George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
Title:
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Te handsome George Rogers Clark visitor center was completed and opened to the public in July of the Bicentennial year, 1976. Museum exhibits, an information desk, and an auditorium where interpretive films are shown are features of this National Park Service Center.


Covered Wagon Lodge
Title:
Covered Wagon Lodge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen PM 1954 Jul-1



Main Street, Looking South
Title:
Main Street, Looking South
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1908 Jul-6


Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Title:
Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Maurice Wedel



Restwell Motel
Title:
Restwell Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused


The Wabash River at High Stage
Title:
The Wabash River at High Stage
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back



Statue of Colonel Francis Vigo
Title:
Statue of Colonel Francis Vigo
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused

Description:
Granite statue by John Angel, along the Wabash River in George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. Vigo was an Italian-American who aided the American forces during the Revolutionary War, and helped found a public university at Vincennes.


Francis Vigo Room and Bed, Harrison House
Title:
Francis Vigo Room and Bed, Harrison House
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused



Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Title:
Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo PM 1937 Sep-14


The Old Cathedral Parish
Title:
The Old Cathedral Parish
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused

Description:
Established in 1702, the current Old Cathedral was built in 1826, and stands on the site of three previous churches. The first was a crude log structure built about 1732, where the first Catholic parish in Indiana was formed. Four bishops are buried in the crypt of the current Cathedral.



Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Title:
Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused


Old Cathedral and Memorial of Geo. Rogers Clark
Title:
Old Cathedral and Memorial of Geo. Rogers Clark
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused



Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Title:
Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Highways 41-67-150 North. Phones 620-621. Phone in every room. Breakfast "On the House". Tub & shower in every room. 500 feet off highway. Television in lobby. Member AAA. Vincennes Chamber of Commerce. Individual electric heat - optional air conditioning.


Covered Wagon Lodge
Title:
Covered Wagon Lodge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Motor Hotel - Highways 41-67-150 North - Phone in every room - Breakfast "On the House" - Tub and Shower in Every Room - 500 feet off highway - Television in lobby - Member AAA, Indiana Motel Association, Vincennes Chamber of Commerce - Individual Electric Heat - Optional Air Conditioning.



Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Title:
Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Highways 41-67-150 North, phones 620-621, phone in every room. Breakfast "on the house." Tub & shower in every room. 500 feet off highway, television in lobby. Member AAA, Vincennes Chamber of Commerce. Individual electric heat, optional air-conditioning.


Home of Governor William Henry Harrison, 1804
Title:
Home of Governor William Henry Harrison, 1804
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back



The Home of William Henry Harrison
Title:
The Home of William Henry Harrison
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1908 Jun-7


Marker on Ft. Sackville Site on Wabash River
Title:
Marker on Ft. Sackville Site on Wabash River
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused



Vincennes Masonic Lodge
Title:
Vincennes Masonic Lodge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
The oldest Masonic lodge in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and pats of Minnesota. Organized March 1890. Celebrates its 150th Anniversary April 1959. Dexter Press, Inc.


First Capitol of Indiana Territory and District of Louisiana
Title:
First Capitol of Indiana Territory and District of Louisiana
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
Thousands every year visit this building where the first Indiana laws were enacted. This building was occupied by the Territorial Government and was situated on the south side of Main Street midway between Second and Third Street. About 100 years ago it was moved to Third Street near Harrison Park and used as a residence. In 1919 the Fortnightly Club of Vincennes, through public donation, purchased the building and moved it to its present site in Harrison Park where it now stands restored in its original condition. The upper floor was the meeting place of the legislative body and the lower was occupied by the governor and the secretary of the Territory. Curt Teich & Co.



Interior of the Old Cathedral
Title:
Interior of the Old Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
The interior of this historic edifice is beautiful. The magnificent pillars are supporting the ceiling are immense sycamore trees covered with masonry. Three exquisite murals adorn the sanctuary. The crucifixion is from the brush of the great European artist, Lamprecht. The stations of the cross were painted in Europe and, by a special act of Congress, were admitted to the United States, duty free. This church erected in 1826 is used daily. In the crypt of this church lie the remains of the first four bishops of the Vincennes diocese. Curt Teich & Co.


