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Remarkable Life, Tragic Death: Fairmount Boy James Dean

You Can't Go Home Again: Fairmount High School Graffiti at James Dean's Old School

James Dean is still celebrated each year in Fairmount, Indiana. Look at the map for James Dean landmarks and learn about this short-lived icon!

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Wordless Wednesday: LaRita’s Lodge in Upland

LaRita's Lodge Bed and Breakfast in Upland, Indiana

Pink barns. That's probably the first thing anyone would notice. But they are part of the landscape at LaRita's Lodge Bed and Breakfast in Upland, Indiana.

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Wordless Wednesday: Opera House in Fairmount

Fairmount, Indiana Opera House

James Whitcomb Riley once graced the stage at the Scott Opera House in Fairmount, Indiana. Now? It is a space in need of saving!

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Big Dipper in Converse: Fresh Food and Ice Cream

Big Dipper in Converse, Indiana Exterior

Situated on a corner at the end of town, Big Dipper in Converse, Indiana features loads of indoor or outdoor seating and fresh-made menu items.

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Images from Fairmount Historical Museum Town History

Fairmount Historical Museum in Fairmount, Indiana

Known for its ample collection of personal items that once belonged to James Dean as well as a room for Garfield (this was also the home of cartoonist Jim Davis), the town history collection shouldn't be overlooked.

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Hodson’s Market in Converse CLOSED

Hodson's Market in Converse, Indiana

For the generations that pushed carts down the aisles and listened to the wheels thunking against the wood floor at Hodson's Market in Converse, Indiana...

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Cumberland Covered Bridge in Matthews, Indiana

Cumberland Covered Bridge in Matthews, Indiana

Cumberland Covered Bridge in the tiny town of Matthews, Indiana has probably the best informational display I've seen yet!

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Images from D & M Variety Shop in Fairmount, Indiana

D & M Variety Shop in Fairmount, Indiana

They say that variety is the spice of life. If you happen to be at D & M Variety Shop in Fairmount, Indiana, well, it certainly makes it more fun!

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Eastern Woodland Carvers Club in Converse

Eastern Woodland Carvers Club in Converse, Indiana

Ready to see really incredible talent? Step inside the Eastern Woodland Carvers Club in Converse, Indiana. Catch an open house to see all the art!

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D & M Variety Shop in Fairmount

D & M Variety Shop in Fairmount, Indiana Exterior

D & M Variety Shop in Fairmount, Indiana is one huge antique shop with quite the range like letter jackets, tin signs, dishware, and milkshake mixers.

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