This month, we remind people that a single
voice can resound through generations.
Lyles Station, one of the last remaining African American settlements in Indiana
remembers this every day.
Join us for our special programming:
Saturday, February 14th at 1:00 p.m., for a presentation on African American
farmers in Indiana, presented by Vincennes University English Professor, Tyson
Saturday, February 28th, 1:00 P.M. for a viewing of the video "Who Do You Think
by The Indiana Historical Society and producer, Larry Laswell.
The program focuses on ethnic groups who settled Indiana, where they came
from, why they came, how they maintain their heritage and the contributions they
made to Indiana and the nation.
The Heritage classroom and museum will be available for guided tours each day
until 4:00 p.m.
Lyles Station celebrates Black History EVERYDAY! Please support Lyles Station and
their mission in preserving the African American Heritage in Indiana!
|953 N. County Road, 500 W.
Princeton, IN 47670
|The Lyles Station Museum displays the story of
what the black community had to endure in Lyles
Station and recreates a sense of life and learning
in the town during the 1920s, when the school
was new and the community was thriving.
|Celebrating freedom & Success in Indiana,
Lyles Station stands as one of the last
remaining African American settlements in the
state. Settled in the early 1800's this
community's heritage is preserved in the
renovated Lyles Station School. It's Heritage
Classroom provides students the opportunity
to to experience a day in the life of school
children in the early 1900's. The school also
features a museum, gift shop, meeting facilities
and a period garden.
|Visiting students will experience a day in the life of
African-American school children in the early 1900’s.
(May - Aug)
Mon - Sat
1:00pm -4:00pm (CST)
(Sept - May)
1:00pm -4:00pm (CST)
or by appointment
Closed Mondays, New
Years' Day, Easter,
Thanksgiving & Christmas
Youth (under 17) $3
Senior Citizens $4
(65 & older)
|Please help us preserve the
We are taking reservations
NOW for the the Lyles
for the 2013/14 school year
Click the trunk for more details
|Travel through time and the grounds of Lyles Station, dropping keys in a
box . Watch the characters wake up to tell you the story of their life.
Available Nightly beginning May 2014
|Open to groups and organizations of 15 or more
Recommended for ages 8 and up
Your Night at the Museum will begin promptly
Please dress for the weather
Refreshments will be served
Pizza can be served for an additional charge
Children are encouraged to come dressed as a
character in history
Admission is $5.00 per person
Please make reservations for your group 2 weeks
For more information , call
812-385-2534 or 812-779-7456
|AARON R. FISHER of Lyles Station,
a soldier of WWI, was awarded the
Distinguished Service Cross for
what U.S. Army called his
“extraordinary heroism in action.”
And many more...
|FREDERICK DOUGLASS the first
nationally known African American
leader in U.S. history.
|WILLIAM H. ROUNDTREE resident
from Lyles Station who became the
first black postmaster north of the
|THE LYLES STATION HISTORICAL SCHOOL & MUSEUM PRESENTS ...
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
AN INTERACTIVE NIGHT OF HISTORY