First Capitol of Indiana Territory and District of Louisiana
Title:
First Capitol of Indiana Territory and District of Louisiana
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
Thousands Every Year Visit This Building Where the First Indiana Laws were Enacted. This building was occupied by the Territorial Government and was situated on the south side of Main Street between Second and Third Street. About 100 years ago it was moved to Third Street near Harrison Park and used as a residence. In 1919 the Fortnightly Club of Vincennes, through public donation, purchased the building and moved it to its present site in Harrison Park where it now stands in its original condition. The upper floor was the meeting place of the legislative body and the lower was occupied by the governor and the secretary of the Territory. Curt Teich & Co.



St. Francis Xavier Cathedral - Interior
Title:
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral - Interior
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


First Capitol of Indiana Territory and District of Louisiana
Title:
First Capitol of Indiana Territory and District of Louisiana
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen



Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory
Title:
Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
Curt Teich & Co.


Grand Opera House
Title:
Grand Opera House
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused



New Christian Church
Title:
New Christian Church
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Private Mailing Card unused


New High School
Title:
New High School
Vincennes Indiana (IN), White Border PM 1928 Nov-18



The Old Cathedral Parish
Title:
The Old Cathedral Parish
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused

Description:
Estab. 1702. Present church built in 1826. The first four bishops of Indiana are buried in the Cathedral crypt.


Old Territorial Hall
Title:
Old Territorial Hall
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo



The Home of Alice of Old Vincennes
Title:
The Home of Alice of Old Vincennes
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused


Old Legislative Hall
Title:
Old Legislative Hall
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM Aug-2



Greetings from Vincennes
Title:
Greetings from Vincennes
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen PM 1943 Jan-13


In Harmony with History
Title:
In Harmony with History
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
The Goodyear Auto Service Center - in the Vincennes "Mile of History" - was designed to blend with the historic setting of early Vincennes. The huge Victorian sidewalk clock, erected by Goodyear, serves as a distinctive landmark in this storied area



Saint Francis Xavier Church
Title:
Saint Francis Xavier Church
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
The Old Cathedral - St. Francis Xavier Church was founded in 1702. The present stately old Cathedral is the third church on this site and was projected in 1825, the corner stone being laid with elaborate ceremony in 1826. Its two predecessors for worship were built of logs, the first of which Indian converts assisted in erecting. Thirty-nine pastors have served this church during these many years. Seven of these have attained high positions in the church, six as bishops and one as an archbishop. The four first bishops of the diocese of Vincennes are buried in the crypt of the present church. The diocese is now known as "Indianapolis". The library contains some of the oldest books and rarest manuscripts in this section of the country


Grand Hotel
Title:
Grand Hotel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen PM 1949 Sep-29

Description:
GRAND HOTEL "The Leading Hotel" VINCENNES, INDIANA Old in Tradition, Modern in Equipment and Service While in Vincennes visit the George Rogers Clark Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial Bridge and other important points of Historical Interest



Restwell Motel
Title:
Restwell Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen PM 1950 Nov-2

Description:
26 fully air conditioned rooms; entirely new modern brick units; private baths and garage; beautifully furnished; US 41 South


Restwell Motel
Title:
Restwell Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
U. S. Highway 41 South, Vincennes, Ind. 45 Fully Air-Conditioned Rooms Entirely New Modern Bricks Units. Private Baths and Garage Beautifully Furnished Telephone in all Rooms Phone - 3584 U.S. 41 South Vincennes, Indiana



Grandview Motel
Title:
Grandview Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome PM 1970 Oct-30

Description:
Located 1 mile south on U. S. Highway 41 Vincennes, Indiana Central heating - Air-conditioned - Television Clean and Comfortable Phone Vincennes TU 2-5195 Mr. & Mrs. Leroy L. Schroeder, Owners


St. Francis Xaviers Church
Title:
St. Francis Xaviers Church
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Nov-19

Description:
Built in 1815



Inscription on Base of Cross at Cemetery
Title:
Inscription on Base of Cross at Cemetery
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo

Description:
Three sides of the base bear the following inscription: 1) To the memory of Indiana's first public school teacher, this monument is respectfully dedicated by the Rivet Chapter of Isabella, Vincennes, Indiana. 2-25-1944. 2) Sacred to the memory of Rev. Jean Francis Rivet V.G. Born at Grosmorne, Island of Martinique 1757; Died at Vincennes, Indiana. 3) I ask that I may be buried in the midst of the people confided to me. That is near the center of the cemetery. Names on small crosses surrounding the large cross are as follows: John Vachet, Richard Deem, Charles Bilskie, Robert Page, Ralph Wallem, Ralph Joice, James Schubers, Joseph E. Ostendorf, Thomas Fish


