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ABOVE: An Indiana Landmarks Center tour of Monument Circle. Photo provided by Indiana Landmarks Center and used with written permission.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753408]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726374]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726739]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751863]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752415]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751477]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759179]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759391]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759725]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788334]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795319]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795696]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793544]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788682]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774467]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735111]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741334]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741674]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742515]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748762]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #784902]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771736]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781830]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781935]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767811]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787981]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795628]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799126]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713187]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757733]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759917]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763787]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778696]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778072]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716569]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749242]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799460]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764166]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752132]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786617]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782224]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796083]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786991]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787152]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753409]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751478]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759180]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759392]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759726]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726375]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726740]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751864]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752416]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793545]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788335]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795697]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795320]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788683]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748763]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735112]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741335]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741675]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742516]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774468]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #784903]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771737]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767812]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781831]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781936]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799127]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787982]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795629]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757734]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749980]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759918]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763788]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713188]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778697]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778073]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749243]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799461]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764167]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786618]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782225]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796084]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786992]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787153]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753410]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751865]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752417]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759181]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759393]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759727]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751479]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726376]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726741]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793546]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788336]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795321]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795698]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788684]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735113]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741336]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741676]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742517]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748764]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774469]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #784904]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781832]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781937]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767813]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771738]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787983]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799128]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795630]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749981]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713189]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757735]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759919]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763789]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778698]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778074]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749244]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799462]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764168]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782226]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786619]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796085]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752133]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786993]

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Friday, August 25, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787154]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753411]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751480]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726377]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726742]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751866]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752418]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759182]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759394]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759728]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795322]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788337]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793547]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795699]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788685]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774470]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742627]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748765]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735114]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741337]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741677]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759920]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763790]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749982]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787984]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795631]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799129]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767814]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781833]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781938]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778699]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778075]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749245]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799463]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764169]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771739]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782227]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786620]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789508]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796086]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752134]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787073]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787251]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Twilight Tours at West Baden Springs.

Meet costumed characters from the historic hotel's colorful past, including reenactments of Walter Hagen, the Unsinkable Molly Brown, cowboy Tom Mix, attorney Clarence Darrow, and others. $10-$15. Info: 866-571-8687.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8538 West Baden Avenue, West Baden Springs, Orange County.
twilighttours2017.eventbrite.com/ [Ref #794625]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753412]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751867]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752419]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759395]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759729]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751481]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726378]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726743]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795323]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795700]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793548]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788338]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788686]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774471]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735115]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742667]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763791]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795632]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781834]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778700]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764170]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 12:00 PM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799134]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 12:00 PM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788097]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789521]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799553]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796087]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752135]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748876]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741455]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778092]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786621]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782228]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771740]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787099]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787277]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753413]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726379]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726744]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751482]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751868]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752420]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759396]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759730]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795324]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788339]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793549]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795701]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788687]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774472]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735116]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741678]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742518]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #784905]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767815]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795633]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799130]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787985]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763792]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757736]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713190]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778701]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778076]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764171]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752136]

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Monday, August 28, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787155]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753414]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759183]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759397]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759731]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751869]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752421]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726380]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726745]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751483]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788340]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795325]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795702]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793550]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788688]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774473]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748766]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735117]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741338]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741679]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742519]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #784906]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781939]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767816]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771741]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799131]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787986]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795634]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759921]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763793]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757737]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713191]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778702]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778077]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716518]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749246]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799464]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764172]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786622]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782229]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796088]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786994]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787156]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753415]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726381]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726746]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751484]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759184]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759398]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

ee event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759732]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751870]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752422]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793551]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788341]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795326]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795703]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788689]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774474]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735118]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741339]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741680]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742520]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748767]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #784907]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767817]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771742]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781835]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781940]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787987]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799132]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795635]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759922]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763794]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757738]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713192]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778703]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778078]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716570]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749247]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799465]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764173]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786623]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782230]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796089]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752137]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786995]

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787157]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753416]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751485]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726382]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726747]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751871]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752423]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759185]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759399]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759733]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795327]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788342]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793552]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795704]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788690]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774475]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748768]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735119]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741340]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741681]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742521]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #784908]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767818]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781836]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781941]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771743]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787988]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795636]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799133]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759923]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763795]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749983]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713193]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778704]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #778079]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749248]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799466]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764174]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786624]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782231]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796090]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786996]

