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2022 Covered Bridges Calendar! — Parke County's thirty-one remaining treasures give good reason for calling us the Capital of Covered Bridge Country, with the oldest dating back to 1856 and the newest to 2006. — This beautiful, full-sized calendar showcases a different Parke County Covered Bridge each month. The calendar includes dates for the 2022 Parke County Festivals and Special Events. Continue reading
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2022 Covered Bridges Calendar! — Parke County's thirty-one remaining treasures give good reason for calling us the Capital of Covered Bridge Country, with the oldest dating back to 1856 and the newest to 2006. — This beautiful, full-sized calendar showcases a different Parke County Covered Bridge each month. The calendar includes dates for the 2022 Parke County Festivals and Special Events. Continue reading
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We invite you to come experience Northern Parke County where you can walk wooded wonderlands of virgin forests, marvel over magnificent sandstone ravines, descend canyons of untouched geological formations and experience a piece of Indiana that time has carefully molded and that has been left virtually untouched by the modern world. In Northern Parke County you can visit family farms, marvel at carefully constructed covered bridges of days gone by and travel back to a time when everything seemed much simpler and less hectic. Our restaurants will tempt you, our state park will lure you, our inns and resorts will call you and our businesses will invite you to shop where you can find everything from unique treasures to camping supplies. Come visit beautiful Northern Parke County! Continue reading
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We invite you to come experience Northern Parke County where you can walk wooded wonderlands of virgin forests, marvel over magnificent sandstone ravines, descend canyons of untouched geological formations and experience a piece of Indiana that time has carefully molded and that has been left virtually untouched by the modern world. In Northern Parke County you can visit family farms, marvel at carefully constructed covered bridges of days gone by and travel back to a time when everything seemed much simpler and less hectic. Our restaurants will tempt you, our state park will lure you, our inns and resorts will call you and our businesses will invite you to shop where you can find everything from unique treasures to camping supplies. Come visit beautiful Northern Parke County! Continue reading
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Covered Bridge Festival Activities at Montezuma Indiana. October 8 - 17. Montezuma Calendar of Events . All Events Are Subject To Change. Continue reading
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Covered Bridge Festival Activities at Montezuma Indiana. October 8 - 17. Montezuma Calendar of Events . All Events Are Subject To Change. Continue reading
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Sugar Valley Spirits is the first and only distillery in Parke County, and we’re proud to deliver a true, local product. Continue reading
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Sugar Valley Spirits is the first and only distillery in Parke County, and we’re proud to deliver a true, local product. Continue reading
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Come paddle Scenic Sugar Creek with Sugar Valley Canoe Trips. From amazing bluffs and rock formations to historic covered bridges, Sugar Valley has been giving their customers the opportunity to enjoy this amazing stream since 1983. Continue reading
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Come paddle Scenic Sugar Creek with Sugar Valley Canoe Trips. From amazing bluffs and rock formations to historic covered bridges, Sugar Valley has been giving their customers the opportunity to enjoy this amazing stream since 1983. Continue reading
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After a full day of covered bridge shopping, Peaceful Waters Campground offers a relaxing way to unwind. Whether you like boating, fishing, or just enjoying fellowship time around a crackling fire watching the sky fill with stars, this campground offers it all. Continue reading
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After a full day of covered bridge shopping, Peaceful Waters Campground offers a relaxing way to unwind. Whether you like boating, fishing, or just enjoying fellowship time around a crackling fire watching the sky fill with stars, this campground offers it all. Continue reading
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Just six miles North of Rockville, Indiana in Parke County, you will find Bloomin’ Barn Antiques, tucked away in wooded seclusion. You will notice the uniqueness of the Barn as you approach it down the winding lane just off US 41. Continue reading
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Just six miles North of Rockville, Indiana in Parke County, you will find Bloomin’ Barn Antiques, tucked away in wooded seclusion. You will notice the uniqueness of the Barn as you approach it down the winding lane just off US 41. Continue reading
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Pearson Sports began in 1985 and in 1995 he moved to a new spacious location. Pearson Sports offers a full line of firearms, ammunition and accessories, including black powder, muzzle loader items, reloading supplies and bait and tackle. You can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses at the store. Continue reading
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Pearson Sports began in 1985 and in 1995 he moved to a new spacious location. Pearson Sports offers a full line of firearms, ammunition and accessories, including black powde r, muz z l e loade r items, reloading supplies and bait and tackle. You can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses at the store. Continue reading
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Among the backroads of beautiful Parke County you will spot a horse-drawn buggy or two and an Amish shop every now and then. One shop you especially won’t want to miss is sitting among a pristine farm and beautiful gardens in rural Marshall, Indiana called Swarey’s Variety Store. Inside you’ll find all sorts of goodies from handcrafted clocks to fine china to Rada cutlery, to a large selection of craft and stamp supplies, to educational toys and books galore, including Amish cook books with those especially delicious recipes shared to delight your taste buds! You will also find hand sewn... Continue reading
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One shop you especially won’t want to miss is sitting among a pristine farm and beautiful gardens in rural Marshall, Indiana called Swarey’s Variety Store. Continue reading
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Open your mind to the wonderful world of essential oils, natural healing and to natural products that do not contain unpronounceable ingredients! That is what Steve and Doris Brucken of Marshall, Indiana offer through Hurricane Hill Botanicals. Continue reading
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Open your mind to the wonderful world of essential oils, natural healing and to natural products that do not contain unpronounceable ingredients! That is what Steve and Doris Brucken of Marshall, Indiana offer through Hurricane Hill Botanicals. Continue reading
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The Marshall Arch is the first work of Carroll O. Beeson, who, in the 55 years to follow, would be responsible for over 300 architectural projects in west central Indiana. The arch was constructed as a result of the local businessmen challenging the young architectural student to design something to enhance the town’s appearance. Continue reading
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The Marshall Arch is the first work of Carroll O. Beeson, who, in the 55 years to follow, would be responsible for over 300 architectural projects in west central Indiana. The arch was constructed as a result of the local businessmen challenging the young architectural student to design something to enhance the town’s appearance. Continue reading
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For a perfect getaway in Covered Bridge Country, Wilkins Mill Guesthouse is the answer! The Main Cabin at Wilkins Mill was built in 1828 and also included a livery stable and post office at the then thriving community. In 1853 George Wilkins purchased the mill and operated it until the 1900’s. Continue reading
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For a perfect getaway in Covered Bridge Country, Wilkins Mill Guesthouse is the answer! The Main Cabin at Wilkins Mill was built in 1828 and also included a livery stable and post office at the then thriving community. In 1853 George Wilkins purchased the mill and operated it until the 1900’s. Continue reading
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2021 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, October 8-17, 2021. Festival Headquarters on the Rockville Square- The foundation of the festival, the Rockville Square is where the Covered Bridge Festival began in 1957. Rockville hosts vendors of homemade/handmade items, primities, and antiques. Local non profits serve a variety of foods each day in their food shacks around the South side of the courthouse lawn. Two information booths on the square offer free covered bridge maps, directions and helpful information to plan your visit in Parke County. Continue reading