Interior of Clark Memorial
Title:
Interior of Clark Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused



Francis Vigo Monument
Title:
Francis Vigo Monument
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused


Niblack Residence/American Legion Home
Title:
Niblack Residence/American Legion Home
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Situated on the site of an early courthouse, it was the home of Judge E. Niblack, Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, and other notables



Home of William H. Harrison
Title:
Home of William H. Harrison
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Grouseland, the home built and occupied by William Henry Harrison, breathes the atmosphere and spirit of a historic past. It is one of the most interesting historic residences in the Republic E.C. Kropp Co


Replica of First Log Church
Title:
Replica of First Log Church
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Replica of first log church, Vincennes, Indiana - Built in 1702. Where the oath of allegiance was administered by Father Gibault to the people of Vincennes when Clark took Fort Sackville, Now Vincennes, from the British Koppel Color Cards



Replica of First Log Church
Title:
Replica of First Log Church
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Built in 1702. Where the oat of allegiance was administered by Father Giboult to the people of Vincennes when Clark took Fort Sackville, now Vincennes, from the British


Grouseland
Title:
Grouseland
Vincennes Indiana (IN), White Border unused

Description:
Built by Harrison, 1801-1803. His residence while Governor of Indiana Territory. The William Henry Harrison Mansion



Historic Old Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory
Title:
Historic Old Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen PM 1948 Mar-5

Description:
St. Francis Xavier Church was founded in 1702. The present stately old Cathedral is the third church on this site and was projected in 1825, the corner stone being laid with elaborate ceremony in 1826. Its two predecessors for worship were built of logs, the first of which Indian converts assisted in erecting. Thirty-nine pastors have served this church during these many years. Seven of those have attained high positions i the church, six as bishops and one as archbishop. The four first bishops of the diocese of Vincennes are buried in the crypt of the present church. The diocese is now known as Indianapolis. The library contains some of the oldest books and rarest manuscripts in this section of the country Curt Teich & Co


Interior of the Old Cathedral Showing Magnificent Painting of Crucifixion
Title:
Interior of the Old Cathedral Showing Magnificent Painting of Crucifixion
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
In the crypt of this church lie the remains of the first four bishops of the Vincennes Diocese. The interior of this historic edifice is beautiful. The magnificent pillars supporting the ceiling are immense sycamore trees covered with masonry. Three exquisite murals adorn the sanctuary. The crucifixion is from the brush of the great European artist, Lamprecht. The stations of the cross were painted in Europe and, by a special act of Congress, were admitted to the United States, duty free. This church erected in 1826 is used daily



Grouseland - the White House of the West
Title:
Grouseland - the White House of the West
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
The house in which Gen. Harrison lived, while governor of Indiana Territory. Sometimes referred to as the "White House of the West," was erected and occupied by William Henry Harrison, the first governor of Indiana Territory and who later became the ninth president of the United States. On the lawn in front of this historic old mansion, surrounded by massive trees, was held the celebrated interview between Gov. Harrison and Chief Tecumseh with about seventy-five warriors, representing the different tribes of Indians. This old mansion has been purchased by the DAR and this patriotic organization now maintains this romantic old home which is truly a real show place for the many visitors who come to Historic Old Vincennes


Restwell Motel
Title:
Restwell Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome

Description:
45 Fully air-conditioned rooms, modern brick units, TV and garages available, beautifully furnished, telephone in all rooms. Phone TU 2-2920 U.S. 41 South



St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Parsonage and Old Historical Library
Title:
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Parsonage and Old Historical Library
Vincennes Indiana (IN), White Border unused


Sacred Heart Church, Sisters Home and Parsonage
Title:
Sacred Heart Church, Sisters Home and Parsonage
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM Jul-12



Sacred Heart Church, Sisters Home, and Parsonage
Title:
Sacred Heart Church, Sisters Home, and Parsonage
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1911 Aug-21


Harrison House
Title:
Harrison House
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1910 Sep-1



St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Library and Priests Home, erected 1826
Title:
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Library and Priests Home, erected 1826
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM Jul-18


