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The 2019-2020 Guide to Terre Haute and Vigo County is provided to you compliments of the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Tribune-Star. We value your comments. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 234-5555 or (800) 366-3043, Web site: www.terrehaute.com; or visit them at 5353 E. Margaret Dr., Terre Haute, IN 47803. Contact the Tribune-Star at (812) 231-4200, Web site: www.tribstar.com; or visit them at 222 S. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807. Neither the advertisers nor the producers of this book are liable for damages stemming from errors or omissions. Every effort has been made to ensure that our information was accurate at time of production, May 2019. Please contact us if we failed in this regard. Table of Contents ....................................2 Behind the Scenes ................................2 Welcome to Terre Haute and Vigo County ..................................4 Local Sports Heroes .............................24

Map. ......................................................80 Advertisers’ Index ................................82 Readers’ Survey ...................................82 Cross Country Schedule ......................83

Lodging Hotels and Motels. ..................................5 Camping ...............................................11

Dining American ..............................................14 Ethnic....................................................18 Fast Favorites .......................................20 Pizza .....................................................22 Sweets ..................................................23

What to Do Artspaces .............................................12 Attractions.............................................29 Performing Arts & Entertainment ......................................33 Gaming .................................................33 Movie Theater .......................................34 Spectator Sports...................................35 Recreation ............................................36

Organized Sports .................................37 Shopping...............................................38 Spas .....................................................39 Antiques/Boutiques...............................39 Nightlife .................................................44 Coming Events .....................................46 Totally Kids ...........................................48 Griffin Bike Park ....................................52 Vigo County Parks ................................53 City Parks .............................................55 Wabashiki .............................................76

Business Medical .................................................57 General Information .............................66

Community Life Vigo County School Corporation ..........68 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology ...69 Ivy Tech State College ..........................70 Indiana State University........................72 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ........74 Newcomers’ Information ......................75 Church Services ..............................78-79 Letter from the Mayor ...........................81

Behind the Scenes For additional information:

Contact the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 234-5555 or (800) 366-3043, Web site: www.terrehaute.com. Or, take a virtual visit to Terre Haute at the Guide to Terre Haute and Vigo County on the Web at www.tribstar.com

About the cover: (top to bottom) Cross County Division 1 (photo by LaVern Gibson sport Photographer), Blues Fest 2018 on Wabash Avenue, Special Olympics Indiana celebrating 50 years, Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association (photo by Jim Sullivan).

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Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau: David Patterson, Executive Director, Jeanne Stanbaugh, Assistant Executive Director and Amy Dinkel, Office Manager. Tribune-Star: Robyn McCloskey, Publisher; the advertising department sales staff; PJ Bowersock, Designer; and the production department. Photos by the Tribune-Star Photographers: Joseph C. Garza and Austen Leake, unless otherwise noted.


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Welcome to

Terre Haute and Vigo County A Vibrant Destination with Something for Everyone! Terre Haute and Vigo County beckons travelers and visitors as a regional destination for outdoor recreation, sporting events, higher education, cultural attractions, family entertainment and hospitality. Enjoy our high-quality athletic activities and year-round special events. Discover our rich history and enjoy unique shopping opportunities. Then, unwind at one of our locally owned restaurants with great food or a refreshing beverage. Lodging accommodations are convenient and place YOU as their priority. We invite you to make our community your destination for your next trip to Indiana.

Vigo County

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Lodging

Our community offers more than 1,900 hotel rooms with 75 percent of them within one mile of the US 41/I-70 interchange. In addition, Terre Haute has a bed and breakfast as well as several camping opportunities. For additional assistance in finding the hotel of your choice, please contact the Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau. Our office is located near the SR 46 / I-70 interchange and is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You may wish to call us at (812) 234-5555 or visit our website: www.terrehaute.com. Please refer to the map on page 80 of this guide for locations of the areas’ accommodations.

ENJOY your stay! Hotels & Motels Key:  - Handicapped Accessible - Pets Allowed Candlewood Suites 721 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 234-3400 Newly renovated 97 extended stay suites. In-suite kitchen includes fullsize refrigerator/freezer, cook-top, microwave, dishwasher, pots, pans, dishes, flatware and microwave. Free local calls and high-speed internet

access. Extra-large work area with comfortable seating and lighting. Complimentary laundry facilities, fitness center and lending library also on premises.  Comfort Suites 501 E Margaret Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 235-1770 Web site: www.choicehotels.com 60 suites. All rooms are non-smoking and have refrigerators, microwaves, hairdryers, iron/ironing boards and coffee machines, sofa-beds, free wireless internet access, indoor pool, deluxe continental breakfast. 

