Indiana Landmarks News

Hidden Gems

Downtown Vevay, Swiss Wine Festival
Events, Hidden Gems

Switzerland County’s wine-making heritage dates back more than 200 years, a local tradition the community celebrates each summer during the Swiss Wine Festival in Vevay.

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Musee de Venoge
Events, Hidden Gems, Tours

From fire-fodder to restored rarity, Vevay’s Musee De Venoge tells a story worth learning. Enjoy an 1815-style Fourth of July celebration at the living history museum, June 30 and July 1.

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Working Men's Institute, New Harmony
Hidden Gems

Part library, part museum, part memorial to a Utopian dream, the Working Men’s Institute in New Harmony offers a unique glimpse of early nineteenth-century history and one man’s commitment to the power of knowledge.

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Goshen Police Booth
Hidden Gems

At the corner of Main and Lincoln on Goshen’s courthouse square, an unassuming building gave the people of Goshen the reassurance they needed to sleep peacefully at night during the Great Depression.

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Tyson Methodist Temple, Versailles
Hidden Gems

James Tyson, Versailles native and co-founder of Walgreen’s, left his hometown an impressive architectural legacy in the form of Tyson Methodist Temple.

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Marktown, East Chicago, Indiana
Hidden Gems

Sandwiched between East Chicago’s hulking steel mills and refineries, the quaint anachronism called Marktown originated in 1917 as a planned community for workers

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Hidden Gems

Goethe Link, a surgeon and a founder of the IU School of Medicine, was also an avid stargazer that in 1939 he built an observatory at his country house in northwest Morgan County.

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Cambridge City, Indiana
Hidden Gems

The transportation history that shaped Cambridge City remains evident today in early nineteenth-century architecture and an annual festival.

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Indiana War Memorial Shrine Room
Hidden Gems

Among the historic war memorials in our Hoosier homeland, the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis is a blockbuster, and its star is the Shrine Room.

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