Hendricks County Historical Museum

Discovering Your Roots in Hendricks County

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 07:57 PM by Crystal Paschal

Over the years, Hendricks County has become know for things like auto racing, family fun and our talented local artisans. It can be easy to forget that we also have a history that dates back many generations. One of the great ways to discover our ... read more

2015 Mayberry in the Midwest to be Even Bigger

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 07:52 PM by Josh Duke

As I arrived at the first-ever Mayberry in the Midwest festival last year in Danville, I was excited about its potential, but tried to temper my expectations especially in its inaugural year. Thoroughly impressed upon arrival, it didn't take ... read more
I spent over 20 years as a resident of Hendricks County, but I'm ashamed to say that in that time I never once visited the Hendricks County Historical Museum . I had the opportunity to tour the museum with my children this week, and I now know ... read more

Fall Weekend Getaways: Ripe for Fun, Oct. 3-5

Posted on September 21, 2014 at 07:52 PM by Josh Duke

Oct. 3-5 marks the first weekend in October and let me tell you, it provides quite a punch for festival goers. Two popular family events are so close to each other that visitors can attend both and still have an extra day to take in more ... read more

Top 10: Hendricks County Family Activities

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 07:28 AM by Lauren Ayer

The 2014 Little League Major Boys State Tournament arrives in town Saturday at the Al & Jan Barker Sports Complex in Plainfield and will provide non-stop Little League baseball action until July 24. While the tournament is an attraction providing ... read more

4 Educational Excursions in Hendricks County

Posted on April 13, 2014 at 11:27 PM by Becky Wilson-Lusk

As a parent, there is nothing more exciting to me than watching my children explore, learn and have fun all at the same time. Young minds are like a sponge for knowledge. Excitement seeps out as they encounter something new. And it's even better ... read more

Explore Historic Architecture in Hendricks County

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 10:05 PM by Aimee MacArthur

When I visit a new town, I try and look for areas and structures that I may not see anywhere else. You know, that uniqueness that makes a town extra special and makes you want to come back again. I thought it would be fun to tell you know about 6 ... read more

Hendricks County Insider's Look Back at 2013

Posted on December 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM by Eric Ivie

As we all prepare to sing "Auld Lang Syne" to 2013 and welcome 2014 to the neighborhood at the stroke of midnight, I find myself reflecting on my year's worth of adventures with Visit Hendricks County . I can't describe it as ... read more

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