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Thursday, August 31, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787158]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753417]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751486]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759186]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759400]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759734]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726383]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726748]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751872]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752424]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795705]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788343]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793553]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795328]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788691]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774476]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748769]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735120]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741341]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741682]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742522]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798479]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787989]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795637]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799135]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749984]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757739]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713194]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759924]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763796]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767819]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781837]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781942]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771744]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778705]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779447]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799467]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749249]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764175]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786625]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782232]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752138]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796091]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786997]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787159]

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Friday, September 1, 2017, 6:00 PM.
IDADA First Friday Art Tour in Indianapolis.

Take a self-guided tour of numerous galleries across the city, open from 6 to 9 PM on the first Friday of each month. Info: 317-997-5933.
Location: IDADA First Friday Art Tour, Multiple Venues, Indianapolis, Marion County.
idada.org/ [Ref #750737]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753418]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751873]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752425]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751487]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759187]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759401]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759735]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726384]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726749]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795706]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788344]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795329]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793554]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788692]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774477]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735121]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741342]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741683]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742628]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748770]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749985]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759925]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763797]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757740]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799136]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787990]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795638]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767820]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781838]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781943]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778706]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779448]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Catacombs Tour at the Indianapolis City Market.

Take a tour of the mysterious underground catacombs below the City Market. May 6 & 20, June 3 & 17, July 8 & 22, Aug. 5 & 19, Sept. 2 & 16, Oct. 7, 21, 28: 11 AM, 11:30 AM, 12 PM, 12:30 PM, or 1 PM. Advance tickets required. Info: 317-639-4534.
Location: Indianapolis City Market, 222 East Market Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2q7jPKP [Ref #770583]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749250]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799468]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764176]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771745]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786626]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782233]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789509]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796092]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752139]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787074]

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Saturday, September 2, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787252]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753419]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751874]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752426]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726385]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726750]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751488]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759402]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759736]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795707]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795330]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788345]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793555]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788693]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774478]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742668]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735122]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763798]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795639]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781839]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778707]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764177]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 12:00 PM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799208]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 12:00 PM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788098]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799554]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789522]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796093]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741456]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752140]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748877]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782234]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779449]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786627]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771746]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787100]

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Sunday, September 3, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787278]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753420]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751489]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751875]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752427]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759403]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759737]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726386]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726751]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795708]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795331]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788346]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793556]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788694]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774479]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735123]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741684]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742523]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798480]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787991]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795640]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713195]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763799]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767821]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778708]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779450]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764178]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752141]

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Monday, September 4, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787160]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753421]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751876]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752428]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726387]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726752]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751490]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759188]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759404]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759738]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795709]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788347]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795332]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793557]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788695]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735124]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741343]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741685]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742524]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748771]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774480]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798481]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787992]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799138]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795641]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767822]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781944]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771747]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757741]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759926]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763800]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713196]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778709]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779451]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799469]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716519]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749251]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764179]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782235]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786628]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796094]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786998]

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787161]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753422]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726388]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726753]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759189]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759405]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759739]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751877]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752429]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751491]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795710]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788348]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793558]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795333]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788696]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748772]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735125]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741344]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741686]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742525]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774481]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798482]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799139]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787993]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795642]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771748]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781840]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781945]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767823]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757742]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713197]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759927]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763801]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778710]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779452]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799470]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716571]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749252]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764180]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786629]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782236]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752142]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796095]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #786999]

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787162]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753423]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751878]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752430]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759190]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759406]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759740]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751492]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726389]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726754]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795711]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795334]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788349]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793559]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788697]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774482]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735126]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741345]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741687]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742526]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748773]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798483]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799140]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787994]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795643]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749986]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713198]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757743]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759928]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763802]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767824]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781841]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781946]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771749]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778711]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779453]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799471]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749253]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764181]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782237]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786630]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796096]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787000]

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Thursday, September 7, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787163]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753424]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726390]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726755]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751879]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752431]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751493]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759191]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759407]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759741]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795712]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795335]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793560]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788350]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788698]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748774]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735127]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741346]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741688]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742527]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774483]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798484]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799141]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787995]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795644]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767825]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771750]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781842]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781947]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713199]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759929]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763803]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757744]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749987]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778712]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779454]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799472]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749254]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764182]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782238]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786631]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752143]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796097]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787001]

