Rome City, Indiana Limberlost North

Site opens on April 1st and will run through December 1st. Cabin tours begin every hour on the hour. Open 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, Sundays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Events

Indiana Master Naturalist Course

Thursdays beginning June 19 through August 21, 6 - 9 p.m.

$80 per person for class, field guides, test and certification; reservations required; space is limited

Learn about Indiana’s natural history with this nine week course in partnership with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation. Students will hear from experts on eight different topics such as trees, birds, ecology and wildflowers. For more information on the Indiana Master Naturalist program, visit www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/6321.htm or call the Site at 260-854-3790.

Wildflower Walk and Brunch

Saturday, April 26 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

$20 per person; reservations required by April 21; space is limited

Enjoy a hearty brunch at the Carriage House and take a 30-45 minute interpretive walking tour through Gene’s woods and part of her formal or “Tame” gardens. See why she named her property “Wildflower Woods” and learn many of the old-fashioned common names for wildflowers used in her time. This event is rain or shine so please dress appropriately. Reservations are requested by April 21 and can be made by calling the Site at 260-854-3790 or emailing us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

GSP Memorial Society Barn Sale

Friday & Saturday; May 2 & 3; 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day

Find a new treasure or perfect gift at the Memorial Society’s fundraiser to support educational programming and restoration projects at the Site. Contact us about renting space or donating items. This event is part of the Rome City town-wide garage sale weekend.

Second Saturday Hikes

Saturday, May 10 through October 11; 9:00 a.m.

$2 per person

Join us on the second Saturday of each month for leisurely hikes exploring the 150 acres of GSP through the changing seasons. Hike topics might include trees, wildflowers, restoration and even rocks. Come prepared to explore and discover the details of the land that Gene so lovingly called Wildflower Woods. This event is rain or shine so please dress appropriately.

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Gene Stratton-Porter
State Historical Site


1205 Pleasant Point,

Rome City, IN 46784

Phone: (260) 854-3790
Fax: (260) 854-9102

info@genestratton-porter.com

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