Behold the beauty of Indiana’s most famous and historic river!
Journey back in time to when the lands around the Wabash River were America’s Western frontier – a world as wild as it was beautiful. Meet the people and places that make up the river’s rich history.
Produced for Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration in 2016, this film tells the story of Indiana’s state river, following its course from the headwaters in Ohio to its end new New Harmony.
Immediately following the screening there will be short presentation and question and answer session by the documentary’s producer, writer and director, Susanne Schwibs.
This program is in conjunction with Historic New Harmony’s hosting of Water/Ways.
Water/Ways has been made possible in Indiana by Indiana Humanities. Water/Ways is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress. Water/Ways was adapted from an exhibition organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (www.amnh.org
), and the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul (www.smm.org
), in collaboration with Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland; The Field Museum, Chicago; Instituto Sangari, Sao Paulo, Brazil; National Museum of Australia, Canberra; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada; San Diego Natural History Museum; and Science Centre Singapore with PUB Singapore.