Wayne County Historical Museum
This local history museum preserves and interprets the history of Wayne County through a variety of exhibits and programs. During the 1830s, Wayne County was one of the leading gateways to the West via the National Road. For much of the state's early years, Wayne County was the most populous county in Indiana. In addition to exhibits about Native American life and early settlement, the museum is home to a 3000-year old mummy. The museum also holds an impressive collection of historic automobiles, many of which were produced in Richmond.
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