|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.
(May - Aug)
Mon - Sat
1:00pm -4:00pm (CST)
(Sept - May)
1:00pm -4:00pm (CST)
or by appointment
Closed Mondays, New
Years' Day, Easter,
Thanksgiving & Christmas
Youth (under 17) $3
Senior Citizens $4
(65 & older)
|Please help us preserve the
We are taking reservations
NOW for the the Lyles
for the 2013/14 school year
Click the trunk for more details
|THE LYLES STATION HISTORICAL SCHOOL & MUSEUM PRESENTS ...
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
AN INTERACTIVE NIGHT OF HISTORY
|Travel through time and the grounds of Lyles Station, dropping keys in a
box . Watch the characters wake up to tell you the story of their life.
Available Nightly beginning May 2014
|AARON R. FISHER of Lyles Station,
a soldier of WWI, was awarded the
Distinguished Service Cross for
what U.S. Army called his
“extraordinary heroism in action.”
And many more...
|FREDERICK DOUGLASS the first
nationally known African American
leader in U.S. history.
|WILLIAM H. ROUNDTREE resident
from Lyles Station who became the
first black postmaster north of the
The public is invited to attend the 2014 Lyles Station Historic School &
Museum's Art Show featuring artwork created by Gibson County high
The artwork will be displayed Saturdays in December plus December 7,
14, 21 and January 3 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The Princeton Community Intermediate School's "Singing Tigers" will
perform Christmas carols December 21st at 6pm.
Admission is free. Please join us to celebrate Christmas and support
our local art students.
For more information, call 812-779-7456.