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THE HAUTE | 017 GUÉRIN LEGACY

More than 160 years after her death, the lasting legacy of Mother Theodore Guérin continues to have an impact beyond Terre Haute & Vigo County, and around the world. The foundress of the Sisters of Providence is the eighth American saint and the first from Indiana.

Welcome to The Haute, a video series showcasing the great community of Terre Haute and Vigo County, Indiana. Join us as we explore & experience this great place to live, work, play & do business.

THE HAUTE VIDEO SERIES

001: VIGO COUNTY COURTHOUSE
The Vigo County Courthouse has overlooked the Wabash Valley since 1886, and continues to stand in service of county court business today. The Haute's premiere episode offers a quick video tour of the grand old structure.

002: LAUNCH TERRE HAUTE
Launch Terre Haute provides startup businesses, entrepreneurs, freelancers and emerging innovative companies with flexible enterprise space and collaborative business resources to help Terre Haute's entrepreneurial community flourish in the digital marketplace.

003: SWOPE ART MUSEUM
The Swope Art Museum is known for its extraordinary collection of 2,500 works of American Art. The collection earned the distinction in 2010 as one of USA Today's top 10 great places to see art in smaller cities. Admission is free.

004: SKI TERRE HAUTE
With the 2018 Winter Olympics set to begin tonight, we thought it would be a good time to break out the snow skis, buckle in for the ride and Ski Terre Haute. While you're watching, we'll just wait right here and hope for a little snow.

005: THE CORDELL COLLECTION
Inside the unassuming walls of Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University, lies one of the largest and most important dictionary collections in the world. Explore the Cordell Collection and a few of its fascinating volumes.

006: RIVERSCAPE

Riverscape is transforming the face of Terre Haute’s waterfront as it works to restore and reshape the banks of the Wabash.

007: TERRE HAUTE REGIONAL AIRPORT

One of the busiest airports in the state, Terre Haute Regional Airport was awarded the Aviation Association of Indiana's Airport of the Year honor in 2017. A regional airport offers vital infrastructure and a competitive economic advantage for a community in the global marketplace.

008: TERRE HAUTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Formed in 1926 and performing continuously since, the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra is the longest-standing professional orchestra in the state of Indiana.

009: GRIFFIN BIKE PARK

 

With more than 18 miles of woodland trails and a variety of features in terrain, skills & water skills parks, Griffin Bike Park is a national-caliber riding area and recreational tourism destination for mountain biking enthusiasts. The park has been recognized for its design with awards from park & recreation organizations, along with recognition from mountain biking organizations.

010: HULMAN MINI SPEEDWAY

In the spring of 2018, the Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association moved from its home of nearly 60 years to a new, state-of-the-art racing facility, bringing with it the storied name - Hulman Mini-Speedway. In quarter-midget racing, boys and girls as young as 5 years old take the wheel of the scaled-down race cars.

011: THE TRAILS SYSTEM

With more than 18 miles of paved trails, and even more nature trails, bike trails and footpaths, Terre Haute & Vigo County’s wide-ranging trail system will fit your lifestyle, and open your eyes to the beauty of our Indiana home.

012: MIRACLE ON 7TH STREET

Downtown Terre Haute comes alive with the spirit of Christmas during the annual Miracle on 7th Street, the official welcome to the holiday season.

013: CANDLES HOLOCAUST MUSEUM

Founded by Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor in 1995, CANDLES Holocaust Museum & Education Center educates people about the atrocities of the Holocaust, the dangers of prejudice & the power of forgiveness through exhibits, programs and Eva's personal journey.

014: TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

The 26,000-square-foot Terre Haute Children’s Museum in downtown Terre Haute is a 3-story playland where education & fun collide in exploration, learning and discovery. More than 56,000 guests visit the museum each year.

015: REX BASEBALL

 

REX Baseball carries on Terre Haute's hardball heritage as members of the Prospect League, one of the most competitive summer collegiate wooden bat leagues in the nation. The Rex were Prospect League Champions in 2015 & 2018, and hold the league's single-season record for their 43-17 finish in 2015. 

016: CROSSROADS DRAGWAY

Terre Haute's Crossroads Dragway one of only three NHRA-sanctioned tracks in the state of Indiana. The 1/8th mile drag strip was named the NHRA North Central Division's Track of the Year in 2015 and 2017.

017: GUÉRIN LEGACY

More than 160 years after her death, the lasting legacy of Mother Theodore Guérin continues to have an impact beyond Terre Haute & Vigo County, and around the world. The foundress of the Sisters of Providence is the eighth American saint and the first from Indiana.

BONUS VIDEOS

THE FOURTH OF JULY IN THE HAUTE

A look back at Terre Haute's Independence Day celebrations. Video made possible by FIRST FINANCIAL BANK.

THE GILDED DOME

Our courthouse dome hasn't always been golden.

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