Brown County IndianaIn 1809 the United States acquired land from the Indians, part of which forms the southwest section of what is now Brown County. By the treaty of St. Mary's in 1818, considerably more territory became the property of the government, and this included Brown County land. The town of Nashville
A History of Brown CountyA colony of artists was drawn to Brown County. In 1907 T. C. Steele built a home near Belmont and Adolph Shulz came to Nashville. Will Vawter, V. J. Cariani, Marie Goth, C. Curry Bohm, Dale Bessire, and many others also moved to Nashville; and in that small village of 323 people the Brown County Art Gallery opened its doors to the public in 1926. In 1954 a larger gallery was built on East Main Street, and an Art Guild established a gallery in the old Minor House on Van Buren Street.
Nashville an Artists ColonyThe Nashville House is a must stop. A family style fried chicken dinner with
Restaurants and ShopsFall in Brown County Indiana is a mecca of color. A field of mums on State Road 135 is a joy to behold. And the color of turning leavings and vistas of hills is second to none. This is what artist's dreams are made of. The perfect location all year long. Seasonal pleasures are abundant for adventuresome explorers, weekend athletes or visitors looking for a quiet country getaway. Featuring Indiana's largest and best-known state park, Brown County has it all. Ski, golf, walk, run, hike, ride, boat, fish, swim, or study birds and local wildlife. Plus, you can enjoy well-known stars and local entertainers in productions throughout the community. In Brown County, the limitations are simply up to you. The displayed photos are courtesy of the Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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