The Eastern Indiana Gem and Geological Society’s (EIGGS) 2019 Gem and Mineral Show from has returned and will take place on Friday March 1 through March 3! With eye catching works of nature, it is no surprise that this annual event pulls far away visitors to Wayne County for this beloved show. At the show you can find Larvikite, the national stone of Norway; Rhodochrosite, the national stone of Argentina; and Larimar, the national stone of the Dominican Republic. You will also spot the beautiful Pietersite from Namibia.
By: Louise Ronald
Are the winter doldrums settling in at your house? There’s a cure for that!
When winter hits, Richmond-Wayne County, Indiana erupts with excitement. Whether your prefer adrenaline inducing activities or leisurely stroll, you’re sure to find something that suits your needs in Wayne County.
The 13th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Festival and 2nd Annual Festival of Trees are happening once again in Richmond’s Historic Depot District. Each festival takes place on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. through December 12.
The 13th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Festival will take place throughout the Depot District. This free event is filled with family-friendly entertainment.
If Richmond, Indiana, seems an unlikely place to get a peek at ancient Egypt, think again.
Head into Hagerstown for a soaring good time
Imagine a 4,000-foot runway, long enough to accommodate a commercial jet.
Now imagine that runway made entirely of grass – a smooth stretch of green covering nearly a mile of flat landscape.
Baseball on a summer night. Hard to beat.
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.
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