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Friday, September 8, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787164]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753425]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726391]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726756]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751880]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752432]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751494]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759192]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759408]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759742]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795713]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795336]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793561]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788351]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788699]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774484]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735128]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741347]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741689]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742629]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748775]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749988]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759930]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763804]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799142]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787996]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795645]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781843]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781948]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767826]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778713]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779455]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749255]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799473]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764183]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786632]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771751]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782239]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789510]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796098]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752144]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787075]

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Saturday, September 9, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787253]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753426]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751881]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752433]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759409]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759743]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751495]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726392]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726757]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795714]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795337]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788352]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793562]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788700]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774485]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742669]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735129]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763805]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795646]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781844]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778714]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764184]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 12:00 PM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799209]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 12:00 PM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788099]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799555]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789523]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796099]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741457]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752145]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748878]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779456]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782240]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771752]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786633]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787101]

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Sunday, September 10, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787279]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753427]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751496]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751882]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752434]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759410]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759744]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726393]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726758]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795715]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788353]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793563]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795338]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788701]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774486]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735130]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741690]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742528]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798485]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787997]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795647]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713200]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763806]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757745]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767827]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778715]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779457]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764185]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752146]

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Monday, September 11, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787165]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753428]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726394]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726759]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751883]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752435]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751497]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759193]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759411]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759745]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788354]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795716]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795339]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793564]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788702]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735131]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741348]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741691]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742529]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748776]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774487]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798486]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799144]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787998]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795648]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767828]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771753]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781949]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757746]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759931]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763807]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713201]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778716]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779458]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799474]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716520]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749256]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764186]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786634]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782241]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796100]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787002]

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787166]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753429]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751498]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759194]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759412]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759746]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726395]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726760]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751884]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752436]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788355]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795717]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795340]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793565]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788703]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748777]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735132]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741349]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741692]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742530]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774488]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798487]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799145]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #787999]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795649]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767829]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781845]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781950]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771754]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757747]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713202]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759932]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763808]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778717]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779459]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799475]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716572]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749257]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764187]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782242]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786635]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752147]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796101]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787003]

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787167]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753430]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751499]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759195]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759413]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759747]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751885]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752437]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726396]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726761]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793566]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795718]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795341]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788356]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788704]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774489]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748778]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735133]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741350]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741693]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742531]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798488]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799146]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788000]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795650]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749989]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713203]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757748]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759933]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763809]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771755]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781846]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781951]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767830]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778718]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779460]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799476]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749258]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764188]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786636]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782243]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796102]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787004]

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787168]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753431]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726397]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726762]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751500]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751886]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752438]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759196]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759414]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759748]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793567]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795719]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795342]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788357]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788705]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735134]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741351]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741694]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742532]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748779]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774490]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798489]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799147]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788001]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795651]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767831]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781847]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781952]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771756]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749990]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757749]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759934]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763810]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713204]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778719]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779461]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799477]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749259]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764189]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782244]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786637]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752148]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796103]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787005]

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Friday, September 15, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787169]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753432]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751887]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752439]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759197]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759415]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759749]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726398]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726763]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751501]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793568]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795720]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795343]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788358]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788706]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774491]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742630]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748780]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735135]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741352]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741695]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749991]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759935]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763811]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799148]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788002]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795652]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767832]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781848]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781953]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778720]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779462]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Catacombs Tour at the Indianapolis City Market.

Take a tour of the mysterious underground catacombs below the City Market. May 6 & 20, June 3 & 17, July 8 & 22, Aug. 5 & 19, Sept. 2 & 16, Oct. 7, 21, 28: 11 AM, 11:30 AM, 12 PM, 12:30 PM, or 1 PM. Advance tickets required. Info: 317-639-4534.
Location: Indianapolis City Market, 222 East Market Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/2q7jPKP [Ref #770584]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749260]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799478]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764190]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771757]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782245]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786638]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789511]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796104]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752149]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787076]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787254]

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Saturday, September 16, 2017, 7:00 PM.
Twilight Tours at West Baden Springs.

