About World Famous: The Olivers and the American Dream

Due to public health concerns, many Indiana festivals and events are being canceled or rescheduled. Consult with the websites of particular events for up to date information. Please use personal discretion and follow the Indiana State Department of Health for COVID-19 related updates. The story of the Olivers’ successful achievement of the American dream is shared in The History Museum’s compelling exhibit about the family, their worldwide business, and the community in which they lived. Personal family treasures offer a perspective of a wealthy home life from the Victorian Era and Gilded Age to the Roaring Twenties and beyond. Industrial artifacts provide a behind-the-scenes look at the innovation that developed the best-selling plow in the world, one that provided the livelihood for thousands. A showcase of their contributions to the community heighten awareness of ways the Oliver family changed the physical fabric of their hometown.