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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

Home and studio of T.C. Steele.

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Interesting Arts and Crafts Home

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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West Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is a beautiful place in the spring as well as the fall. If you are an art enthusiast, you must check this out!

1 Thank Jeanette S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Our wonderfully knowledgeable, witty docent clearly enjoys showing visitors around. Stunned to see valuable art and original furnishings. This is a truly worthwhile stop and worthy of our public stewardship.

1 Thank Thumper6666
Fishers, Indiana
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413 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a nice little scenic drive to this place It is so peaceful and quiet here. You can view the art studio and see all of the surrounding buildings. What a great place for an artist.

2 Thank SmokiesJunkie
Louisville, Kentucky
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707 reviews
409 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you visit the Nashville, IN area make sure you go out to the T.C. Steele State Historic Site. You can get away from all the hustle and bustle and enjoy the peace and serenity of an old historic area. The forest is huge and it's rich with black locust, black walnut, various pine and spruce trees. Be sure to... More 

1 Thank Richard F
Denver, Colorado
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is the real deal here historically. The area is beautiful, and probably one of the last old forests. There is much to do here in the area, as Nashville, Indiana is a historical artists colony itself, with eclectic art-ware of every kind. I lived here for 6 years, the people are kind of traditionally closed (that's Indiana for you... More 

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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!

1 Thank attorney07
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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.

2 Thank Marcus M

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