"Historic "Gem" in East-Central Indiana" Richmond by deecat
Richmond Travel Guide: 29 reviews and 92 photos
We added two days to our trip to Ohio and traveled via Indiana so that we could stop in Wayne County and the town of Richmond, Indiana. Jill needed information for her geneology research, and we are both glad that we decided to extend our time.
Richmond, Indiana, has much to offer those of us who love history (especially the Civil War), architecture (especially historic districts), and music (especially Jazz Heritage). Well, Richmond has all that and more.
As a bonus, we were fortunate to stay in a beautiful Victorian Bed and Breakfast right in town. It's true, as we visited this lovely area, we could hear echoes of the past, of the Historic National Road, the Gennett Record Company, the Courthouse Battle, and runaway slaves hid at the Levi Coffin House
- Pros:Historic Districts, Architecture, Jazz Heritage, National Road, Museums
- Cons:Poor Signage
- In a nutshell:Richmond's historic architecture and Jazz Heritage Make It Special
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