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Sunset Hill Farm County Park

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Sunset Hill Farm County Park is a 235 acre park. It was a gift of Colonel Robert Heffron Murray, a businessman by profession, but a farmer by heart. He and his wife, Sue Horton Murray, purchased the initial acreage in 1934. Five more parcels were added between 1945 and 1954. Sunset Hill Farm became well known to Northwest Indiana residents when it began selling milk in 1939 - a gallon was 30 cents! By 1970, 400 gallons a day were being produced. That year, milk stopped being sold directly to the public. It was shipped to Dixie Dairy in Gary who continued distributing the milk until 1978. Upon Murry's death in 1972, the farm was left to Purdue which relinquished ownership to Porter County. The farm offers outdoor entertainment, picnic areas and hiking trails.

Location: US Highway 6 and Meridian Rd, Valparaiso Indiana 46383 Telephone 219-465-3586

Other Indiana State Parks nearby:
([chesterto]) Indiana Dunes State Park
(North Liberty) Potato Creek State Park
(Valparaiso) Sunset Hill Farm County Park
(Winamac) Tippecanoe River State Park

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