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[[Image:Center for history.jpg|left||Center for History]]The Museum Campus at Washington and Chapin streets also houses the [http://www.centerforhistory.org/ Northern Indiana Center for History]. This magnificent historic site showcases Copshaholm, the 38-room Victorian mansion of industrialist J. D. Oliver and his family. The Center also features five exhibition galleries as well as the [http://www.centerforhistory.org/kidsfirst.html Kidsfirst Children's Museum], an interactive gallery that encourages children to explore history through hands-on activities.
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Sports and Recreation around Michiana
Get out there and get moving
The South Bend Parks & Recreation Department has an exciting lineup of sports and activities for all ages and all seasons. Check out their site for the latest Class Listings and Activity Guide or for Special Events.
Potato Creek State Park
- St. Joseph County Parks (SJC Parks Web Site)
Local AttractionsFootball Hall of Fame is among the nation's premier sports shrines, preserving the history and ongoing story of college football while promoting an understanding of the positive values of the sport. The Hall of Fame is one of many programs conducted by the National Football Foundation to recognize, preserve and foster values developed through participation in amateur football.
Studebaker National Museum opened at it's new location in October, 2005. The Museum's collection of wagons, vehicles and artifacts spans 150 years of local industrial history. Within it's collection of presidential carriages is the museum’s oldest vehicle, the Lafayette carriage, built in 1824. The Museum's new home is a state-of-the-art facility reflecting the design traditions of Studebaker buildings from the 1920s and 1930s.