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ROME CITY, Ind. (Nov. 1, 2019) – A favorite Rome City tradition will take place once again this December at Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site during the annual A Dream of Beauty celebration.
WHAT: Attendees are invited to enjoy live entertainment, holiday goodies, crafts and horse-drawn carriage rides around Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site at this annual event. Plus, explore Gene’s Cabin all decked out for Christmas, according to her description of the Christmas of 1917 in the home – which she called “a dream of beauty.” Families will also have an opportunity to share their wish lists with Santa.
WHEN: 1 to 6 p.m., Dec. 1; Santa will be there from 2 to 5 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: Included with purchase of site admission, which is $8/adults, $7/seniors ages 60+, $5/youth ages 3-17, and free for children younger than age 3 as well as Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites members.
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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.
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