The Ohio River National Freedom Corridor, in partnership with the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau, will host the inaugural 2015 Regional Underground Railroad Conference at the Eastgate Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 16-18, 2015. The Ohio River corridor has a rich legacy of abolitionist and Underground Railroad history--much of which remains untold.
On July 1, 2015, H-Net Council voted to decommission H-Indiana and several other networks dedicated to the study of the history and culture of Midwestern US states. Council also approved a plan to create a new network, H-Midwest, dedicated to Midwestern Studies. Folks interested in Indiana Studies are encouraged to look for H-Midwest on H-Net in Fall, 2015.
On July 1, 2015, H-Net Council voted to decommission H-Indiana and several other networks dedicated to the study of the history and culture of Midwestern US states. Council also approved a plan to create a new network, H-Midwest, dedicated to Midwestern Studies. Subscribers to H-Indiana will be automatically merged into H-Midwest when it is created.
In anticipation of the bicentennial of Indiana statehood, the March 2015 issue of the Indiana Magazine of History focuses on the history of the state constitution. The issue is introduced and guest-edited by former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard.
Since I originally submitted this post in March 2014, and it took about 10 months to be posted, a lot has changed with the Indiana State Library's newspaper digitization efforts.
Currently, there are nearly 150,000 Indiana newspapers pages in Chronicling America.
You are cordially invited to the 35th Annual Meeting of the Indiana Association of Historians. The event will be held on the campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis on Saturday, February 28, 2015.
This year’s theme is “Rights, Riots and Reactions,” and we have a full agenda of papers and panels. Please visit the IAH website (iahwebsite.org) for complete details and registration information.