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.


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.

Star Gazing & Night Hike

Saturday, July 19, 9:00 - 10:30 p.m.

$4 per person; visitors under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

The Site’s naturalist will lead guests through Sower’s Woods to introduce them to the creatures of the night! Bats, owls, moths and other critters may make an appearance. Depending upon the clarity of the sky, star gazing will be available to identify major constellations, satellites and other celestial bodies by telescope thanks to Fort Wayne Astronomical Society. Bring binoculars for a closer view of the stars!

GSP Memorial Society Barn Sale

Friday & Saturday, August 1 & 2, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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.

Chautauqua Days

Saturday & Sunday, August 16 & 17, Noon - 4 p.m. each day

$3 per person (children 4 and younger are free)

Join us to celebrate Gene Stratton-Porter’s birthday with Chautauqua Days! Festival activities include tasty food, birthday cake, live music and other entertainment. Guests can also watch artisans at work, get an up-close look at classic automobiles and browse hand-crafted items from local vendors. Families will find crafts and games as well. An afternoon filled with family fun, learning and more.

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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

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