P.O. Box 338, 120 W. Briarwood Ave, Dana Indiana 47847
765-665-3633 Fax 765-665-9312
This was the birthplace of Ernie Pyle, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who gained national acclaim for his work as a correspondent during World War II. The restored farmhouse, typical of a Midwestern house of 1900, is decorated with photographs and Victorian style furniture and antiques. Pyle memorabilia, including his books and newspaper columns, are exhibited. Two World War II Quonset huts serve as the visitor center.
Other History nearby:
(Rockville) Billie Creek Village
(Champaign) Champaign County Historical Museum
(Rockville) Civil War Days
(Robinson) Crawford County Historical Museum
(Dana) Ernie Pyle State Historic Site
(Terre Haute) Eugene V. Debs Home
10/28 Coming to The Dana area
Earth Day Indiana Festival Indianapolis IN April27 On the final Saturday of every April, thousands of Hoosiers head to downtown Indianapolis to attend one of the nation's largest Earth Day festivals. The Earth Day Indiana Festival combines 140 environmental and conservation exhibits with live music, special activities for kids and good food.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Bloomington IN May10 The annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.
Summer Camp Music Festival Chillicothe IL May24-26 The first Summer Camp Music Festival was held in 2001 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. About 1,000 attended the festival that year, and enjoyed over 20 bands on 2 stages over the course of 2 days. Since then, Summer Camp Music Festival has grown to more than 15,000 attendees, hosting more than 100 bands on 7 stages over 3 days.
Mentone Egg Festival Mentone IN May30-June1 The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.
Hoosier Hills Fiberarts Festival Franklin IN May31-June1 A celebration of all the fiberarts! You'll find plenty of fabulous natural fibers from the vendors at Hoosier Hills Fiberarts Festival.