Meet costumed characters from the historic hotel's colorful past, including reenactments of Walter Hagen, the Unsinkable Molly Brown, cowboy Tom Mix, attorney Clarence Darrow, and others. $10-$15. Info: 866-571-8687.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8538 West Baden Avenue, West Baden Springs, Orange County.
twilighttours2017.eventbrite.com/ [Ref #794626]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753433]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751888]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752440]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751502]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759416]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759750]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726399]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726764]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795344]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793569]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795721]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788359]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788707]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774492]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742670]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735136]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763812]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795653]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781849]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778721]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764191]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 12:00 PM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799210]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 12:00 PM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788100]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799556]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789524]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796105]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752150]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741458]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748879]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786639]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779463]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782246]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771758]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787102]

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Sunday, September 17, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787280]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753434]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751503]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726400]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726765]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751889]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752441]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759417]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759751]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795722]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793570]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795345]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788360]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788708]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774493]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735137]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741696]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742533]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798490]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788003]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795654]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763813]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757750]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713205]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767833]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778722]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779464]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764192]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752151]

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Monday, September 18, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787170]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753435]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751504]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751890]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752442]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726401]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726766]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759198]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759418]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759752]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795723]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793571]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788361]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795346]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788709]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735138]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741353]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741697]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742534]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748781]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774494]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798491]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788004]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795655]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799150]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767834]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781954]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771759]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759936]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763814]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757751]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713206]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778723]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779465]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799479]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716521]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749261]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764193]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786640]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782247]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796106]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787006]

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787171]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753436]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726402]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726767]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759199]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759419]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759753]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751505]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751891]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752443]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788362]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795724]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793572]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795347]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788710]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748782]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735139]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741354]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741698]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742535]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774495]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798492]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788005]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799151]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795656]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771760]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781850]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781955]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767835]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713207]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757752]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759937]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763815]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778724]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779466]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799480]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716573]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749262]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764194]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782248]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786641]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752152]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796107]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787007]

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787172]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753437]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751892]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752444]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751506]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726403]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726768]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759200]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759420]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759754]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788363]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795725]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793573]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795348]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788711]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774496]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735140]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741355]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741699]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742536]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748783]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798493]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788006]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799152]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795657]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749992]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757753]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759938]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763816]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713208]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767836]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781851]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781956]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771761]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778725]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779467]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799481]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749263]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764195]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786642]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782249]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796108]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787008]

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Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787173]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753438]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751507]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759201]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759421]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759755]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726404]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726769]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751893]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752445]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788364]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795726]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793574]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795349]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788712]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748784]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735141]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741356]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741700]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742537]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774497]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798494]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788007]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799153]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795658]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767837]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771762]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781852]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781957]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757754]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749993]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759939]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763817]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713209]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778726]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779468]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799482]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749264]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764196]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786643]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782250]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752153]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796109]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787009]

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Friday, September 22, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787174]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753439]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751508]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759202]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759422]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759756]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751894]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752446]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726405]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726770]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788365]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795727]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793575]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795350]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788713]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774498]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742631]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748785]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735142]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741357]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741701]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749994]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759940]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763818]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788008]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799154]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795659]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781853]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781958]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767838]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778727]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779469]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749265]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799483]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764197]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782251]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771763]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786644]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796110]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789512]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752154]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787077]

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Saturday, September 23, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787255]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753440]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751895]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752447]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726406]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726771]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751509]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759423]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759757]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788366]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795728]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793576]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795351]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788714]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774499]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735143]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742671]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763819]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795660]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781854]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778728]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764198]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 PM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788101]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 PM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799211]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799557]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796111]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for details. Info: 765-268-2530.
Location: Adams Mill, County Road S 75 East, Cutler, Carroll County.
adams-mill.org/ [Ref #789525]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748880]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752155]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741459]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779470]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786645]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771764]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782252]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787103]

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Sunday, September 24, 2017, 4:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787281]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753441]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751510]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759758]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751896]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752448]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726407]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726772]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759424]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788367]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795729]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793577]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795352]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788715]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774500]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735144]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741702]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742538]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798495]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788009]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795661]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757755]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713210]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763820]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767839]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778729]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779471]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764199]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752156]

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Monday, September 25, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787175]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753442]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751511]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759203]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759425]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751897]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752449]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759759]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726408]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726773]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795353]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795730]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793578]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788368]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788716]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748786]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735145]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741358]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741703]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742539]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774501]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798496]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799156]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788010]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795662]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767840]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771765]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781959]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713211]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757756]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759941]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763821]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778730]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779472]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799484]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716522]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749266]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764200]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782253]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786646]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796112]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787010]