Inside LaQuinta Inn & Suites

Inside LaQuinta Inn & Suites

LaQuinta Inn & Suites

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Drury Inn

Days Inn & Suites 101 E Margaret Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-8006 86 rooms and suites - 2 room suites, and Fantasy Hot Tub Suites (Pirate Cove, Hawaiian, Alaskan & Cave) 11 a.m. checkout. Extended stay rates. Free microwave & refrigerator in all rooms and suites. Also, free hot breakfast buffet. Local and long distance calls. Free WI-FI. 24 hr. guest laundry and in room safe. 40” flat screen TV’s, 60+ channels w/HBO. Fitness, sauna, and exercise room, business center, basketball, outdoor grill and picnic area.  (small fee)

n Hampton In

6 • Guide to Terre Haute | LODGING

Drury Inn 3040 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 238-1206 Web site: www.druryhotels.com 151 rooms. Free hot breakfast, indoor pool and whirlpool, meeting facilities, free highspeed Internet access, free WiFi in hotel, exercise room, free evening beverages and snacks, seven days a week, free long distance in continental US, up to 60 minutes a day, or free long distance to Canada & Mexico up to 15 minutes a day. $35 per day pet fee.

Fairfield Inn 475 E Margaret Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 235-2444 Web site: www.tmihospitality.com 60 newly renovated rooms. Television, suites, indoor pool, free high-speed internet access, free continental breakfast, 24-hour coffee and tea service, irons and ironing boards, coin laundry facility, dry cleaning, hair dryers and coffee pots in all guest rooms. 24-hour fitness center. Hampton Inn 3325 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 242-2222 Website: www.terrehaute.hamptoninn.com 112 finely appointed guest rooms with either two double beds or a king-sized bed, kings suites also available, indoor pool, fitness center, 24-hour business center, free local phone calls, full extended hot breakfast bar, two telephones, free high-speed internet access, irons and ironing boards, mini fridge, microwave, hair dryers and coffee pots in all guest rooms.  Hilton Garden Inn 750 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 234-8900 Web site: www.terrehautestayhgi.com 109 rooms including 4 suites. Formerly the site of the famed Terre Haute House, the Hilton Garden Inn features rooms with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker, complimentary high speed wireless internet, iron/ironing board and hair dryer, two phones including speakerphone, voicemail and data-ports, individual climate control. Indoor heated pool and whirlpool, fitness center, business center, restaurant, meeting and banquet facilities and lounge.  Holiday Inn Express 2645 S Joe Fox Street Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 234-3200 Our property features 83 beautiful guest rooms featuring spacious studio suites and standard guest rooms. All rooms and public areas are equipped with complimentary high speed internet access and feature a spacious work desk with two speaker phones, voicemail and data ports. A microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, blow dryer, and iron/ironing board are standard in all guest rooms. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites offers a complimentary hot breakfast buffet including famous Express Start Cinnamon Rolls, indoor heated pool, hot tub, fitness facility, suite shop, guest laundry and conference room.  


Home2 Suites By Hilton

Holiday Inn 3300 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-6081 Web site: holidayinn.com/ terrehautein With 118 guest rooms including 22 extended deluxe rooms, the newly renovated Holiday Inn Terre Haute features Intercontinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) “Urban” design including an appealing combination of fresh, clean aesthetic elements. The contemporary elements come together to create a distinctive style that is evident at every touch point. Guest rooms feature signature crisp, white bedding with soft and firm pillow choices, complimentary high-speed Internet access, minirefrigerator and microwave, Keurig coffee maker, and a 43” flat screen television with satellite and HBO. Additional hotel amenities include 24-hour business center, a well-equipped 24-hour fitness center, sundry shop, indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, self-service and valet laundry, and meeting space comfortably accommodating up to 100. The hotel’s large, open lobby / breakfast area provides the perfect place to relax, catch up on work or enjoy the hotel’s daily breakfast. This area offers comfortable seating and large screen TV viewing along with an abundance of connectivity

capability. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the LongHorn Steakhouse® attached to the hotel offering fresh, boldly seasoned steaks by Certified LongHorn Grill Masters.  NOW OPENED Home2 Suites By Hilton 2625 Lucy Jane Lane Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4440 Web site: www.home2suites3.hilton.com Every room features an in-room kitchen and well equipped work area. Oasis Lobby serves free breakfast every morning and provides comfortable work/ lounge area. Free wifi is also included. Includes 91 guest suites, pool, fitness room, guest laundry, grilling patio, pet-friendly, outdoor lounge, & EPA WaterSense fixtures. 

