Released October 31, 2019

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site hosts Harvest Celebration

ROME CITY, Indiana (Oct. 31, 2019) – New this year, visitors are invited to a Harvest Celebration at Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site.

WHAT: At this brand new event, attendees can celebrate the fall season and harvest time in Noble County. Visitors will sample chili, roast marshmallows around a campfire and enjoy a hike through the restored Hemingway Wetlands (weather permitting). During the hike, attendees will learn about the farming history of the area prior to the restoration, which began in 2013.

WHEN: 12 to 2 p.m., Nov. 9; presentation begins at 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City, IN 46784; tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Center.

PRICE: $8/members of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, $10/non-members, free for children younger than age 3

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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site is part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites is located in White River State Park in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. It is Indiana’s museum for science, art and culture, offering a place where you can celebrate, investigate, remember, learn and take pride in Indiana’s story in the context of the broader world. Even the building is a showcase of the best Indiana has to offer in architecture, materials and sculpture. Easy and convenient parking is available in the attached underground garage.