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787176]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753443]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726409]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726774]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759760]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751512]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759204]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759426]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751898]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752450]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788369]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795731]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795354]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793579]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788717]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735146]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741359]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741704]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742540]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748787]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774502]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798497]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799157]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788011]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795663]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767841]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781855]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781960]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771766]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757757]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713212]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759942]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763822]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778731]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779473]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799485]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749267]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Public Tour of Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tours are typically offered on Tue/Wed at 11 AM, 1 and 3 PM and take about one hour. Please note that tours may be pre-empted by special events. $7-$10. Info: 317-262-8600.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lucasoilstadium.com/ [Ref #716574]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764201]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786647]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782254]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752157]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796113]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787011]

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787177]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753444]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751899]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752451]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759761]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726410]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726775]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751513]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759205]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759427]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793580]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795732]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795355]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788370]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788718]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774503]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748788]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735147]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741360]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741705]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742541]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798498]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799158]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788012]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795664]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759943]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763823]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757758]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749995]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713213]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771767]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781856]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781961]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767842]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778732]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779474]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799486]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749268]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764202]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782255]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786648]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796114]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787012]

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Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787178]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753445]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759762]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751900]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752452]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751514]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759206]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759428]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726411]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726776]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793581]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795733]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795356]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788371]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788719]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735148]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741361]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741706]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742542]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748789]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774504]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 9:30 AM.
Free Plant Tour at the Toyota Factory in Gibson County.

Explore the visitors center and take a tour of the plant. Ages 6+ only with an adult. Free admission. See Web site for reservations, available most weekdays at 9:30 and 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM (tour times may vary). Info: 888-696-9211.
Location: Toyota Indiana Visitors Center, 4000 S Tulip Tree Drive, Princeton, Gibson County.
tourtoyotaindiana.com/ [Ref #798499]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799159]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788013]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795665]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767843]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781857]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781962]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771768]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749996]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Tour of the Annie Oakley Perfumery in Ligonier.

Visit the only perfumery in America, tour the factory, sample fragrances and essences. Open year round, Mon-Fri, 10 AM to 5 PM. $5 (Then $5 off $10 or more purchase). Info: 260-894-7219.
Location: Annie Oakley Perfumery, 300 Johnson Street, Ligonier, Noble County.
annieoakley.com/ [Ref #713214]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759944]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763824]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Public Tour at Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory in Howard County.

See the technique of making art in art sheet glass form at America's oldest art glass company. Tours offered Mon-Fri at 10 AM only. $2-$5. Info: 765-457-1829.
Location: Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory, 1310 South Market Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
kog.com/location-and-tour-info.html [Ref #757759]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778733]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779475]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799487]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749269]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764203]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786649]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782256]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Joseph Moore Museum Open at Earlham College.

Natural history exhibits, story times, planetarium shows, animal encounters, and more. Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun: 1-5 PM. Free admission, open to the public. Info: 765-983-1303.
Location: Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, Wayne County.
earlham.edu/jmm [Ref #752158]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Hillforest Victorian House Museum Open in Aurora.

Take a tour of this stately 1855 Italian Renaissance mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apr. 1 to Dec. 30: Tue-Sun, 1-5 PM (last tour begins at 4:30 PM). $4-$10 (under 7 free). Info: 812-926-0087.
Location: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Dearborn County.
hillforest.org/tours.php [Ref #796115]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Indianapolis, departing from multiple locations in the downtown area. Tue-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 3-10 PM. Info: 317-631-4169.
Location: Blue Ribbon Carriage Rides, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
blueribboncarriages.com/ [Ref #787013]

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Friday, September 29, 2017, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Rides in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Indianapolis seven days a week, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel: Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indycarriage.com/ [Ref #787179]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 6:00 AM.
Richmond Rose Garden Open in Wayne County.

An All-America Rose display garden since 1988, open daily from 6 AM to 11 PM beside Glen Miller Park. Free admission. Info: 765-983-7275.
Location: Richmond Rose Garden, 2500 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
richmondrosegarden.com/ [Ref #753446]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Hayes Arboretum Open in Richmond.

