The history of medicine is a popular branch of scientific history and that is very true in the State of Indiana. Across much of the 19th and 20th centuries, several prominent Hoosiers took part in significant movements and practices in the medical field in an effort to make their neighbors better. Fortunately, quite a few of the sites where these people did their works still exist throughout the state.
This tour highlights sites in Indiana that house exhibits and displays pertaining to the state’s history in relation to medicine such as the Luckey Hospital Museum and the Longcliff Museum. However, this tour also contains sites where notable medical work was done in the state, such as Clay County Hospital and the Old Pathology Building at the Indiana Medical History Museum. Discover Indiana invites you to take a journey across the 19th state and learn the history of Hoosiers working to save lives!
Please keep in mind that each tour is by no means a comprehensive list of sites in Indiana related to each theme. Please be respectful of private property lines when visiting each of these sites.