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Conner Prairie Debuts Local Students’ Social Activism Documentary on MLK Day

New online experiences and free admission day celebrate Dr. King’s work January 6, 2021 INDIANAPOLIS – This year, Conner Prairie will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a new way, premiering an online exhibit that can be safely explored from home. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Legacies of Social Justice examines…

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Gratitude Tuesday

We’re Thankful for You “Where there’s hope, there’s life.  It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.”  -Anne Frank In 2020, our community, our nation, and our world experienced an unmatched reality unlike one we’ve ever lived through before.  A pandemic took its toll on us all in so many different ways. …

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A Merry Prairie Holiday Tradition Continues at Conner Prairie

Festival adjustments ensure a safe experience during COVID-19 November 16, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS — For the second year in a row, visitors can once again enjoy A Merry Prairie Holiday while experiencing Conner Prairie’s magical festival in a new, safer way. Beginning Friday, November 27 through Sunday, December 20 and on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 22-23,…

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American Association for State and Local History Announces New Board Chair

President and CEO of Conner Prairie, Norman Burns, elected as chair to American Association for State and Local History board. Nashville, Tennessee (October 2, 2020) – The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) announces the election of its new Council Chair, Norman Burns, President and Chief Executive Officer of Conner Prairie, one of…

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Conner Prairie Corn Maze Honors 200th Anniversary of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Maze opens Sept. 26 and features haunted hours for scare seekers FISHERS, Ind. (September 1, 2020) – This year, Conner Prairie’s award-winning corn maze won’t just challenge puzzle-hungry guests, it will serve up some screams, too. The maze – named one of the 10 best in the nation by USA Today in 2019 –transforms into…

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Heartland Film Announces Partnership with Conner Prairie for a Pop-Up Drive-In Theatre Experience

Heartland Film Announces Partnership with Conner Prairie for a Pop-Up Drive-In Theatre experience during the 29th Annual Heartland International Film Festival this October August 27, 2020 – Heartland Film has announced the exciting addition of a Conner Prairie Pop-Up Drive-In Theatre to its list of drive-in events scheduled for the 2020 Heartland International Film Festival…