Educational activities, nature and recreational programs, plant and rock collections, miles of hiking and bike trails. Open daily, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 765-962-3745.
Location: Hayes Arboretum, 801 Elks Road, Richmond, Wayne County.
hayesarboretum.org/ [Ref #751901]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park Open in Richmond.

An outdoor site open daily from sunrise to sunset honoring all Wayne County veterans since the Civil War. Free admission. Info: 765-967-0330.
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2nd and Main Streets, Richmond, Wayne County.
veteransmemorialpark.org/ [Ref #752453]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Quilt Gardens Tour Open on the Heritage Trail in Northern Indiana.

19 big gardens and 21 hand-painted murals in seven communities in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. May 30 to Oct. 1. Free event. Info: 574-262-8161.
Location: Quilt Gardens Tour, Seven Communities, Elkhart, Elkhart County.
amishcountry.org/ [Ref #759763]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Campus Sculpture Walk at the University of Indianapolis.

An outdoor art exhibition open to the public during daylight hours, featuring 21 sculptures by artists from around the country. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Free admission. Info: 317-788-3253.
Location: University of Indianapolis, 1400 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
www.uindy.edu/arts/sculpture-walk [Ref #726412]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Garfield Trail Open in Grant County.

Visit 12 unique statues of America's favorite lasagna-loving fat cat located in Marion and surrounding Grant County cities. Outdoor exhibits open year round. Free event. Info: 765-668-5435.
Location: Garfield Trail, Multiple Cities, Fairmount, Grant County.
bit.ly/1GrWSlt [Ref #726777]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Chocolate Trail Open in Wayne County.

This free, self-guided tour covers a dozen stops at candy factories, eateries, gift shops, and a winery. Pick up your Chocolate Passport at the Welcome Center. Info: 765-935-8687.
Location: Old National Road Welcome Center, 5701 National Road East, Richmond, Wayne County.
bit.ly/ArInChocolate [Ref #751515]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Open in Gibson County.

Over 60 acres with thousands of azaleas, a large variety of plants and native Indiana trees, two spring-fed lakes, waterfall, koi pond, unique sculptures, and more. Open daily 7 AM to 7 PM in April/May; Tue-Sat 8 AM to 5 PM June to Oct. Info: 812-354-3039.
Location: Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 1502 N County Rd 825 West, Hazleton, Gibson County.
azaleapatharboretum.org/ [Ref #759207]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Open in Gibson County.

Take a self-guided tour of over 200 hand-painted blocks all across Gibson County. Pick up a tour map at the Visitors and Tourism Bureau. Free event daily during daylight hours. Info: 888-390-5825.
Location: Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Bureau, 702 West Broadway Street, Princeton, Gibson County.
gibsoncountyin.org/ [Ref #759429]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Barn Quilt Trail Driving Tour in Miami County.

A self-guided tour of more than 70 artistic quilt blocks painted on historic barns and buildings throughout the county. Viewable daily, sunrise to sunset. Free event. Info: 765-985-2294.
Location: Miami County Barn Quilt Tour, County Wide, Peru, Miami County.
enjoymiamicounty.org/quilt-tour/ [Ref #793582]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Aurora Architectural Walking Tour in Dearborn County.

Take a self-guided tour of two dozen historical buildings in the Stolp Island Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Daily during daylight hours. See Web site for details and map. Info: 812-926-1100.
Location: Architectural Walking Tour, Downtown, Aurora, Dearborn County.
auroradowntown.org/explore/architecture/ [Ref #795734]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Warsaw Biblical Gardens Open in Kosciusko County.

The gardens, situated on approximately 3/4 acre, currently contain over 100 plants that are named in the Bible. Open daily, Apr. 15 to Oct. 10, dawn to dusk (guided tours May 15 to Sept. 15). See Web site for details. Info: 574-267-6218.
Location: Warsaw Biblical Gardens, 347 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County.
warsawbiblicalgardens.org/ [Ref #795357]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:00 AM.
Fort Knox II Historic Site Open in Vincennes.

Take a self-guided tour of this historic fort, built in 1803, located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Free admission. Info: 812-882-7422.
Location: Fort Knox II Historic Site, 3090 N Old Fort Knox Rd, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2v61z3k [Ref #788372]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 8:15 AM.
Old Cathedral Open in Vincennes.

