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Nashville is well-known among Indiana's art circles for the Brown County Art Colony which was established in 1907 when artists started to arrive here and live together. Founded in 1836 by the settler Banner Brummet, this city was initially called Jacksonburg until it was finally incorporated in 1872. This touristy place attracts visitors for its cultural events, nightlife, lush forest cover, state parks, lakes, nature trails and galleries. Bed & breakfasts welcome tourists who're enchanted by the old-world charm of Nashville and its friendly folks.
The history of Campbellsburg began when the settler Robert Cambell arrived here in 1851, and helped lay out the streets. Named in honor of him, this city is located in the Brown County of Indiana. Charming in every respect, the Old Town area is replete with vintage buildings that are so uniquely evocative of the days gone by. The townsfolk are a friendly lot who love art and culture, and this is manifested through the observation of festivals and national holidays.
Replacing former locations, the current Decatur County Courthouse was constructed in 1874. This courthouse is popular owing to the political campaigns that are initiated from here; Robert Kennedy has also visited the premises in 1968. Apart from that, the tree located atop the courthouse is another attraction that draws tourists here.
Named after an influential surveyor Charles Beggs, Charlestown was founded in 1808 and strangely enough responsible for the collapse of a nearby town Springville. As of now, Charlestown is a vibrant city which welcomes people of all backgrounds to partake in the festive celebrations and national holidays such as July 4th, Christmas and New Years when the main square is abuzz with activity. Food, drinks, fireworks, decorations and art fests await the visitor to Charlestown which pleases those of all tastes.
The Friendship community is a part of the Brown Township. This otherwise peaceful area comes alive during the months of June and September owing to the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association shoots that are held here. Apart from that, it is also popular for the open air flea market that is held here annually.
Currently an unincorporated town set within the beautiful Clear Creek Township, Harrodsburg possesses an unmistakable charm that is so typical of Indiana's past. Alexander Buchanan arrived here in 1835 from Kentucky's Harrodsburg and set up a town, naming it New Jane after his beloved wife. With the laying of the railroads, this place was involved in heavy industrial activity thus attracting interstate travelers to settle here for employment. Harrodsburg today enjoys a relaxed vibe and good moments through celebration of community events where all the townsfolk meet, eat, drink and dance.
The Vinegar Hill Historic District or the Vinegar Hill Limestone Historic District is a part of the Indiana state. Given its name, this area developed when the limestone industry in Indiana was booming. The skilled craftsman who were responsible for building beautiful churches all across the nation, constructed their homes here. Their yards and homes are decorated with art, odd-shaped figurines and folk art. Apart from the limestone industry, this district became the core of academicians. It is home to personalities like Herman J. Muller, Winfred Merrill and Alfred Kinsey.
Often referred to as a Tree City, Bloomington is a charming city that is renowned for its world-class educational institutions, business corporations, medical institutes and music schools. Idyllic and ensconced in the lap of nature, the surroundings comprise streams, ravines, caves and fissures that catch the eye of outdoor lover. Folk punk has a huge presence in this city which embraces music and arts fervently; evidence exists in the form of colorful murals in the Downtown area. Farmers markets, antique shows, Arts & Crafts Festivals and Quilt Shows are on all year through.
Russian Recording is a studio that can be hired by professionals to record and mix music in a quiet and stress-free environment. Keyboards, drum sets, a grand piano, guitars and other acoustic instruments are available too. Check website for details.
Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center is located in downtown Bloomington. Spread across 24,000 square feet (2229.67 square meters), it was initially built as Graham Motor Sales in 1923. Afterwards it was taken over by the Ford organization and was their assembly plant and showroom. It took over its current role in 1991 and has continued to be one of the focal places in the community. In 2012, the center was renovated to give it a more contemporary look. Its walls are adorned with impressive artworks by local artists and visitors are welcome to stop by to admire them. The facility is also used for trade shows, receptions, weddings and corporate functions.
Established in 1830 by Mathia Whetsone in Indiana's Dearborn County, Dillsboro was named after the military general James Dill. One of the town's biggest draws is the majestic Hopewell Presbyterian Church which was built in 1888; the hand-crafted pews and Tiffany Glass windows a beauty and a shining example of 'home-based architecture'. The town park plays host to community events and festive celebrations all year round.
Martinsville used to be called the “Goldfish Capital of the World,” due to the presence of fisheries that exported fish all across the world. In the 17th century, people used to flock here from far off areas to bathe in the mineral health spas for their therapeutic qualities. In fact till date there exists a board "Martinsville City of Mineral Water " An old courthouse built in 1859 called the Morgan County courthouse is a major draw with tourists, as are the other heritage establishments and leafy avenues.