University of Southern Indiana

Historic Southern Indiana

Historic Southern Indiana is a region abundant in historical, natural, and recreational resources. Scattered across its hills and valleys are many small towns rich in heritage. This Heritage Area contains numerous sites of historical significance, including Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, Madison, and Abraham Lincoln's boyhood home. Forests, caves, rivers, and lakes offer scenic beauty and recreational activities.

Historic Southern Indiana (HSI) is also the name of the organization dedicated to preserving, enhancing, and promoting these resources. As a community outreach program of the University of Southern Indiana, HSI hosts workshops, produces publications, conducts visitor research, and facilitates and coordinates with many groups and agencies with the goal of creating a sense of regional identity and pride. Its office is a part of the University of Southern Indiana Division of Outreach and Engagement.

News & Events

October 7-8, 2016 - 31st Annual Lincoln Colloquium
No figure in American history is more a part of the public memory than Abraham Lincoln. He has become, in fact, a part of the collective consciousness of America. He is universally recognized as one of the most significant persons in our country’s history. At this two day event, hear from scholars from around the country about Lincoln's cultural legacy.
More information & Schedule
To registration online, use course code HSI941 & course fee $60.

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