Ancient French Dwelling
Title:
Ancient French Dwelling
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused

Description:
Oftern referred to as the Home of Alice



The Bishop Simon Brute Library
Title:
The Bishop Simon Brute Library
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
this new library, on the Old Cathedral grounds, houses some of the oldest books and documents of the nation. Three-fourths of the books were in the personal library of Bishop Brute and many date prior to 1500. Many are on parchment and bound in wood or metal Vincennes News Agency


The Old Cathedral
Title:
The Old Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome PM 1971 Jul-5

Description:
Walter H. Miller St. Francis Xavier Church dates back to 1824. It stands on the site of the first log church built as early as 1732. Within the walls of the first church, Fort Sackville was formally surrendered to George Rogers Clark in 1778. The Old Cathedral Library contains some of the oldest and rarest books in the Midwest



Holiday Inn
Title:
Holiday Inn
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
U. S. Hwys 41 & 50 & Ind. Hwy 67 600 Wheatland Road Ph: TU 2-0381 - AC:812 Air-conditioned - Restaurant Swimming Pool Free TV - Free Holidex Reservations


Log Cabin Tourist Center
Title:
Log Cabin Tourist Center
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Reconstructed from hand-hewn logs over 155 years old, the Tourist Center is maintained by Vincennes University and a trip on the "Trailblazer Railroad" to the many historical sites will be long remembered



Soldier's and Sailor's Monument
Title:
Soldier's and Sailor's Monument
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused


St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
Title:
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1915 Feb-5



North Sixth Street View
Title:
North Sixth Street View
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1911 Aug


Harrison House, Home of Ex President Wm Henry Harrison
Title:
Harrison House, Home of Ex President Wm Henry Harrison
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1910 Dec-1



The Bishop Simon Brute Library
Title:
The Bishop Simon Brute Library
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
This new library, on the Old Cathedral grounds, houses some of the oldest books and documents of the nation. Three-fourths of the books were in the personal library of Bishop Brute and many date prior to 1500. Many are on parchment and bound in wood or metal Vincennes News Agency


Vincennes University
Title:
Vincennes University
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Vincennes University, a community junior college with a modern campus and a rich heritage, has its roots deep in the history of the old Northwest Territory, offering today's students a variety of approaches to post-high school education Curt Teich & Co



Souvenir From Vincennes
Title:
Souvenir From Vincennes
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back

Description:
Series 68


An Ancient French Dwelling
Title:
An Ancient French Dwelling
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1908 May-13



Old Cathedral
Title:
Old Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused


Nationally Famed George Rogers Clark Memorial
Title:
Nationally Famed George Rogers Clark Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Erected on site of Fort Sackville. Cost with surroundings $2,500,000. The George Rogers Clark Memorial in Vincennes commemorates the winning of the old Northwest by Col. Clark and his frontiersmen in the war of the American Revolution. Clark and his little heroic army composed of about 170 men captured old Ft. Sackville here and caused the British to surrender on the morning of February 25, 1779. more than two and a half years prior to the surrender of Cornwallis to George Washington at Yorktown. The memorial was erected by the federal government and with the land surrounding involves and expenditure of over $2,500.000. Clark's achievement opened the way west to the Pacific.



Statue Of George Rogers Clark In Memorial
Title:
Statue Of George Rogers Clark In Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Statue is more than nine feet in height. This Bronze Statue of Col. Clark, the conquering hero of the Northwest, stands nine feet and two inches in height, supported on a circular fluted marble pedestal and rests on a bronze plaque in the marble floor. There is a wreath of oak and laurel surrounding the pedestal. Clark was commissioned by Gov. Patrick Henry of Virginia to capture the British forts at Kaskaskia and Cahokio and was successful in this enterprise by taking both these towns in July, 1778; Vincennes February 25, 1779. He was born in Virginia 1752 and died in 1818. He is buried in the beautiful Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.


George Rogers Clark State Memorial
Title:
George Rogers Clark State Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Commemorates the conquest of the Northwest and the Revolutionary War achievements of Gen. George Rogers Clark. Erected on banks of the Wabash River in 1936 by U.S. Gov't. on land donated by State of Indiana. This is Site of Old Fort Sackville, Captured from the British by Gen. Clark & his comrades, 1779.



