Attractions

Bluespring Caverns Park

  • 1459 Blue Springs Cavern Road
  • Bedford, IN.  47421

Bluespring Caverns Park At a cool 52 degrees year round and 100 feet below the surface of the earth, explore an underground river. Guides pilot custom-made boats along the subterranean river for over a mile, pointing out native rare Northern blind cave fish and blind crawfish and explain the natural forces that are yet at …

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Carousel Winery, Attractions

Carousel Winery

  • 6058 Lawrenceport Road
  • Mitchell, IN.  47446

Carousel Winery sits in the beautiful countryside of Lawrence County. It was established in 2003 by it’s owners, Sue and Marion Wilson, when they made their first wine, the Red Tiger, which is now the most popular sweet red that they sell. Since then, Carousel has won over 100 awards for their wines, such as, Pomegranate, …

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Grissom Boyhood Home/Museum

  • 715 W. Grissom Ave
  • Mitchell, IN.  47446

Celebrate the life of famed astronaut and Mitchell native, Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, at his family home. The home is decorated in a 1940s style using Grissom family pieces and period furniture. The back porch museum includes highlights of Gus Grissom’s career. Open Saturdays, May-October

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Grissom Memorial

  • 3333 State Road 60 East
  • Mitchell, IN.  47446

Located within Spring Mill State Park, the Grissom Memorial pays tribute to Mitchell’s native son, Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom. The memorial is a tribute to the Mitchell-born astronaut who was a pioneer in America’s exploration of outer space. The interactive museum features exhibits and actual mementoes from Grissom’s space travels, including a space suit and …

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Holiday Drive In, Theatre, Movies, Attractions

Holiday Drive-In Theater

  • 1055 State Road 37
  • Mitchell, IN.  47446

Watch the best double features under a starry sky in this nostalgic theater experience. No need to bring snacks, because the concession stand has all your favorites: burgers, hot dogs, tenderloin, fries, funnel cakes, nachos, popcorn and more! Open seasonally: Friday-Sunday General Admission: $8.00 Children 6-12: $4.00 Children 5 & Under: FREE Sunday Night Carload …

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INDIANA CAVE TRAIL Step into world beneath Indiana’s surface to discover the wonderful world of caves and caverns. The Indiana Cave Trail is the best way to experience all four caves in Southern Indiana: Bluespring Caverns, Marengo Cave, Indiana Caverns and Squire Boone Caverns. GRAB A PASSPORT at one of the caves. When you purchase …

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Joe Palooka Statue, Limestone, Oolitic

Joe Palooka Statue

  • 109 Main Street
  • Oolitic, IN.  47451
  • Near City Hall

Above is the hand-carved limestone statue of 1940’s cartoon hero, Joe Palooka. In 1948, Ham Fisher, creator of Joe Palooka, dedicated this limestone statue to Bedford, Indiana. The 10 feet – 20,000 pound statue was made by Indiana Limestone Company, Inc. Palooka was eventually moved to Oolitic, Indiana for safe-keeping. You can still see him …

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Lawrence County Museum of History

  • 929 15th Street
  • Bedford, IN.  47421

This special museum resides in a 100-year-old limestone building and holds exhibits and artifacts precious to Lawrence County history. Inside the 2,400 sq. ft. gallery, you will see limestone exhibits and artifacts with carvings from local artisans, as well as, a wide array of memorabilia and historical lore from the region. ENTRY IS FREE Donations …

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