Tours of this historic church built in 1826 on the site of the first Catholic parish in Indiana are available daily, 8:15 AM to 3:45 PM (no tours during mass). Donations accepted for self-guided; $0.50 for guided tours. Info: 812-882-5638.
Location: Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Francis Xavier), 205 Church Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
bit.ly/2u2n4VM [Ref #788720]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Open in Metamora.

Visit the Metamora Grist Mill (free admission), the Ben Franklin III canal boat, and the quaint shops in this historic town. Hours and activities vary seasonally and by canal conditions. See Web site for details. Info: 765-647-6512.
Location: Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, 19083 Clayborn Street, Metamora, Franklin County.
indianamuseum.org/whitewater-canal-state-historic-site [Ref #774505]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Lanier Mansion Open in Madison.

A state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum on the Ohio River riverfront. Open daily 9-5 (visitors center open Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat/Sun 9:30 AM to 5 PM). Pricing varies. Info: 812-265-3526.
Location: Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Jefferson County.
bit.ly/1LbhLaL [Ref #742632]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Limberlost State Historic Site Cabin Tours in Geneva.

Learn about the home and natural environment that inspired Gene Stratton-Porter to write her bestselling books. Open Tue-Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5. $3-$6 (under 3 free). Info: 260-368-7428.
Location: Limberlost State Historic Site, 202 East 6th Street, Geneva, Adams County.
indianamuseum.org/limberlost-state-historic-site [Ref #748790]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Marengo Cave Open in Crawford County.

Two walking tours, gemstone mining, the Crawl, a gift shop, walking trails, picnic grounds, camping cabins and more. Pricing varies. Open daily at 9 AM; closing time varies seasonally. Info: 888-702-2837.
Location: Marengo Cave US National Landmark, 400 Indiana Highway 64, Marengo, Crawford County.
marengocave.com/ [Ref #735149]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
Culbertson Mansion Open in New Albany.

This mansion, once the home of the richest man in Indiana, is now a state historic site operated by the Indiana State Museum. Mon-Fri 9-5 (Jan-Mar), Tue-Sat 9-5 & Sun 1-5 (Apr-Dec). $4-$9. Info: 812-944-9600.
Location: Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany, Floyd County.
indianamuseum.org/explore/culbertson [Ref #741362]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM.
South Bend Chocolate Company Museum Open in St. Joseph County.

Factory tours and museum open six days a week to the public by appointment: Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2. Info: 574-233-2577.
Location: South Bend Chocolate Company, 3300 West Sample Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
sbchocolate.com/ [Ref #741707]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home Open in Indianapolis.

Visit the Indianapolis home of the Hoosier Poet in Lockerbie Square. Open Tue-Sat 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Info: 317-631-5885.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Home, 528 Lockerbie Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
rileykids.org/museum/ [Ref #759945]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
West Baden Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 10 AM, 2 and 4 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: West Baden Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, West Baden, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #763825]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Guided Tour at the Indiana Medical History Museum.

The museum offers one-hour guided tours through the two-story Old Pathology Building, Thu-Sat, on the hour between 10 AM and 4 PM (last tour starts promptly at 3 PM). May not be suitable for young children. $3-$10. Info: 317-635-7329.
Location: Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 West Vermont Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
imhm.org/ [Ref #749997]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
USS LST 325 Memorial Open in Evansville.

The LST 325 is the last operational WWII Landing Ship Tank in America (she landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day). Guided tours available typically 10 AM-3 PM weekdays, 12-3 PM Sundays (varies seasonally). Info: 812-435-8678.
Location: USS LST 325 Memorial, 840 LST Drive, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
lstmemorial.org/ [Ref #799160]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Grouseland Mansion Open in Vincennes.

The mansion of William Henry Harrison, called the "White House of the West," was the first brick home in the Indiana Territory. Open Mar-Dec: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5. $5-$7. Info: 812-882-2096.
Location: Grouseland, 3 West Scott Street, Vincennes, Knox County.
grouselandfoundation.org/ [Ref #788014]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Take a Seaplane Tour over the Ohio River in Rising Sun.

For something a little different, take a sightseeing tour via seaplane for pleasure, photography, or simple enjoyment. Dependent upon river conditions. Call for reservations. See Web site for details. Info: 812-654-3600.
Location: Mac's Seaplane Service, 308 South Front Street, Rising Sun, Ohio County.
bit.ly/SeaplaneRides [Ref #795666]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center Open in Shipshewana.