Inside Home2 Suites by Hilton

Inside Home2 Suites by Hilton

BRAND NEW!

451 E. Margaret Ave. Terre Haute, IN (812) 244-1144 www.lq.com

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La Quinta Inn & Suites 451 E Margaret Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 244-1144 Web site: www.lq.com One of Terre Haute’s newest hotels Terre Haute’s newest hotel. 78 rooms. 43 inch Television, suites, indoor pool, free high-speed internet access, free hot breakfast, 24-hour coffee and tea service, irons and ironing boards, coin laundry facility, hair dryers and coffee pots in all guest rooms. 24-hour fitness center and out door patio. Motel 6 1 West Honey Creek Drive Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 917-2262 70 rooms. Hardwood flooring, Euro style furniture, 32’ flat screen TVs. Marble countertops with vessel sinks. Free local and long distance calls. Free WI-FI. 40+ channels with 3 Showtime channels and ESPN. 24 hr. guest laundry, large parking lot. Microwaves and refrigerators in rooms. Extended stay rates. Mall is next door. New rooms - same low rates.  Pear Tree Inn by Drury 3050 US 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 234-4268 Web site: www.druryhotels.com 64 rooms. Continental breakfast, inroom coffee, iron/ironing board, hair dryers, free local calls, free long distance in US, or 15 minutes free long distance to

Canada & Mexico, free high speed internet access, free WiFi, fax and copy service available. $35 per day pet fee.  Quality Inn Hotel 555 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 235-3333 92 rooms. Flat screen tv’s, suites, continental breakfast, meeting and banquet facilities, faxing and copying service available.  Red Carpet Inn 2150 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN 47804 (812) 235-0200 74 rooms. Newly renovated rooms that feature cable TV, free wireless internet access, coffee in-room, mini refrigerators, microwaves, 2 kitchenette rooms with full-size refrigerator, stove, microwave and sink, on-site restaurant, pets allowed with charge (no cats), handicapped available rooms, on-site laundry facilities, and an outdoor gazebo with grill.  Roadway Inn 400 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 232-0383 65 rooms. Television, data ports, kitchenettes, free HBO, free local and long distance calls. 

Springhill Suites by Marriott 3304 US HWY 41 S Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 235-0696 Web site: www.Marriott.com/INDST 92 suites. Guest rooms feature up to 25% more space than a comparably priced hotel room, free weekday USA Today, Express Checkout, Free High-speed Internet access, pull-out sofa bed, in-room microwave, mini-refrigerator, and coffee maker, 1 phone line with data port and voice mail, TV with cable and HBO, iron/ ironing board and hair dryer. On-property amenities include extended complimentary breakfast, business service center, guest laundry facilities, swimming pool, whirlpool spa, and exercise room, meeting room, Market Express, 24-hour food and snacks. All non-smoking rooms. Statesman Inn 1407 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 232-9411 28 rooms. Television, refrigerator, microwave, cable, free WiFi. Super 8 by Wyndham 3089 S 1st Street Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-4890 114 rooms. Cable television, free HBO and ESPN, free continental breakfast, WiFi, extended stay rates, microfridges, group rates, truck and bus parking, AAA, senior rates, free high speed wireless internet. Close to ISU, Vigo County Fairgrounds, and Honey Creek Mall.

Hilton Garden Inn

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Spend the night Downtown Upscale Hotel Onsite Restaurant / Bar Indoor Pool / Hot Tub Free Parking / Free WIFI

750 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47807

812-234-8900 hiltongardeninn.hilton.com

A short walk from shops, restaurants & entertainment. Spacious All-Suite Hotel Kitchen In Every Suite Fitness Center\Free Parking Free WIFI Extended Stay Property Long Term Rates available 721 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47807

812-234-3400 candlewoodsuites.com

or on the Eastside Free Hot breakfast Pet friendly 24 hour fitness center Free WIFI Indoor Pool & Hot Tub

2645 S. Joe Fox Street Terre Haute, IN 47803

812-234-3200 holidayinnexpress.com

NEW 2019 Every room features an in-room kitchen, Oasis Lobby serves free breakfast every morning

