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2295 N. Shadeland
Indianapolis, IN 46219
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Earlier known as Jameson Park, the celebrated Ellenberger Park was established in 1903. It is situated in the historic district of Irvington, which lies in the east side of Indianapolis. A great sight for visitors, the park underwent additions in the form of a pool in 1930, and an ice rink in 1962. Although the latter was closed down in 2009, the park boasts of eight tennis courts, two playgrounds, a softball diamond, a baseball diamond, a football field and a fitness trail, to enlist a few. There is a hill that is ideal for winter sports such as snowboarding and sledding. With great amenities and scenic views, the Ellenberger Park assures a memorable visit.
The Benton House was home of Allen R. Benton (Butler University's former president). Built in 1873, this beautiful abode is now under the purview of The Benton House Association that maintains and manages it. This splendid estate listed in the National Register of Historic Places can also be rented for private events and celebrations. For more details, check website.
Brookside Park is a municipal park in Indianapolis, Indiana, spread across 108 acres (43 hectares). It is an urban setting near the neighborhoods in downtown Indianapolis, which is a low income group area. The park’s main attractions includes a public swimming pool, a huge community center sprawling across 20,000 square feet (1858 square meters), baseball fields, soccer fields, a golf course, basketball courts, outdoor shelters, and several nature trails throughout the park. The park runs on the sides of Pogue’s Run, which is a tributary of the White River.
Also known as Fort Ben, Fort Harrison is a state park that was established in 1996. This park offers an unique blend of history and scenery, and has something for everyone. History buffs can explore the historic Citizen's Military Training Camp and the Museum of 20th Century Warfare. Nature lovers can visit the Nature Center or simply walk through the trails of this green oasis. Other activities at the Fort Harrison State Park include fishing, hiking, ice fishing and cross-country skiing. It is also home to the Fort Golf Resort & Conference Center. There's even a dog park on-site, so you can give your furry friend a great day out.
The Skiles Test Nature Park that is spread over 80.91 acres of land, is a great area of natural resources and wildlife habitat. Featuring trails, forest areas, park and plantation areas, the park is a great historic place that exhibits history of the place. Bird watching is the most famous activity here which is enjoyed by all elders and young crowd. The park is a great place to visit which is accessible from dawn to dusk.
Located on a former US Army Missile Base, Blast Camp offers an exciting game of paintball, where opponents tag each other using air-powered marking guns containing washable dye that breaks on impact.
Spend a night listening to music under a blanket of stars on the lawn at White River State Park. Open since August 2003, this venue acts as a perfect place to hold outdoor events and shows and can hold up to 5,000 people. It also has a bandstand on the waterfront. Catch various musical and cultural events by buying your tickets at the lawn box office or at the Murrat Center box office, which acts as a primary center for the Lawn. Concert goers get chairs to plonk themselves on and get comfy. On non-event days, this garden serves as a popular picnic place.
Easley Winery has different types of grape wines and other fruit wines to serve. The wine list is as follows: dry wines, semi-dry wines and semi-sweet wines. This winery offers wine for tasting free seven days a week. Visit this winery and treat yourself to a good wine.
14 award winning wines are produced here. Tours and tastings of wine are available as well as meeting rooms and private function space.
The Athenaeum Foundation is a German American community center, which is an architectural landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. The foundation is known to preserve the rich German American heritage of Indianapolis by regaining its culture, sports and education. The Athenaeum Foundation also organizes a number of festivals and events round the year like the St. Martin's Children's Lantern Fest, Summer Concert Series and the July 4th Celebration.
The former home of the 23rd President of the United States, now a museum, it contains more than 3,000 artifacts and 2,000 books with more than 70% of those artifacts having personally belonged to the Harrison family. Visitors are able to see 10 of the rooms with period furniture and the third floor "ballroom" which houses changing exhibits.
One of the famous landmarks of Indianapolis, the President Benjamin Harrison Home was built in the 1870s and is now a museum dedicated to President Harrison. In order to explore his life, the historic building houses artifacts and books belonging to the Harrison family. The chambers have period furniture, the president's personal items, and political memorabilia. The house is also a venue for city events and exhibitions. Tours of the house are held every half hour.