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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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Home and studio of T.C. Steele.

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The T. C. Steele site is a little out of the way but well worth the effort for lovers of art and history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jdellars
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The T. C. Steele site is a little out of the way but well worth the effort for lovers of art and history.

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Anderson, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my 20 year old granddaughter to see this place which I had once seen. It is very interesting and very accurate in detail. I do wish the state would do a littleTLC on the place but it was okay, especially inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was something my wife wanted to do and not really something I wanted to do but you know how that works. But I'm glad I went, very fun and informing. Some very interesting things about an Indiana painter I knew nothing about but now feel I should have. His house and studio is on the property with 95% of... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My wife and I knew essentially nothing about this artist other then he was a part of the Hoosier arts movement of the early 1900's. We arrived on Friday the 13th in May and did not know what to expect since we were driving higher and higher into the wooded hills of Brown County, Indiana, and the road way became... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I came here as a tour guide for some Polish delegates for the 2014 International Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses in Indianapolis. They LOVED it. I was kind of bored but they seemed to get a kick out of it.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We went in April and the grounds and gardens were all being worked on. Not much in bloom. Walking the grounds is free. A tour of the house and studio was offered (for a fee), but the tour guide was a little off-putting so we chose not to do the tour. We felt the gardens/grounds needed a lot of maintenance... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

It was not very scenic, but that was due to the time of year. I don't like guided tours and that was the only way you could see the inside of the buildings, so that was disappointing.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

My wife and I visited Brown County from Cincinnati for a weekend getaway. I had read about the T.C. Steele house and museum and wanted to check it out. I'm more interested in art than my wife, but we both really enjoyed our visit. We visited in late March, so not the height of the visiting season, and we were... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We really didn't know what to expect when we drove here in the pouring rain from Indianapolis. But it was well worth it if you like to see the home built by a very important Indiana artist near Nashville. The house is modest, but all the furniture is there and the site has many fine examples of Steele's art. The... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This site was recommended by the cabin rental company and I am so! glad! it was. Go see this beautiful property and learn about one of Indiana's premier artists who was instrumental in the formation of the Brown County artists colony in Nashville. It is an historic site not to be missed. I look forward to going back to see... More 

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