2625 Lucy Jane Lane Terre Haute, IN 47807

Stay near the interstate. Outdoor Grill Patio Outdoor Fire Pit Patio Pet Friendly Eco-Friendly Indoor Pool and Spa Complimentary Wi-Fi

812-814-4440 home2suites3.hilton.com

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Holiday Inn Express

Inside Holiday Inn Express

Inn Express Inside Holiday

Candlewood Suites

Travelodge 530 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 232-7075 Web site: www.travelodge.com 52 newly renovated rooms. Free cable television with HBO, free local calls, free newspaper in lobby, free in-room coffee, all rooms with refrigerator and microwave, outdoor pool, free deluxe continental breakfast, extended stay and corporate rates available.  Woodridge Motel 4425 E Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 877-1571 27 rooms. Free cable HBO and WI-FI, free continental breakfast, private parking, truck parking, nightly or weekly rates. One or two beds available with refrigerator & microwave, free local & long distance phone service. (with fee)

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Lofts of Haute Maison is within walking distance of restaurants, cafes & unique shops downtown. Our lofts offer gourmet kitchens, heated tile floors, pet friendly atmosphere, private balcony or patio, elevator access to floors 1-3 & rooftop terrace and gated/secured, covered parking.

Fully Furnished Short Term Leasing Weekend to Monthly Terms


Camping in Vigo County Fowler Park 3000 E Oregon Church Road Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 462-3413 Location: South of Terre Haute off U.S. 41. (Directions from I-70 and U.S. 41: Drive south 7 miles on U.S. 41; turn left (or east) onto Oregon Church Road; travel 0.6 mile east; turn left into park entrance.) Park has available: lakeside sites, all with electric and water nearby; as well as primitive sites for tent camping. Dump station and potable water station available. Hawthorn Park 6067 E Old Maple Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 462-3225 Location: Northeast of Terre Haute. (Directions from I-70 and Indiana 46: Travel north 3 miles on Indiana 46 and turn right (or east) onto U.S. 40; proceed 1 mile east to the first traffic light; turn left (or north) and go 0.6 mile; turn left (or west) onto East Old Maple Avenue; proceed 0.6 mile to the park entrance.) Park has available: Wooded sites, all with electric and water nearby; and primitive sites for tent camping. Dump station available. Prairie Creek Park 3230 W French Drive Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 898-2279 Location: South of Terre Haute off U.S. 41. (Directions from U.S. 41 and I-70: Travel south on U.S. 41 for 10 miles; turn right (or west) onto West French Drive; and travel 4 miles to park entrance.) Park has available sites all with electric and water nearby. Dump station available. K.O.A. of Terre Haute 5995 E Sony Drive Terre Haute, IN 47802 (near I-70 and Indiana 46) (812) 917-5671 Web site: www.terrehautekoa.com Email: kamp@terrehautekoa.com Welcome! We are a family-oriented, petfriendly campground just east of town. Close enough to go downtown and/or shopping in just a few minutes. We offer many choices to today’s campers, such as: Tent sites with raised beds, patios & electric! RV sites you can pull-thru with

The Vigo County campgrounds at Fowler Park, Hawthorn Park and Prairie Creek Park are open May 1st - October 15th. For more information please call the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department Administrative Office at 812-462-3392 or visit www.vigocounty.in.gov.

a wide range of onsite amenities from water/electric/cable/ wifi all the way up to and including sewer hookup on site, patio with patio furniture, a deluxe fire pit, a swing, a charcoal grill, or pick one of our Super Deluxe sites with a concrete pad & patio! With so many options, you can pick the site for you!! We also offer unique accommodations, mpgrounds ek Park Ca such as KOA’s Kamping Prairie Cre Cabins and Deluxe Cabins, as well as Teepees! We also have a 24-hour laundry facility available, as well as a fully-stocked Kampstore to take care of anything you may have forgotten. We can also fill your propane so you’re sure not to run out! We invite you to try our Krossroads Café it is open daily for breakfast and supper. Oh the aromas you will take in will make your mouth water! Everything is made fresh – from the thick-sliced bacon and eggs to order to the hand-tossed pizza with fresh cut toppings! Everyone loves the in season Salad Bar…and don’t forget to try Keith’s Award-winning Chili! Many are known to take an extra helping home with them! Take a stroll around the park and visit with other travelers – take in a game of giant chess or checkers – shoot some hoops – participate in a pedal kart race – swim in our salt water pool (in season) – feed & pet our miniature donkeys – sift for gems at our Hoosier Gem Mine – play a game of horseshoes – tak a ride on our Honor Train (in season, weather permitting) – create your perfect campfire as you make your very own campfire treats (s’mores & iron pies), then lay back & take in the stars! Oh what a stay! Make your reservations to get the spot you want by (1) using the KOA App; (2) going online at terrehautekoa.com; or (3) calling us at (812) 917-5671 (during regular business hours). We do not take reservations via email. We’re on your way….Come see us soon! 