Grouseland
Title:
Grouseland
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
A National Historic Landmark, built 1804 by Wm. Henry Harrison, 1st. Governor of Indiana Territory, & 9th President of the United States; owned & operated by Francis Vigo Chapter, D.A.R.


Maria Creek Campus Chapel, Vincennes University
Title:
Maria Creek Campus Chapel, Vincennes University
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
The Maria Creek Baptist Church was organized on May 20, 1809 and the present building was dedicated in June 1970. The pews and pulpits are the originals from the old church. The campus chapel is non-sectarian.



George Rogers Clark Federal Memorial
Title:
George Rogers Clark Federal Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
This memorial commemorates the winning of the old Northwest by Col. Clark and his frontiersmen in the war of the American Revolution. Clark and his little heroic army, captured old Fort Sackville here and caused the British to surrender on February 25, 1779. The memorial was erected by the federal government at a cost of some $2,500,000 on land donated by Knox County and the City of Vincennes.


George Rogers Clark, National Historical Park
Title:
George Rogers Clark, National Historical Park
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
St. Francis Xavier Church, next door to the Clark Memorial, was built 1828-36 to replace a log church that had stood close to Fort Sackville. Colonel Hamilton agreed to Clark's surrender terms in front of the first church. Named a basilica in 1970, the present church is known as the "Old Cathedral."



Indiana Territory State Memorial
Title:
Indiana Territory State Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
The Territorial Capitol - This frame building housed the sessions of the Indiana Territorial Assembly during the first thirteen years following the creation of the territory on July 4, 1800.


Knox County Court House
Title:
Knox County Court House
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused



The Bishop Simon Brute Library
Title:
The Bishop Simon Brute Library
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
This new library, on the Old Cathedral grounds, houses some of the oldest books and documents of the nation. Three-fourths of the books were in the personal library of Bishop Brute and many date prior to 1500. Many are on parchment and bound in wood or metal.


George Rogers Clark State Memorial
Title:
George Rogers Clark State Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
This memorial commemorates the winning of the old Northwest by Col. Clark and his frontiersmen in the war of the American Revolution. Clark and his little heroic army composed of about 170 men, captured old Fort Sackville here and caused the British under Gen. Hamilton to surrender on the morning of February 25,1779. This was more than 2½ years prior to the surrender of Cornwallis to George Washington at Yorktown. The memorial was erected by the federal government at a cost of some $2,500,000 on land donated by Knox County and the City of Vincennes.



Niblack Residence
Title:
Niblack Residence
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Situated on the site of an early courthouse, it was the home of Judge E. Niblack, Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, and other notables.


The Cathedral
Title:
The Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
The Cathedral on banks of the Wabash River. Mother of churches in Indiana, this bldg. was built 1826 by Father Champomier, & Stands where the first log church, built about 1732, stood. In revolutionary War times, the formal surrender to Col. Geo. Rogers Clark of the Northwest Territory occurred in the log church. Many illustrious sons of the church are buried in the crypt beneath.



The Old Cathedral
Title:
The Old Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
The Old Cathedral, erected in 1826 on the site of the first crude log church, probably built as early as 1702, is still used daily. In crypts beneath its altar Father Simon Gabriel Brute, first Bishop of Vincennes Diocese (now Indianapolis) and his immediate successors are buried.


Japanese Garden, Vincennes University
Title:
Japanese Garden, Vincennes University
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
This lovely oriental garden dedicated in 1963 was the gift of the students of Kochi University, Japan. It is in the courtyard of the Welsh Administration Building. Shircliff Humanities Center (background).



Log Cabin Tourist Center
Title:
Log Cabin Tourist Center
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Reconstructed from hand-hewn logs over 155 years old, the Tourist Center is maintained by Vincennes University and a trip on the "Trailblazer Railroad" to the many historical sites will be long remembered.


Historic Old Catholic Cathedral
Title:
Historic Old Catholic Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Library and Rectory. The Library Contains some of the oldest books and relics in the country. The old Cathedral - St. Francis Xavier Church was founded in 1702. The present stately old cathedral is the third church on this site and was projected in 1825, the corner stone being laid with elaborate ceremony in 1826. Its two predecessors for worship were built of logs, the first of which Indian converts assisted in erecting. Thirty-nine pastors have served this church during these any years. Seven of these have attained high positions in the church, six as bishops and one as archbishop. the four first bishops of the diocese of Vincennes are buried in the crypt of the present church. The diocese is now known as "Indianapolis." The library contains some of the oldest books and rarest manuscripts in this section of the country.