The center offers accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites. Open Mon-Sat 10-5 (until 7 PM in June, July and August). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Info: 260-768-4117.
Location: Menno-Hof Amish Mennonite Center, 510 South Van Buren Street, Shipshewana, LaGrange County.
mennohof.org/ [Ref #767844]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
Friendship Botanic Gardens Open in Michigan City.

Woods, trails, lake, frog pond and formal gardens cover 107 acres. Tours are offered Wed-Sun, 10 AM to 6 PM. $6. Info: 219-878-9885.
Location: Friendship Botanic Gardens, 2055 East US Hwy 12, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
friendshipgardens.org/ [Ref #781858]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM.
LaPorte County Historical Society Museum Open in LaPorte.

Exhibits, artifacts, historical items, and special events throughout the year. Open Tue-Sat, 10 AM to 4:30 PM. $4-$5. Info: 219-324-6767.
Location: LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, LaPorte County.
laportecountyhistory.org/ [Ref #781963]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:30 AM.
Self-Guided Farm Walk at Traders Point Creamery.

A 1.3 mile trail through the farm's pastures and along Eagle Creek. For families or small groups up to 12. 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily (open year-round). $2 (under 5 free). See Web site for details. Info: 317-733-1700.
Location: Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Road, Zionsville, Marion County.
traderspointcreamery.com/the-farm/tours/ [Ref #778734]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Oliver Mansion Tour in South Bend.

Guided tours of the Oliver Mansion are offered Mon-Sat at 11 AM, 1 and 2 PM, plus Sun at 1 and 2:30 PM. Ticket options $5-$12. See Web site for details. Info: 574-235-9664.
Location: Oliver Mansion, 808 West Washington Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
historymuseumsb.org/ [Ref #779476]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 11:00 AM.
James Whitcomb Riley Home and Museum Open in Greenfield.

The Boyhood Home and birthplace of the famed "Hoosier Poet" will take you back to life in the 1850's and '60's. Open Tue-Sat, 11 AM to 4 PM, April 4 to Oct. 28. Info: 317-462-8539.
Location: James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home and Museum, 250 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
bit.ly/ArInRileyHome [Ref #749270]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 11:00 AM.
Reitz Home Museum Open in Evansville.

One of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, situated in the heart of the city's downtown Historic Preservation District. Open Tue-Sat 11 AM to 3:30 PM, Sun 1-3:30 PM. Info: 812-426-1871.
Location: Reitz Home Museum, 224 SE First Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh County.
reitzhome.com/ [Ref #799488]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 12:00 PM.
French Lick Springs Hotel Tour in Orange County.

Tours of this historic hotel are offered daily at 12 PM (closed Dec. 25 and Mon/Tue in Jan/Feb). Tour sizes are limited; reservations strongly recommended. See Web site for details. Info: 812-936-4034.
Location: French Lick Springs Hotel, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, Orange County.
bit.ly/2mPB6HM [Ref #764204]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Old Lighthouse Museum Open in Michigan City.

Tour the historic 1858 lighthouse, climb the tower into the lantern room, visit eight display rooms with Great Lakes history, shipwrecks, maritime history, and more. Open Apr-Oct, Tue-Sun, 1-4 PM central time. $2-$5. Info: 219-872-6133.
Location: Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City, LaPorte County.
oldlighthousemuseum.org/ [Ref #782257]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery Tour in Ferdinand.

This historic monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours Tue-Fri 10-2, Sat/Sun 1-2 PM. Info: 812-367-1411, ext. 2657.
Location: Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery, 841 East 14th Street, Ferdinand, Dubois County.
thedome.org/ [Ref #771769]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Seiberling Mansion Open in Kokomo.

The mansion is owned by the Howard County Historical Society and is the main Howard County Historical Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Tue-Sun 1-4 PM. Info: 765-452-4314.
Location: Seiberling Mansion, 1200 West Sycamore Street, Kokomo, Howard County.
howardcountymuseum.org/ [Ref #786650]

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Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1:00 PM.
Historic Adams Mill Open in Cutler.

Take a tour of this 1845 grist mill listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open Sat/Sun, 1-5 PM, mid-April to mid-October. See Web site for