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Max Ehrmann at the Crossroads by Bill Wolfe Wabash Avenue & 7th Street

A Chorus of Trumpets by Howard Kalish 200 N 7th Street

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Urban Flowers by C. J. Rench 7th Street at Ohio

A Reading Place by Madeline Wiener 550 N 6th Street Walkway

Solar Sycamore by Watermark Chestnut at 7th Street

Spirit of Space by Bob Emser 25 S 7th Street

Gatekeeper by Sally Rogers 7th and Poplar Street

Emanating Connections by Chakaia Booker 540 N 7th Street

A Song for Indiana by Teresa Clark Dresser Drive at 1st Street

TREE by Mark Wallis Wabash Ave. at Adams Blvd.

Flame of the Millennium by Leonardo Nierman 5500 Wabash Avenue

Renewal by Tim Upham 5th and Cherry Street

Light of Hope and Healing by Meg White 1711 N 6 1/2 Street

ISU Sphere by Brandon Zebold 620 Chestnut Street

Free Fly by Robert Evans 7th Street at Ohio Street

Composite House for Terre Haute by Lauren Ewing Wabash Avenue at 14th Street

On Wings of Flight by Obie Simonis 500 S Fruitridge Avenue

Runner by Doug Kornfeld 601 N 6th Street

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Help yourself to our menu of dining establishments. In Terre Haute and Vigo County, we have more than 200 restaurants which offer a variety of favorite foods and ethnic specialties. Enjoy your meal!

Dining American Five Guys Hamburgers 5399 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-4879 7th & Elm Bar and Grille 729 N 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7356 7th Street Cafe Union Hospital POB 1530 N 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-4495

Applebee’s Grill & Bar 2506 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2661 1950 Fort Harrison Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6535 Bandanas Bar-B-Q 3060 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4601 Ben’s Pretzels Meijer’s 5600 New Margaret Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-1291

Saratoga

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Ben’s Pretzels Walmart S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 298-9633 Bev’s Restaurant 1303 S 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5131 Bob Evans 155 E Margaret Drive Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1059

Buffalo Wild Wings 3718 US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 242-9464 Bush Family Restaurant 932 Locust Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-1148 Cackleberries 303 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0000 Charlie’s Pub and Grub 1608 Crawford Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1886


3442 U.S. 41 South Terre Haute, IN (812) 231-7922 Dunkin Donuts 2424 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4099 Fifi’s Lunch Box 2918 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 460-1670

Clabber Girl Bake Shop Café Cheddars Scratch Kitchen 4424 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-3317

Crossroads Café 679 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2232

Clabber Girl Bake Shop Café 900 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-7189

Dawg Leg Restaurant Idle Creek Golf Course Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-5353

Coffee Cup 1512 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-7200 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 429 Margaret Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-6593 Cranky’s 2155 N 13th Terre Haute, IN (812) 236-1877

The Fly-IN Cafe 581 S Airport Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 229-9992

Delish Café 2144 N 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3500 Delish Café East 8775 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-0001 Denny’s Restaurant 233 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-0699

7th & Elm Bar and Grille

Local, Chef Owned Restaurant

On the Corner of 7th & Walnut Downtown Terre Haute

812-235-5549

J. Ford’s Black Angus

Reservations@jfordsblackangus.com

Open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday

DINING | Guide to Terre Haute • 15


J. Ford’s Black Angus 129 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5549 Kleptz’s Restaurant 9711 E U.S. 40 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2314 Logan’s Rib-Eye 100 S Fruitridge Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-9197

Stables Steakhouse

Generations Restaurant 550 Chestnut Street Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-4213 Gingersnaps 3125 S 3rd Place Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7627 Golden Corral 10 West Johnson Drive Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2635 Grand Traverse Pie Co. 75 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-1582

