It’s the summer of 1939 and six young women are packed into a silver, 1926 Model T—what little luggage they have is loaded onto the side of the car and they’re ready to hit the road. Over the next four days this band of intrepid females will drive over 670 miles to cross the Canadian
Rich history, incredible artifacts, and the only two Egyptian mummies in the state of Indiana. Where can you find all of these things in one exciting Eastern Indiana community? At the Wayne County Historical Museum and the Joseph Moore Museum of Natural History in Richmond! Whether you’re a history buff or just looking for an educational and enjoyable place to visit, both of these museums provide a unique experience for visitors of all ages.
Most residents of Richmond, Indiana like to think they know the entirety of the history that the city offers. Richmond is brimming with national musical recording history to include, jazz greats like Hoagy Carmichael, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, country artists like Gene Autry and much more rich musical history, which is obvious to anyone who has driven through the depot district or by one of the many music-related murals. The city also has an abundance of architectural and artistic history, among other things.