Holiday Inn
Title:
Holiday Inn
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
U. S. Hwys 41 & 50 & Ind. Hwy 67 600 Wheatland Road Ph: Tu 2-0381 - AC: 812 Air-conditioned - Restaurant Swimming Pool Free TV - Free Holidex Reservations. Your host from coast to coast


First Methodist Church
Title:
First Methodist Church
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1909



History Old Catholic Church, Library And Rectory
Title:
History Old Catholic Church, Library And Rectory
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
THE OLD CATHEDRAL- ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH WAS FOUNDED IN 1702. THE PRESENT STATELY OLD CATHEDRAL IS THE THIRD CHURCH ON THIS SITE AND WAS PROJECTED IN 1825, THE CORNER STONE BEING LAID WITH ELABORATE CEREMONY IN 1826. ITS TWO PREDECESSORS FOR WORSHIP WERE BUILT OF LOGS, THE FIRST OF WHICH INDIAN CONVERTS ASSISTED IN ERECTING.THIRTY-NINE PASTORS HAVE SERVED THIS CHURCH DURING THESE MANY YEARS. SEVEN OF THSE HAVE ATTAINED HIGH POSITION IN THE CHURCH, SIX AS BISHOPS AND ONE AS ARCHBISHOP. THE FIRST FOUR BISHOPS OF THE DIOCESE OF VINCENNES ARE BURIED IN THE CRYPT OF THE PRESENT CHURCH. THE DIOCESE IS NOW KNOWN AS "INDIANAPOLIS." THE LIBRARY CONTAINS SOME OF THE OLDEST BOOKS AND RAREST MANUSCRIPTS IN THIS SECTION OF THE COUNTRY.


The Old Cathedral
Title:
The Old Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
St. Francis Xavier Church was founded in 1702. The present stately old cathedral, built in 1826, is the third church on this site. Its two predecessors for worship were built of logs, the first of which Indian converts assisted in erecting.



Greetings From Vincennes
Title:
Greetings From Vincennes
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Vincennes, Ind., has long been regarded the most historical spot in the United States. Although records prove Vincennes was founded in 1702, many historians contend this now beautiful and romantic city was settled as early as 1609. Vincennes has lived under six flags, namely: Indian flag (Red), Spanish, French, British, Clark or Vincennes flag, and the American flag. Thousands of tourists representing every state in the union and many foreign countries annually come to Vincennes and visit the 32 places of historical interest. Daily more people are realizing that Vincennes is the "birth place" of what are now the great states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana.


Grouseland The White House Of The West
Title:
Grouseland The White House Of The West
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
The White House of the West. The House in which Gen. Harrison lived, while governor of Indiana territory. Sometimes referred to as the "White House of the West," was erected and occupied by William Henry Harrison, the first governor of Indiana Territory and who later became the ninth president of the United States. On the lawn in front of this historic old mansion, surrounded by massive trees, was held the celebrated interview between Gov. Harrison and chief Tecumseh with about seventy-five warriors, representing the different tribes of Indians. This old mansion has been purchased by the D. A. R. and this patriotic organization now maintains this romantic old home which is truly a real show place for the many visitors who come to Historic Old Vincennes.



Grouseland
Title:
Grouseland
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
The house in which Gen. Harrison lived, while Governor of Indiana Territory. The Harrison Mansion - Sometimes referred to as the "White House of the West," was erected and occupied by William Henry Harrison, the first governor of Indiana Territory and who later became the ninth president of the United States. On the lawn in front of this historic old mansion, surrounded by massive trees, was held the celebrated interview between Gov. Harrison and Chief Tecumseh with about seventy-five warriors. representing the different tries of Indians. this old mansion has been purchased by the D. A. R. and this patriotic organization now maintains this romantic old home which is truly a real show place for the many visitors who come to Historic Old Vincennes.


