School of the Artifact: Ceramics @ The History Center
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


One of the least discussed artifact classes recovered from the Fort Ouiatenon archaeological excavations is the ceramic assemblage. In this program you’ll see the material, discuss its function and where it was made, and compare the collection to other French Colonial sites. 
This program is presetned by Leslie Martin Conwell and David Hovde. Sponsored by the National Group.
This event is graciously sponsored by the National Group.


Spring Vale Cemetery Tour: Part 2 @ Spring Vale Cemetery
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Back by popular demand!
In December 1868, the Spring Vale Cemetery Association was organized, and a 150 acre tract two miles northeast of the city in the Longlois Reserve was purchased. It was laid out into 35 sections, in the rural cemetery style. Come learn more about this cemetery and some of the early Tippecanoe County residents buried here.
This walking tour is self guided, and a map will be provided. Docents will be stationed around the cemetery to talk about various burials.
Parking will be indicated inside the cemetery, to the left after entering the grounds.
This event is free and open to the public, no reservations required. Donations will be accepted and appreciated.


Walking Tour of State Street @ West Lafayette Public Library
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join History Librarian Devon Roddel and volunteers on a FREE walking tour of Historic State Street! This self guided tour will begin at the West Lafayette Public Library with docents stationed throughout State Street.
This program is presented in partnership between the Tippecanoe County Historical Association and the West Lafayette Public Library.