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Virgil I “Gus” Grissom Days

July 20th - July 21st

Join us this weekend as we honor the legacy of Lawrence County’s hometown hero, astronaut Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom. Born and raised in Mitchell, Indiana, Grissom went on to become one of the first Americans to fly into space.

In celebration of his remarkable achievements, we invite you to join us at Spring Mill State Park for a weekend filled with exciting space-themed events and activities!

*Park Entry Fees May Apply*


July 20th
July 21st
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Grissom Memorial
3333 State Road 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Limestone and its uses
Lawrence County Astronauts
Persimmons and Recipes
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