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The Bend's Civil Rights Museum

Once a dilapidated building, the former Engman Public Natatorium now tells important stories. The natatorium experienced a rebirth in 2010 when it was dedicated as the Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center. It's since become an important public gathering space and an attraction…

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Take a History Tour of The Bend

An iconic moment in the Civil Rights Movement has connections to The Bend. Unveiled in June 2017 at Leighton Plaza in downtown South Bend, a statue (pictured above) commemorates a historic photo capturing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, former president of the University of…

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Take an Arts Tour of South Bend Mishawaka

Our community is home to a wide array of arts offerings. Those looking to take in some great behind the scenes tours, catch a performance, or stroll impressive galleries will find an abundance of options while visiting South Bend Mishawaka. Morris Performing Arts Center This historic theatre is home…

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