953 N. County Road, 500 W.
Princeton, IN 47670
The Lyles Station Museum displays the
story of what the black community had to
endure in Lyles Station and recreates a
sense of life and learning in the town
during the 1920s, when the school was
new and the community was thriving.
Celebrating freedom & Success in
Indiana, Lyles Station stands as one
of the last remaining African American
settlements in the state. Settled in the
early 1800's this community's heritage
is preserved in the renovated Lyles
Station School. It's Heritage Classroom
provides students the opportunity to
to experience a day in the life of
school children in the early 1900's.
The school also features a museum,
gift shop, meeting facilities and a
period garden
Visiting students will experience a day in the
life of African-American school children in
the early 1900’s.

Museum Hours:
Fall Hours:
(Sept - May)
Saturdays only
1:00pm -4:00pm
or by appointment

Summer Hours
(May - Aug)
Tues - Sat
1:00pm -4:00pm

Closed Mondays, New
Years' Day, Easter,
Thanksgiving &
Christmas Day

General Admission
Adults           $5
Youth (under 17) $3
Senior Citizens   $4
(65 & older)
Please help us
preserve the
heritage of
Lyles Station.

Farming has always been a
way of life for the
residents of Lyles Station.

We are excited to host a
Dupont Pioneer seed Demo
plot, growing
soy beans, yellow corn,
white corn and grain
sorghum. Tours of the test
plots are available.

Stanley Madison, Master
Gardner, Chris MacKay & Gary
Schmidt along with many
volunteers are creating a
wonderful botanical garden.  
The gardens will feature a
period garden with flowers
that would have been available
in the early 1900’s, a butterfly
garden, a vegetable garden
using the “Three Sisters”
method, many azaleas,
daylilies and perennials. There
will also be an annuals cutting
& planting garden to enhance
the classroom field trips to
Lyles Station.
This year we have a garden
planted especially for
classroom Field trips!  Peanuts,
Popcorn, Cotton & Sweet Corn!
More Pictures to come!
Lots of culture coming to Lyles Station!
Horticulture and Agriculture that is!
Country Boys & Girls
4-H Club
lead by Chris
Heidenreich & Thomas
Ault have done an
amazing job planting a
Community Garden at
Lyles Station!

The garden contains Wax
beans, Green beans,
Carrots, Swiss Chard,
Cucumbers, Lettuce, Yellow
Squash, Cilantro & Basil.
Vegetables produced by
the garden will be
donated to organizations
helping families in Gibson
To add to the Annual Fall Corn Maze at Lyles Station, we have
planted a pumpkin patch and 20 varieties of Indian Corn!
NOW accepting reservations for Spring Field Trips!
Call us and find out how your school field trip can be free!