Grouseland
Title:
Grouseland
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
The White House of the West. The House in which Gen. Harrison lived, while governor of Indiana territory. Sometimes referred to as the "White House of the West," was erected and occupied by William Henry Harrison, the first governor of Indiana Territory and who later became the ninth president of the United States. On the lawn in front of this historic old mansion, surrounded by massive trees, was held the celebrated interview between Gov. Harrison and chief Tecumseh with about seventy-five warriors, representing the different tribes of Indians. This old mansion has been purchased by the D. A. R. and this patriotic organization now maintains this romantic old home which is truly a real show place for the many visitors who come to Historic Old Vincennes.



Grouseland The White House Of The West
Title:
Grouseland The White House Of The West
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen PM 1946

Description:
The house in which Gen. Harrison lived, while Governor of Indiana Territory. The Harrison Mansion - Sometimes referred to as the "White House of the West," was erected and occupied by William Henry Harrison, the first governor of Indiana Territory and who later became the ninth president of the United States. On the lawn in front of this historic old mansion, surrounded by massive trees, was held the celebrated interview between Gov. Harrison and Chief Tecumseh with about seventy-five warriors, representing the different tribes of Indianans. This old mansion has been purchased by the D. A. R. and this patriotic organization now maintains this romantic old home which is truly a real show place for the many visitors who come to Historic Old Vincennes.


Knox County Court House And Soldiers Monument
Title:
Knox County Court House And Soldiers Monument
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Said to be first Public Building Erected as Soldiers Memorial in U. S. Knox County court house erected in 1873 at a cost of more than $360,000 claimed to be first public building erected in U. S. as a soldiers memorial. Architecture exceptional. In addition to several beautiful tablets there is one in marble 21 feet high of George Rogers Clark. The sculpturing is by Andrew Barrot of Carrara, Italy. It is carved from one piece of stone and weighs four tons. Nearby stands the $50,000 soldiers monument erected in 1914.



Vincennes University Administration Building
Title:
Vincennes University Administration Building
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Vincennes University, founded as Jefferson Academy in 1801 and chartered in 1806 under its present name, is the oldest institution of higher learning west of the Allegheny Mountains and north of the Ohio River. The Pioneer School now operates as a junior school.


Historic Old Catholic Cathedral Library And Rectory
Title:
Historic Old Catholic Cathedral Library And Rectory
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
The library contains some of the oldest books and relics in the country. The Old Cathedral - St. Francis Xavier Church was founded in 1702. The present stately old Cathedral is the third church on this site and was projected in 1825, the corner stone being laid with elaborate ceremony in 1826. Its two predecessors for worship were built of logs, the first of which Indian converts assisted in erecting. Thirty-nine pastors have served this church during these many years. Seven of these have attained high positions in the church, six as bishops and one as archbishop. The four first bishops of the diocese of Vincennes are buried in the crypt of the present church. The diocese is now known as "Indianapolis." The library contains some of the oldest books and rarest manuscripts in this section of the country.



Old Legislature Hall
Title:
Old Legislature Hall
Vincennes Indiana (IN), White Border PM 1931

Description:
Over 100 years old


Grouseland
Title:
Grouseland
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
The White House of the west. The house in which Gen. Harrison lived, while Governor of Indiana territory. The Harrison Mansion-Sometimes referred to as the "White House of the West," was erected and occupied by William Henry Harrison, the first Governor of Indiana Territory and who later become the ninth president of the United States. On the lawn in front of this historic old mansion, surrounded by massive trees, was held the celebrated interview between Gov. Harrison and Chief Tecumseh with about seventy-five warriors, representing the different tribes of Indians. This old mansion has been purchased by the D. A. R. and this patriotic organization now maintains this romantic old home which is truly a real show place for the many visitors who come to Historic Old Vincennes.



Lincoln Trail State Memorial
Title:
Lincoln Trail State Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused

Description:
This Memorial marks the location where, according to tradition, Abraham Lincoln entered Illinois with his family in early March, 1830. Sculpted by Nellie Verne Walker and dedicated in 1938, is a full-length bronze figure of Lincoln set within a sculptured limestone wall panel that depicts three adults and two children walking beside an ox-driven covered wagon, with an angel leading them to their new home. Located on west end of Lincoln Memorial Bridge, off US Route 50 to IL 33 towards Vincennes.


