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T.C. Steele State Historic Site

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Address: 4220 T.C. Steele Rd, Nashville, IN
Phone Number: 812-988-2785
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Home and studio of T.C. Steele.

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Learn about the local art movement, have a quiet walk in the wood

This is a low-key, quiet gem. The site has a number of original buildings from the early 20th century art colony on the site. Tours are available, but we didn't go on it. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a low-key, quiet gem. The site has a number of original buildings from the early 20th century art colony on the site. Tours are available, but we didn't go on it. The brochure from the museum office was very helpful in learning the history and the layout of the park. The highlight for us was finding the lily... More 

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Nashville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This State Historic Site is a true gem that most tourists never even know is there. The flowers are out of this world and you can learn so much history about the Brown County artists and the life of early settlers. Listen to a local..really... do not miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I like Brown County for its Artist Colony atmosphere. T. C. Steele Home is a wonderful, peaceful, quiet place to go. But Brown County is much, much more than an Artists' Colony. See the State Park, visit downtown Nashville, many good places to eat. This down is a peaceful little town and you will feel welcome wherever you go.

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Palatka, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The drive out to this Historic Site sets your mind in the proper mode: softly sweeping curves and hills comfort you as you make your way closer to the area. The scenic surroundings invite you to explore the small creek bed and paths that meander through the forest. The tour that is offered of the on site buildings is a... More 

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Bloomington, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Music combo played & sang Carmichael & Mercer with skill. Audience participation in the mystery was great fun. Price was a good deal given the variety of desserts & drinks. Another sell-out.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

T C Steele is arguably the finest and most widely recognized artist from the 19th Century Hoosier Salon. A plein air artist [from French "En plein air...an... expression which means 'in the open air' the act of painting outdoors, per Wikipedia], this is a total experience...an opportunity to see the largest single collection of his work; his home; his studio;... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A quiet place to see some real Hoosier art from the last century. It's a bit off the beaten path, but well worth the time you take to get there.

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have been here several times but my husband hadn't. We stopped by on Monday and the buildings were closed but the grounds were open. It was a lovely day and we walked around for a while and chatted with an employee. I love it when the plein air artists are there painting. It is great to see them and... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

See this impressive place and hear stories about Indiana and one of her most beloved native sons, T. C. Steele. Find out about his even more remarkable wife. You'll see the early paintings of this genius, including one done before his teens. Learn how he followed his dream though all obstacles. When you see his landscape paintings, you'll understand why... More 

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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Beautiful grounds and house. Learned a lot about early settlement of artists. Made me appreciate the long history of Brown County's aesthetic appeal.

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Additional Information about T.C. Steele State Historic Site

Address: Address: 4220 T.C. Steele Rd, Nashville, IN
Phone Number: 812-988-2785
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Nashville
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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