Introduction to Vincennes, Indiana
Vincennes was founded in 1732 by François Morgan M. de Vincennes. Native American tribes originally resided in this area. In 1763, Vincennes became a part of the British Empire and was included as a part of the Unites States in the late 1700s. Vincennes became the capital of Indiana in 1800 and served that position until 1813.
Vincennes and nearby Attractions
- George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
- Forts of Vincennes - Indiana
- Indiana Military Museum
- Vincennes State Historic Sites
- White Oak State Fishing Area
Air transportation is available from Evansville Regional Airport.
Vincennes Higher Education
Vincennes University is the local university. Some of the other colleges and universities offering higher educational facilities in the area include the University of Evansville, Ivy Tech State College - Wabash Valley and the University of Southern Indiana.