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Spend Your Spring Break Exploring at Conner Prairie

February 26, 2021

Spend your spring break exploring

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Discover the history makers of Black History Month

February 10, 2021

Madam CJ Walker forged a new path in Indianapolis “I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” Madam C.J. Walker Earlier this year, Netflix released a miniseries about the life of Madam C.J.…

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Gratitude Tuesday

November 30, 2020

Gratitude Tuesday “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.  We have…

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Your quick fresh air fix! (A morning at Conner Prairie.)

November 2, 2020

Before long, our beautiful Indiana autumn will turn into an Indiana winter. Start your day off right by heading to Conner Prairie for a quick jaunt around our beautiful grounds!  10:30am –  Begin your day in an uplifting way – soaring above the trees, 370 feet from the ground on our 1859 Balloon Voyage. From…

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Explore Fall from your Favorite Covered Bridge!

October 8, 2020

Is there a more classic pairing than autumn and covered bridges? Enjoy a perfect fall experience featuring a couple of Central Indiana’s most prized bridges, starting at Conner Prairie! 10am: Soak in mid-morning sunshine as you venture out to Conner Prairie’s Howe Truss style covered bridge. Named Cedar Chapel, it was built in 1884, brought…

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Rehearsal Dinner at the Chinese House

September 25, 2020
The Bluffs

September 25, 2020 When Karen and I got the good news that our son Dan had proposed marriage, and the even better news that Hillary said “yes”, we soon began to consider where we would host the rehearsal dinner.  As soon as we saw Conner Prairie’s newly-renovated Chinese House and the adjoining Bluffs, we knew…

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2020 Adventure Camp Safety Adaptations

May 8, 2020
Horseback riding at summer camp

Read our plan for keeping your children and our staff safe during 2020 Adventure Camp.

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