On the weekend of September 17 and 18, Indiana’s bicentennial torch relay will pass through the town of Madison, and the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site will celebrate with two days of festivities. Activities include a picnic and concert, an exhibition of traditional Indiana art, and storytellers highlighting local connections to Mary Todd Lincoln as well as the history of the town’s steamboat era.
This event received funding from a Humanities Initiative Grant.
Admission Free; donations appreciated
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free tours of the Lanier Mansion and other Madison Historic Sites
11 a.m. “The Life and Tmes of Mary Todd Lincoln” with Katelyn Coyne
1 p.m. “Steamboat’s A Comin’” with Kevin Stonerock
Admission Free, donations encouraged.
5-8 p.m. Music at the Mansion/State Bicentennial Celebration
Special Exhibit Indiana Folk Arts: 200 Years of Tradition and Innovation*