Sesquicentennial Trail: Conner Prairie
13400 Allisonville Road
As one of the largest outdoor museums in the country, Conner Prairie is a central place in the Fishers community. The museum offers experiences in history, art, science, and nature and is Indiana’s first Smithsonian affiliate. Visit Prairietown to immerse yourself in a 19th-century village and learn about day-to-day life in historic central Indiana. Stop by the 1816 Lenape Indian Camp to learn more about the culture and the relationship between the Lenape Indians and the American fur traders. Discover the impact of the Civil War on an Indiana town after a raid in 1863 Civil War Journey. Get a great view aboard the 1859 Balloon Voyage and be sure to check out the Jupiter Flights Balloon Festival, running from September 9 to 11, 2022.
Learn more at:
- Fishers Frights: Conner Prairie
- Broadening the storyline: Conner Prairie incorporates African American settlement into Prairietown experience
About the Trail
Take a self-guided tour of Fishers’ history, culture, and community favorites on the Fishers Sesquicentennial Trail! Now through June 2023, pick up a kids or adult trail passport from various locations around the city and begin checking off destinations as you explore. Find pick up locations, where to turn in your completed passport, and prizes here.
Learn more about Fishers’ Sesquicentennial celebration, read blog posts exploring Fishers history, listen to podcasts from special guests, and more at thisisfishers.com/Fishers150.