Local Area Attractions
Old Jail Museum
A jail until it closed in 1973; the museum was opened in 1975 and is operated by the Montgomery County Cultural Foundation. The museum exhibits items related to the history, culture and art of Montgomery County as well as artifacts from the jail itself. For more information, see the Old Jail Museum online.
Lane Place (historical home)
Visit the historical home of Henry S. Lane, U.S. Representative, Senator and prominent figure in the early Republican Party. See the Lane Place online for more information.
There are several golf courses in the area including Crawfordsville Municipal Golf Course, Crawfordsville Country Club, Rocky Ridge Golf Course, and Turkey Run Golf Club. There are plenty of opportunities for a round or two.
Linden Railroad Museum
The Linden Railroad Museum is adjacent to the present-day Indianapolis-Chicago mainline of the CSX Railroad (formerly the Monon) and the abandoned and removed Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly the Nickel Plate).
The museum features a collection of material mainly from the two railroads it once served: Monon and Nickel Plate.lindendepot.com
Covered Bridges, Parke County
Turkey Run State Park
Hiking, trails, canoeing, horseback riding
Canoe trips - www.clementscanoes.com 765-362-2781
For more information see: www.wolfpark.org 765-567-2265
Local plays http://www.sugarcreekplayers.org/season/index.html
Ropkey Armor Museum
The Cat's Meow, Cabbages & Kings Antique Mall, The Fireside Antique Mall, LaRose on Main Street Antiques
Sugar Creek Bike Trail
The Sugar Creek Trail is a 4.5 mile trail located in Crawfordsville's scenic west-side. The trail makes use of the historic Big-Four rail corridor, with the western destination being Sugar Creek. This is a great place for walking, jogging, bicycling, roller-blades, cross country skiing, and enjoying nature.