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Brownstown Speedway

Brownstown Speedway opened 1952 on Highway 250 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, one mile southeast of Brownstown. Races are held March through October on the quarter-mile dirt oval track and [...]

Medora Covered Bridge

Medora Covered Bridge, built in 1875 by master builder J.J. Daniels, is the longest three-span covered bridge in the United States. Located near Medora on the East Fork of the White River off [...]

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp’s past is planted firmly in Seymour and Jackson County. Mellencamp was born here on October 7, 1951. An early survivor of spina bifida, Mellencamp grew up in Seymour and graduated [...]

Freeman Army Airfield Museum

Freeman Field was activated on Dec. 1, 1942, and was used to train US Army Air Corps pilots to fly twin engine planes, in preparation for learning to fly the really big bombers they would fly in [...]

Pershing Township Museum

Located at 4784 West State Road 58 in Freetown, the museum is a step back in time for history buffs or former and present residents of the area. Veteran and military artifacts, school photos and [...]

Fort Vallonia Museum

Vallonia and Driftwood Township is rich in history and was the first settlement in Jackson County. The Fort Vallonia Museum, located on the grounds of the previous fort, built in 1810, helps [...]

Conner Print Museum

The John H. and Thomas Conner Museum of Antique Printing is a working print shop of period presses of the 1800s, located on the grounds of the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts. Visitors will [...]

Jackson County History Center

The Jackson County History Center for more than a decade has combined two former county organizations, the historical society and the genealogical society. The Ball, Heller and Livery [...]

Jackson County Visitor Center Exhibit

Jackson County’s past and present is celebrated with the exhibit opened in May of 2013 at the Jackson County Visitor Center. A place with heart and a history all its own, visitors are treated to [...]

Historic Downtown Seymour

Meedy W. Shields and his wife Eliza P. Shields registered the plat of the city of Seymour on April 27, 1852. The town was originally called Mules Crossing, but later renamed in honor of the civil [...]

Skyline Drive

Skyline Drive is part of the Jackson-Washington State Forest. It is one of the highest points in Jackson County. There are several viewing areas from a high elevation as well as a picnic area. [...]

Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge

Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1966 as a refuge to provide resting and feeding areas for waterfowl during their annual migrations. The refuge is on 7,724 acres. In [...]

Starve Hollow State Recreation Area

Starve-Hollow State Recreation Area encompasses approximately 280 acres offering some of the best camping in southern Indiana. Carved out of 18,000-acre Jackson-Washington State Forest it [...]

Jackson-Washington State Forest

Jackson-Washington State Forest encompasses nearly 18,000 acres in Jackson and Washington counties in the heart of southern Indiana. The main forest and office area are located 2.5 southeast of [...]

Pinnacle Peak

Pinnacle Peak is a point in a trail at the Jackson-Washington State Forest that provides amazing views.

Racin’ Mason Pizza & Fun Zone

Racin’ Mason Pizza Fun Zone is the perfect place to take the kids for entertainment. Go Karts, bumper cars, green light mini golf, arcade games, bouncy houses, food and all the fun you can [...]

Medora Timberjacks

The Medora Timberjacks are a semi-professional basketball team as part of The Basketball League, a league of 48 teams across the United States. Home games are played in the gymnasium at Medora [...]

The Seymour Brewing Company

The Seymour Brewing Company was established in 2017 and offers up an excellent selection of craft beers. The brewery is located within the Brooklyn Pizza Company, nestled alongside Harmony Park, [...]

Salt Creek Winery

Located in the rolling hills of Jackson County and bordering Hoosier National Forest, Salt Creek Winery was established in 2010 by Adrian and Nichole Lee. Every bottle of Salt Creek wine has been [...]

Chateau de Pique Winery and Brewery

Tucked into the rolling farmlands of Seymour, Indiana, Chateau de Pique stands among 80 picturesque acres of beautiful rustic countryside. Housed in a quaint 19th century horse barn, the main [...]

Schurman-Grubb Memorial Skatepark

The Schurman-Grubb Memorial Skatepark is a concrete park with a ¾ bowl, hips, ledges, rails, quarter pipes and more. It is located within Gaiser Park in Seymour. The park is named after Todd [...]

Tuskegee Airmen Statues

These Tuskegee Airmen statues were dedicated in October 2022, and originated as an Eagle Scout project by Timothy Molinari. His father, Tim, helped fundraise and coordinate the installation of [...]

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