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State Fair Coliseum
This August, the Indiana State Fair celebrates the “Year of the Coliseum” to highlight the recently revamped centerpiece of the fairgrounds.

Following a $63 million renovation, the 1939 Coliseum is a twenty first-century venue which pays tribute to its history and architectural design.
Relocated and repurposed
Replacement of Houck Bridge (Putnam County Bridge #146) meant one less historic metal span in Putnam County. But that county’s loss has been Carroll County’s gain.

Residents gathered on July 5 to dedicate the relocated and restored Houck Bridge, now known as Gray Bridge, in Carroll County.
Puttin' on the Ritz
If you find that popcorn and a movie on the big screen exceeds your budget, try visiting a historic small-town theater like the Ritz in downtown Rensselaer.

Built in 1928 as a vaudeville house and rehabbed in 2007, the Ritz is a modest vintage movie theater, not the fancy atmospheric sort of venue.


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Rensselaer Movable Feast

Rensselaer Movable Feast

Join Indiana Landmarks on August 2 for the Rensselaer Movable Feast, featuring three delicious courses at local landmarks, including the 1917 Craftsman-style Parker House.


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Ritz Cinema, Rensselaer

Vintage entertainment

The Ritz in Rensselaer is the friendly kind of place that will close for an 80th birthday party and screen the vintage movie that played there on the woman’s first date with her husband.


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Indiana Landmarks Center

Indiana Landmarks Center

Unique historic venue for weddings, receptions, events, corporate meetings & parties. Free parking.


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