First Infantry Band. I.N.G.
Title:
First Infantry Band. I.N.G.
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo PM 1908 Sep-18



Home of Wabash River Pearl Hunter
Title:
Home of Wabash River Pearl Hunter
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1909 Jan-12


Main Street, looking East
Title:
Main Street, looking East
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1918 Oct-07



George Rogers Clark Memorial
Title:
George Rogers Clark Memorial
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Real Photo unused


Saint Ann Tea Room
Title:
Saint Ann Tea Room
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
U.S. Routes 41 and 50



House of William Henry Harrison
Title:
House of William Henry Harrison
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Nov-19

Description:
Built in 1807


St. Rose Academy
Title:
St. Rose Academy
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused



The Cathedral
Title:
The Cathedral
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
Erected in the year of 1826 by Father Champomier. The original church was made of logs about the year of 1732 and is known as the Mother of churches in Indiana Dexter Press Inc


Yates Orchards
Title:
Yates Orchards
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome PM 1957 Sep-2

Description:
7 miles north on U.S. Highway 41



Scene on the Wabash
Title:
Scene on the Wabash
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back unused


Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Title:
Covered Wagon Lodge Motel
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen PM 1956 Jul-30

Description:
Phones 620-621 - Phone in every room. Breakfast "On the House". Tub & Shower in every room. 500 feet off highway. Television in lobby. Member AAA and Vincennes Chamber of Commerce. Individual electric heat - optional air conditioning



Clark Memorial Bridge and Plaza
Title:
Clark Memorial Bridge and Plaza
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen

Description:
This beautiful bridge marks spot where Abe Lincoln family crossed historic Wabash River 1830. This extraordinary view features the George Rogers Clark Memorial which commemorates the capture of Vincennes, (Ind.) and the Northwest from the British during the darkest days of the American Revolution. Capture occured February 25, 1779. The Lincoln Bridge shown is one of the most beautiful in the United States. It crosses the famed Wabash River


Sugar Loaf Mound
Title:
Sugar Loaf Mound
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1909 Mar-11

Description:
Built by prehistoric mound builders



Eagle Brewery
Title:
Eagle Brewery
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1943 Oct-01

Description:
Series 10906


Water Works
Title:
Water Works
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Divided Back PM 1943 Aug-11



Red Skelton Bridge
Title:
Red Skelton Bridge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
This modern bridge, which spans the Wabash River, was dedicated in 1963 in honor of Vincennes famous son, Red Skelton. Red was born in Vincennes and spent his early years here.


George Rogers Clark Memorial And Lincoln Bridge
Title:
George Rogers Clark Memorial And Lincoln Bridge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Chrome unused

Description:
This extraordinary view features the George Rogers Clark Memorial which commemorates the capture of Vincennes (Ind.) and the Northwest from the British during the darkest days of the American Revolution. Capture occurred February 25, 1779. The Lincoln Bridge shown is one of the most beautiful in the United States. It crosses the famed Wabash River, and marks the spot where the Abe Lincoln family crossed the historic Wabash River in 1830.



First M. E. Church
Title:
First M. E. Church
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Knox County Court House
Title:
Knox County Court House
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Built in 1873, cost $360,000. First public building erected in U. S. As a soldiers memorial. Knox County court house erected in 1873 at a cost of more than $360,000 claimed to be first public building erected in U. S. as a soldier's memorial. Architecture exceptional. In addition to several beautiful tablets there is one in marble 21 feet high of George Rogers Clark. the sculpturing is by Andrew Barrot of carfare, Italy. It is carved from one piece of stone and weighs four tons. Nearby stands the $50,000 soldiers monument erected in 1914.



Abraham Lincoln Memorial, Illinois Side of Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Title:
Abraham Lincoln Memorial, Illinois Side of Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Vincennes Indiana (IN), Linen unused

Description:
Memorial Marking Spot where Lincoln Family entered Illinois from Indiana 1830. Marks exact spot where in in 1830. Lincoln then 21, with his father's family entered Illinois from Indiana. Located at Illinois side of beautiful Wabash River Bridge named after the great emancipator. The Lincolns forded the Wabash River at Vincennes. Leading, in limestone, is the figure of his father, Thomas Lincoln. Hovering above is the spirit of Lincoln's dead mother. The bronze figure in the foreground is the artist's conception of Lincoln at 21. Lincoln is later years visited Vincennes on numerous occasions. He saw his first printing press in the plant of Western Sun, Vincennes in 1830. (Lincoln portrait, courtesy H. W. Fay.)




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