Anyone interested in old historical newspapers may be interested in the free site: www.newspapers.library.in.gov. These newspapers are part of the digital archives of the Indiana State Library. You can find newspapers from cities and towns all over Indiana.
There are issues of Lexington, IN newspapers from 1857 and 1858. You can also find issues from Scottsburg newspaper dating back to 1892 and 1902. If these are not old enough for you history buffs, there are issues from the Hanover paper dating to 1835.
These newspapers have articles from all over the United States and even Europe. Take a look and immerse yourself in an afternoon of history.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Wanda, our library Genealogy specialist. She can be reached at email@example.com