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Limberlost to host ‘Bluegrass Jamboree’ series


Contact: Curt Burnette, 260.368.7428,

GENEVA, Ind. – The public is invited to join Limberlost State Historic Site as they kick off their summer music series Bluegrass Jamboree on Sunday, July 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Limberlost State Historic Site, located 200 E. 6th St. in Geneva, Ind. The series will continue on August 20 and September 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.

“The Bluegrass Jamborees are one of the most anticipated and well attended summer events at the site,” said Nicky Ball, Limberlost State Historic Site manager. “Many of the same musicians and bluegrass fans return year after year.”

The summer music series does not have a set lineup. Musicians show up and perform on a volunteer basis. Everyone is welcome to perform his or her choice of acoustic music. Musicians of any ability can show off their talents and entertain other visitors while enjoying the beautiful grounds of the Limberlost cabin. Musicians can choose to participate by either performing solo or jamming with others.

The Limberlost Visitor Center, cabin and gift shop will also be open during this event. Refreshments will be provided. Visitors are asked to bring a lawn chair.  

The series is free and open to the public. Donations are encouraged.

The series is sponsored by Limberlost Construction, Inc., Downing & Glancy Funeral Home and Geneva Case & Quart.

For more information on this event, please contact Curt Burnette, Limberlost State Historic Site program developer, at 260.368.7428 or

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Limberlost State Historic Site in Adams County and the Loblolly Marsh Wetland Preserve in Jay County are located near Geneva in northeastern Indiana. Part of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Limberlost admission is free for Indiana State Museum & Historic Site members. General admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for children. The Historic Site is located at 200 E. 6th St. in Geneva, Ind., just off U.S. Highway 27.

Posted by Paige Southerland at 6:00 AM