Byway Attractions

Posey County

Historic New Harmony

New Harmony 1-800-231-2168
Historic tours and exhibits at this site of two early 19th century communal societies.

Vanderburgh County

Angel Mounds State Historic Site

8215 Pollack Ave., Evansville
1100-1450 A.D., Mississippian Indian site featuring a museum, interpretive center and reconstructed village site. Contact: 812-425-2406

Warrick County

Newburgh Lock and Dam

6877 State Road 66, Newburgh
Enjoy a birds-eye view of the Ohio’s river traffic and visit the Old Lock and Dam park which includes the site of the original dam house, the lockmaster’s homes, and a historic log cabin.

Spencer County

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Highway 162, Lincoln City 812-937-4541
Visit the site where Abraham Lincoln lived from the ages of 7 to 21.

Perry County

Hoosier National Forest

Highway 37, Perry County 812-547-7051
This 200,000 acre forest offers outdoor recreational activities including camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, horse and bike trails.

St. Meinrad Archabbey

Highway 62, St. Meinrad
One of only two Archabbey’s in the United State and only seven in the world, St. Meinrad offers tours of the church and beautiful grounds. Contact: 812-357-6585

Crawford County

Wyandotte Caves

7315 S. Wyandotte Cave Road, Leavenworth 888-70-CAVES
Located in the Harrison Crawford State Forest, the caves feature immense passageways and huge rooms contrasting with delicate formations and crystals. A National Natural Landmark.

Harrison County

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

202 E. Walnut Street, Corydon 812-738-4890
1816 limestone State Capitol Building, commemorating the history of Indiana’s first state capital and the development of Indiana.

Floyd County

Clark County

Falls of the Ohio

201 Riverside Dr., Clarksville 812-280-9970
386-million-year-old fossil beds are among the largest exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world.

Jefferson County

Jefferson County Historical Society – Heritage Center

615 W. First St., Madison (812) 265-2335
The Society’s Heritage Center museum building houses permanent and changing displays interpreting important eras of Jefferson County history. Found here are the Research Library and Archives and our administrative offices.

Jefferson County Historical Society – Madison Railroad Station

615 W. First St., Madison (812) 265-2335
On the Heritage Center grounds is the restored Madison Railroad Station, a brick Victorian-era passenger depot noted for its octagonal waiting room which is over two stories tall. Built in 1895 by the Pennsylvania Railroad, it served travelers until 1931, when passenger service to Madison was discontinued.

Jeremiah Sullivan House

304 W. Second Street, Madison
Considered Madison’s first mansion, built in 1818, this stately federal structure was home to one of Madison’s most distinguished leaders. Sullivan and his family lived in the home for over seventy years.

Lanier Mansion State Historic Site

511 W. First St, Madison 812-265-3526
Greek Revival home of J.F.D. Lanier, who supported Indiana’s Civil War regiments. National Historic Landmark.

Dr. William Hutchings Office

120 W. Third Street, Madison 812-265-2967
The late nineteenth century office and hospital of this horse-and-buggy doctor contains most of the original equipment and family furnishings.

Switzerland County

Ohio County

Pendleton Art Center

201 Main St., Rising Sun 812-438-9900
Featuring fine art gallery, gourmet coffee house and 25 artists in studios.

Dearborn County