Love the cultural value of a symphony or theatre, strolling through a historical art museum, but hate the crowds of Manhattan? What's an art lover to do?
Follow the migration of the nation. The nation's first interstate highway, however, was built at a time when vehicles were typically "one-horse" power! Established by an act of Congress in 1806, the Old National Road made its way westward from Maryland in 1811 to western Illinois, where it was completed in 1832.
Indiana's Famous Antique Alley, voted one of the top 10 "choice antiquing destinations" by Midwest Living Magazine readers:
Agriculture is booming across Richmond/Wayne County as producers are finding innovative ways to connect with consumers and tourism.
Fiercely proud of the rich heritage that shaped Richmond and Wayne County, residents have preserved the physical structures and neighborhoods that are monuments to local history.
Dense with forest and rich in game, Richmond, Indiana was proclaimed "The Land of Promise" by North Carolina Quakers seeking a new home free from the moral chains of slavery. The first settler, Jeremiah Cox, set about "building up a virtuous community" in 1806 by welcoming fellow Quakers to his paradise.
Richmond/Wayne County is a place where expression thrives through many forms of visual arts. We offer a variety of art trails and museums to make your trip memorable and captivating.
Whitewater Valley Fossil Hunt: Long before woolly mammoths roamed the frozen plains, long before dinosaurs existed, Indiana was covered by a shallow sea teaming with life. The ancient fossils found in the Whitewater Valley give us some idea of what life was like in Indiana long ago. The Whitewater Valley Fossil Hunt is a free passport program designed to educate visitors about our fascinating past.
Richmond is on the menu for all you foodies out there. You will find deliciousness being served up in each restaurant with every one having their own distinct flavor and atmosphere. Kitchen at the Loft prepares locally sourced farm-to-table ingredients and all organic meats to create their entrees. Everything is made in-house including breads and buns.
The Heartland Wine & Ale Trail spotlights the flavor of local wineries and breweries in scenic eastern Indiana. With thirteen stops along the trail, you will find this journey to be a refreshing retreat for both the wine and ale enthusiast. All sites are family-owned and are small production enterprises where tasting means talking directly with the owner, winemaker, or brewmaster. Area wineries and breweries include 5 Arch Brewery, Briar Brown Brewing Co., New Boswell Brewery & Tap Room, The Cordial Cork/Melton Renzulli Wines,
The Cordial Cork Wine Bar & Restaurant: Opened March 6th, 2018, the Cordial Cork Wine Bar and Restaurant is located in Richmond’s Historic Depot District. The wine bar offers wines from around the world as well as their own wines (Melton Renzulli Wines) which are produced on-site. Their menu focuses on food made using local ingredients. Main entrees include salmon, asparagus and sun-dried tomato stuffed chicken and specialty pasta. They even serve home-made desserts such as red velvet cheesecake, tiramisu and butter pecan spice cake.