Great American GrillHilton Garden Inn 750 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8900 Homey’s Que & Grill 1100 S 13th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2195

Long Horn Steakhouse 3290 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0019

Magdy’s Restaurant 2026 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-5500 Meadows Café 2800 Poplar Street, Suite #25 Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4720

Hulman Links 19th Hole Restaurant 990 N Chamberlain Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2096 International House of Pancakes 2901 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3132

Cackleberries

Cackleberries

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McCalister’s Deli 3830 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-7658 MCL Cafeteria & Banquet Hall Ohio Boulevard and 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5548 M Moggers Brewery Restaurant & Pub 908 Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9202 New Day Café 2919 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3200 Outback Steakhouse 3700 U.S. 41 South Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6283 Oy Vey Bakery & Deli 1803 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 229-6855


Park Avenue Diner 2693 E Park Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3399

Stables Steakhouse 939 Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6677

Red Lobster 3407 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7727

Steak ‘N Shake 2900 S Third Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-0242

Rick’s Smokehouse 3102 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8335

Sunrise Family Restaurant 2949 S 5th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5505

Ruby Tuesday 3451 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-5200

Terre Haute Brewing Company 401 S 9th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3071

Show Me’s 2324 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8123 O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Terre Haute, IN (812) 535-4285 Sonka Irish Pub & Cafe 1366 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8802

Texas Roadhouse 201 E Turner Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-3378 The Butler’s Pantry Food Co. 5001 E Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 567-6565 TGI Fridays Honey Creek Mall Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8444 Valley Grill 2170 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-9500

Rick’s Smokehouse

Saratoga 431 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1161

Wings Etc 1800 Ft. Harrison Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4080

Wingstop 2828 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4391 Zim Marss 1500 Locust Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3026

It’s an er th Bigg

Crossroads Café

3102 Wabash Ave. Terre Haute, IN 812-235-8335 www.rickssmokehouse.com

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Taco Tequillas

Ethnic Bar Bosco/Alimentari DaPesavento 804 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-3298 Cajun Cafe & Grill Honey Creek Mall Food Court Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7299 Chavas Mexican Grill 669 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1625 China Garden 1353 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2228 China Wok 3247 N 21st Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6096

Eastern House 1295 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9898

Hacienda Coyotes Grill 2433 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6438

Eastern Star Chinese Buffet 3059 US-41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5558

Harry & Buds European Cuisine 1440 S 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-0400

El Camino Real Mexican Restaurant 1115 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 231-1113

Himalayan Aroma 1559 Fort Harrison Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3065

First Wok 2570 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3898

Hokkaido Japanese Buffet 3810 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6666

George’s Cafe 550 Chestnut Street Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-8481

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J. Gumbo’s 665 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-2010

Kabob Grill (Mediterranean Food) 2501 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-0044 La Isla 1480 Fort Harrison Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-5888

FRESH, AUTHENTIC FAMILY DINING 423 Wabash Ave. • Terre Haute, IN 812-917-4863


Los Tres Caminos 5147 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 298-0643

Panda Express 3340 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 231-8626

Real Hacienda 2750 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 231-1164

Magic Wok Honey Creek Mall Food Court Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1133

Panda Garden 3540 Riverside Plaza Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-0515

3728 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812)234-2242

Moe’s Southwest Grill 2828 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6637

Piloni’s Italian Restaurant 1733 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-4744

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 3820 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5177

Qdoba Mexican Grill 3510 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-3622

11 Meadows Shopping Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-1113 901 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-1888 Taco Tequilas 423 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4863

2141 S St Road 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2690 Royal Mandarin Express 43 Southland Shopping Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-7877

Taj Mahal 1349 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5947 Tokyo Japanese Cuisine Hibachi Grill 2950 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-9999 Umi Grill & Sushi Bar 2002 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7874 Zeng Sushi Asian Cuisine 2309 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4221

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Fast Favorites Arby’s 3670 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2051 2155 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-0702 2345 S St Road 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3392 Burger King 2116 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 446-7408 2575 St Road 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-6619 3087 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-9790 550 Chestnut Street Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-2381 1162 W US 40 Terre Haute, IN (812) 533-7312

Einstein Bros. Bagels 550 Chestnut Street Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-8846

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Fazoli’s 2940 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5364

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Hardee’s 3381 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1458 Hardee’s Red Burrito 200 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1741 HoneyBaked Ham & Café 120 W Honey Creek Pkwy Honey Creek S Shopping Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-4426 Jimmy John’s 1110 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9300 3734 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1300

