Marshall Major Taylor

Indiana history, inventions celebrated at Indianapolis Int’l Airport

World champion cyclist Marshall “Major” Taylor (above), basketball star Larry Bird and television inventor Philo Farnsworth are among the Indiana-based inventors celebrated in an exhibit at the Indianapolis International Airport through August 23rd.

Put together by Indiana Humanities, the exhibit includes short films about notable Hoosiers and invites passengers to build a a pyramid of success, engage in a debate, pose as a mascot, learn about items invented in Indiana and hop on a bicycle to try and match Major Taylor’s track speed.

The exhibit will be on display in Civic Plaza, the pre-security public area.