1525 W. McClain Ave
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Phone: (812) 752-2212
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The celebrated John Work House is a significant site in the Charlestown region in Indiana. Built and established more than two centuries ago, in 1811, the house is presently owned and managed by the Lincoln Heritage Council. It initially served as a functional grist mill for nearly a century. The land is utilized for camping activities of the Boy Scouts of the America such as the National Youth Leadership Training and the Webelos Camp. One can be visually-enchanted by the exquisite Federal style architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
The First Baptist Church in Salem, Indiana is a historic church that possesses great monumental value. The church dates back to the 1900s, and was built in 1921. It is a beautiful example of the Richardson Romanesque and the Romanesque styles of architecture. Constructed and designed by architect R.C. Stephans, it is a feature of the renowned Salem Downtown Historic District. Of great historic significance, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
After a pressing need of the devout German migrants to have their own German-speaking church, the St. John the Baptist, Starlight was born in 1861 in its original form as a log building. As the years passed, generous donors donated acres of land for a school to be built. In 1985, a disastrous fire ravaged the rectory and 3 priests passed away however, this church picked itself up and now is one of the most alive churches. The annual Strawberry Festivals takes place inside these precincts, and is well-attended by Floyds Knobs' people.
The ancient and historic Medora Covered Bridge is a wooden bridge erected and established in 1875. This covered bridge occupies great monumental vitality and exemplifies the rare Burr Arch Truss style of architecture. The significant bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
It was 2008 that Madison turned 200, and to commemorate it, a plan was drawn up to build the Bicentennial Park. With a superb location along the waterfront, this park has quickly gone on to become the prime hotspot for community events, outdoor movie screenings, live gigs, dance parties, arts & crafts fests and a popular balloon festival called Ribberfest. A well-designed amphitheater with stadium-style seating hosts most events which attract locals and visitors in droves.
This animal center is located northeast of Louisville in the town of Prospect, about 25 minutes from downtown. The center primarily features farm animals and a few exotic mammals like zebras, camels, llamas and emus. Henry allows guests to feed them vegetables and admission to the park is free, but donations are happily accepted. And though the center allows guests to feed animals different foodstuffs, just don't bring anything they're not supposed to eat (like bread or starchy foods), otherwise Henry will send you the vet's bill.