4790 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-0609

Kentucky Fried Chicken 4400 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-4446

Chick-fil-A 3675 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3675

2000 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-0816

Dairy Queen 1331 N 13th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3547 3201 E Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3757 395 E Davis Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9653

Long John Silver’s 2021 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8345 2039 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3567 3485 S US Hwy 41 Honey Creek Square Terre Haute, IN (812)235-7787 McDonald’s 222 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2207

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2111 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-2844

2633 St Road 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-6440 Original Green Acres Dairy Bar 7093 Rosedale Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3711 Panera Bread 5653 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-2100

Sonic Drive-In 2110 Ft. Harrison Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 462-1043 2149 S SR 46 (E Hwy 40) Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2200 Spaghetti & Sub Shop 2446 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0729 Subway 1485 Fort Harrison Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-1921 1120 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5587 3206 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-5155

Penn Station 3642 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 244-0406

2399 S St Road 46 In Wal-Mart Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-0201

2736 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7366

1205 N Fruitridge Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3221

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 3551 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-2850

3520 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812)235-1086

Rally’s 3492 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-1160 129 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3886 3175 E Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5168 Roly Poly 424 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-7659 1429 N 6th Street UAP Clinic (812) 231-6803

1014 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8483 5555 E Margaret Avenue Pilot Gas Station Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-1879 1735 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5391 5758 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-3790 4491 Erie Canal Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5587 423 W National Avenue West Terre Haute, IN (812) 533-7827


Taco Bell 2105 N Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6875 3636 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5455 3132 E Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-4307 550 Chestnut Street Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-2115 2319 S State Road 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6386 Taco Casita 2001 E Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-4439 2201 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8363 Wendy’s 2835 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7905 2049 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6704 229 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-8765 3421 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6408 White Castle 4340 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5100

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Pizza

Maurizio’s Pizza 2940 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0633

Azzip Pizza 4432 US-41 5100 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3068

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Ballyhoo Pizza King 900 Chestnut Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3939

Monical’s Pizza 3712 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-4700 2147 S State Road 46 Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-2959

4408 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-7171

Papa John’s Pizza 1234 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7272

Footers Pizza 248 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-4200

4842 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-7272

Little Caesar’s Pizza 2520 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8170

Pizza City 992 Walnut Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5253

1834 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-3300 Little Cee’s Pizza & Subs 2522 Krumbhaar Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0737 Marco’s Pizza 1101 S 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-8989

Pizza Gallery 6710 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 877-0846 630 E Davis Drive Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-2388 Luca Pizza Di Roma Honey Creek Mall Food Court Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-8575

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Pizza Hut - Dine In, Carry Out, Delivery 2400 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3462 3040 E Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6231

Reiser Pizza 1651 S 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 240-7733 Rollies Pizza 5030 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7655 Sweet Lou’s Pizzeria 1842 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-9655

2001 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6868 1301 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-3535 550 Chestnut Street Hulman Memorial Student Union at Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN (812) 237-8087 Pizza King 2000 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3423

Sweet Lou’s Pizzeria & Twiggy’s Bar 8567 E Wabash Avenue Seelyville, IN 812-877-6776 Viking Pizzeria 408 W National Avenue West Terre Haute, IN (812) 240-0380 Wise Pies 9 S 6th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4656

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25 N 4th Street Inside Barnes & Noble Bookstore Barnes & Noble Café (812) 232-2665 Sweet Science Ice Cream & Yogurt Lab 2550 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 235-8441 Caseys Sweet Treats 675 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-8700

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Auntie Anne’s Pretzels Honey Creek Mall Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1393

Insomnia Cookies 10 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 618-1746

Starbucks 3017 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-5346

Baskin-Robbins 85 S Fruitridge Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5200

Java Haute 3805 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-5282

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Joe Muggs 3370 S US 41 Inside Books-A-Million Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-0856

Bites & Blessings (812) 251-9373 www.bitesandblessings.com Clabber Girl Bake Shop Café 900 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 478-7189

The Red Room Cakery 2619 Fort Harrison Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-9606 Tiers of Elegance 2939 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-6470

4900 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-2390

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt 3530 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4298

Corner Grind 679 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-2400

Ritter’s Frozen Custard 2203 N Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 460-1929

Dunkin’ Donuts 2424 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-4099

Square Donuts 935 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6463

Gingersnaps 3125 S 3rd Place Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7627

