NSWC Crane Division, IN Museums
The Daviess County Historical Museum offers the public a chance to learn about their county's history while preserving its historic sites, artifacts, and culture. The museum is located in the former 1868 Masonic Lodge building in downtown Washington.
Houghton House was built in 1835 and belonged to William Houghton, a Major during the Civil War. The home is also said to have been a part of the Underground Railroad for fleeing slaves.
Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum features 60 sculptures over several miles of nature trails, great for a leisurely stroll and educational experience. Field trips, workshops, and events are available activities.
Richland-Plummer Covered Bridge is one of the area's oldest, well-preserved covered bridges built by Kennedy & Bridge Sons Company in 1883. This architecturally detailed bridge connects both sides of Plummer Creek.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site- Though it is a few hours west of the Crane area in Collinsville, IL, this site is a very unique and archaeologically important part of North American history. Cahokia Mounds is where the United States and Canada's largest population of prehistoric Native Americans lived from 1050-1150 A.D., and built 100-foot tall dirt mounds, equinox calendars, and where remnants of their civilization can still be seen.