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See Fall Foliage from a New View in Hamilton County, Indiana

The telltale signs of autumn are in the air: a crisp breeze, the smell of pumpkin spice and falling leaves in stunning shades of sunset orange and red. Don’t wait to jump in a pile of raked leaves – this Read more >

Fall is Near and The Apple Store is Almost Here!

This guest blog was written by Duane Brodt, director of public relations for Conner Prairie. August is a busy month for some 100 women who volunteer at Conner Prairie. Not as busy as September and October are. But pretty busy. Read more >

Conner Prairie’s Treetop Outpost is Not Just for Kids

Since the fall I’ve been looking forward to the newest exhibit at Conner Prairie – the Treetop Outpost. And July 1, 2016 it opens!! I was able to get a sneak peek earlier in the week and was amazed at Read more >

Get a View from the Treetops at Conner Prairie’s Newest Addition

Central Indiana’s newest outdoor experience opens July 1 at Conner Prairie. Treetop Outpost is a 6,000-square-foot destination nestled in woods that features a four-story treehouse. Surrounding the 45-foot-tall treehouse are experience areas that will allow visitors of all ages to Read more >

Conner Prairie Re-Opens for Spring

Today’s the day! It’s Opening Weekend for the outdoor grounds at Conner Prairie! The Conner home Prairietown, the Nature Walk, the Civil War Journey, and everything else on the outdoor grounds re-opens today. The entire weekend of March 24-27, which falls on Read more >

Hands On at Hearthside Suppers

The older I get the more I have a desire to learn about cooking … the preparation, pairing of items, all of it. Conner Prairie offers a unique twist on cooking and clearly it centers around history – Hearthside Suppers.You Read more >

A Fun Family Experience at Conner Prairie

I think I mentioned this before, but years ago (really!) I worked at Conner Prairie and I loved it. Being born and raised on a farm, I always related to the outdoor areas and have loved watching the growth over Read more >

A Taste of Hamilton County

From brunch to dessert, Hamilton County Tourism’s new Dining Guide has suggestions for anything and everything your taste buds desire. It’s the first time Hamilton County Tourism has produced a full-blown dining guide for visitors (or locals, no shame in Read more >

Conner Prairie – FOR FREE!

I have your attention, right? Next Monday, February 16 from 10-5, guests can enjoy festive Presidents Day activities all for free. You can spar with Andrew Jackson, join a surprise birthday party for George Washington or try on the whiskers Read more >