Pounding the Pavement: Destinations Along the Old National Road

Virtual talk highlights historic stops and hidden gems worth exploring on the historic byway in Indiana.

In Hancock County, the Historic National Road travels through the Downtown Greenfield Historic District, where shops, restaurants, and businesses fill historic buildings, including the 1895 Greenfield Masonic Temple, now an events venue. (Photo: Lee Lewellen)

August 5, 2021

6-7 p.m. EDT
Online Event

For communities across Indiana, the National Road serves as both downtown thoroughfare and as a common pathway connecting the state from east to west. Join Bob Hunt and Larry Messing of the Indiana National Road Association for a virtual talk, “Pounding the Pavement: Destinations Along the Old National Road,” highlighting historic stops and hidden gems, from 1830s homes to mid-century roadside attractions.

Sponsored by Indiana Landmarks’ affinity group Indiana Automotive. The talk is free with RSVP. Make your reservation online using the form below, by visiting inra21.eventbrite.com, or by calling 317-639-4534.


The Indiana National Road Association works to preserve, protect, and promote the Historic National Road across the Hoosier state to save our history, interpret our heritage, develop tourism and boost economic development. Learn more: indiananationalroad.com.

Indiana Landmarks’ Indiana Automotive affinity group welcomes members interested in the early auto visionaries and the preservation of the cars they made, their factories, showrooms, and homes, and the landscaped parkways and roadside architecture birthed by the auto age. Learn more: indianalandmarks.org/indiana-automotive.

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