Roadside Attractions - Indiana
Here are links to some notable roadside attractions (past and present) found along Route 40.
|Madonna of the Trail - Indiana (Richmond, IN)|
"The monument sits on the southwest corner of Glen Miller Park on U.S. Route 40 in Richmond, Indiana.
This monument was dedicated on October 28, 1928......"
|Gennett Records (site) (Richmond, IN)|
"Gennett Records began in October, 19171, in Richmond, Indiana, by the Starr Piano Company. The record company was a Mecca for jazz musicians and over ......"
|Salisbury Courthouse (Centerville, IN)|
"This log cabin, constructed in 1811, is the oldest surviving courthouse from the original Northwest Territory. It stood in the county seat of Salisbu......"
|Coffee Pot Restaurant (site) (Pennville, IN)|
"What a fine looking building this was! Unfortunately, on November 30, 1991, the Coffee Pot burned to a crisp in a fire. You might say someone left an ......"
|Huddleston House Tavern (Cambridge City, IN)|
"Built in 1839 by John Huddleston. Served as a residence for the Huddleston family and also as an inn......."
|Giant Happy Face (Greenfield, IN)|
"This roadside oddity is made from building supplies......."
|April Love's Auto Sales (closed) (Indianapolis, IN)|
"Not a roadside attraction, but certainly eye-catching. This car dealership rented cars that had giant farm animals on top: roosters, pigs, ducks, etc......."
|Giant Cattails (gone) (Indianapolis, IN)|
"A tanning salon that used to operate here once had HUGE cattails in front of the building......."
|Big Feet (gone) (Indianapolis, IN)|
"There used to be a chain of gas stations around Indianapolis called Bigfoot Gas. There were giant green feet at most of the stations......."
|Occidental Building (site) (Indianapolis, IN)|
"Built in 1914. This building was demolished on November 5, 1989. This location is now the Circle Center Mall......."
|Greyhound Bus Station (site) (Indianapolis, IN)|
"This bus station was a former station for interurban trains. It has since been razed. This location is now a Hilton Hotel......."
|Muffler Man (Indianapolis, IN)|
"Named Mr. Bendo.
Mr. Bendo from RoadsideArchitecture.com......."
|Indiana Medical History Museum (Indianapolis, IN)|
"Just the place to go before (or just after) lunch. The museum includes exhibits on autopsies and includes a display of brains in jars. Yum!
|Stiffy Green the Bulldog (Terre Haute, IN)|
"Oh, the story of Stiffy Green is way too long and far too complicated to repeat here. I'll give you two links in a moment where you can read two accou......"
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Last updated: 2009-09-08 04:28:09