Discover Indiana

A project by The Public History Program at IUPUI

Discover Indiana is a project of the Public History Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, and the Indiana Historical Society. Discover Indiana also gratefully acknowledges the support of Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks for this project.

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The open air cycling track, or velodrome, before you is named for Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor. In 1899, Taylor, a renowned cyclist and world record holder from Indianapolis, became the second…