. Richard was killed in battle against Henry Tudor (subsequently known at King Henry VII) and the whereabouts of...

Do you enjoy reading fantasy? What about historical fiction? If you’re a fan of both, you might enjoy one of these historical fantasies, books that have fantastic elements but which are based on historical events. Some books are set in a place almost the same...