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Vic Aldridge • Moved to Terre Haute when he married Cleta Wadsworth • Played professional baseball from 1916 to 1931, nine years in the majors • Pitching hero for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1925 World Series • Served in state legislature • Inducted into Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame

Ray Arcel • Born in 1899 in Terre Haute • Trained over 2,000 boxers including 19 world champions • Came out of retirement twice to lead Roberto Duran and Larry Holmes to world titles • In every existing boxing hall of fame

Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown • Led Terre Haute Tots to Three-I League title in 1901 • Helped to lead Chicago Cubs to four National League titles and two World Series crowns • Career record 239-130 and 2.06 ERA • Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949

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Dr. Greg Bell • Attended Garfield High School and graduated in 1948 • Attended Indiana State University and won three NCAA titles, three AAU titles and Olympic gold in 1956 in the long jump. • Got dentistry degree and became director of dentistry at Logansport State Hospital • Inducted into IU, Indiana and U.S. Track and Field halls of fame

Roger Counsil

• Attended grade school at Immanuel Lutheran Church School in Terre Haute • Signed with South Bend of the Central League in 1909 and played 20 years in the major leagues • Led Pittsburgh Pirates to 1925 World Series title by hitting .458 • Ranked 9th in stolen bases in major league history • Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1961

Axtell • Established world record for stallions and three year olds in Terre Haute in 1889 • Terre Haute syndicate headed by William Ijams of Terre Haute purchased the horse for $105,000 after setting the record, the most ever paid for horse at that time • He was retired to Warren Park until his death in Terre Haute at age 20

Bruce Baumgartner • Exceptional wrestling career at Indiana State University winning the 1982 NCAA heavyweight title after a 44-0 season • Was runner up in NCAA in 1980 and 1981. • Most decorated American wrestler in history with four Olympic medals (two Gold), nine world championship medals (three gold) and four Pam Am Games medals (three gold) • Received James Sullivan Award in 1995 as America’s best amateur athlete

Larry Bird

• Led Indiana State University to a 33-0 record going into 1979 NCAA National Championship game • Played 13 seasons with the Boston Celtics winning seven conference titles • Legendary gymnastics coach • Won three NBA world championships with over 17 years coaching 46 All- the Celtics and was league MVP three years Americans consecutive • Coached Kurt Thomas and • Member of 1992 gold medal winning spearheaded Indiana State U.S. Olympic team Sycamores to a share of 1977 • Inducted into the ISU Hall of Fame 1999 NCAA title • 1998 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall • Coach for 1978 World Games of Fame and named 1980 Olympic 2010 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as coach member of “Dream Team” • Inducted into ISU, SIU and • Named both Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year Missouri Valley Conference with Indiana Pacers Athletic halls of fame

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Dr. Terry Dischinger • Attended Garfield High School and was All-State in football, basketball and track • Member of 1955 Babe Ruth League world championship team • Three-time All American in basketball at Purdue • Starter on 1960 U.S. Olympic basketball team • 1963 NBA Rookie of the Year and three time NBA All-Star

Nancy Hanks • Mare owned by J. Malcolm Forbes trained by Budd Doble (also trained Axtell) • As a harness racer, ran the mile at Terre Haute’s Four Cornered Track in a world record time of 2:04 in 1892

Anton “Tony” Hulman • Outstanding football and track athlete at Yale University • Purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1945 making repairs in time for the 1946 Indy 500 race • Member of the four-man U.S. tuna fish team winning its first gold medal in international competition in 1949

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• Three year starting center at Indiana State University • Played for Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers and named All-NFL by Paul Zimmerman of Sports Illustrated in 1991 • Joined Pittsburgh Steelers radio broadcast team in 1998 • Author of “Forged in Steel: the Seven Time-Tested Leadership Principles Practiced by the Pittsburgh Steelers”

Mark Jackson

• Played at Terre Haute South and then walked on at Purdue University • Played in the 1984 Peach Bowl • Drafted by Denver Broncos in 1986 draft in sixth round • Played in four AFC championship games and three Super Bowls

Kylie Hutson • Terre Haute native graduation from Terre Haute North in 2006 • All-MIC in track, volleyball, and diving. All-State in diving in 2006 • Two time McMillan Award winner with school records in pole vault and high jump • 2011 USA Outdoor national pole vault champion • 2013 Indoor and Outdoor pole vault runner-up • Nine time NCAA All-American in pole vault, four-time NCAA champion

Eddie Hickey • Achieved a college basketball coaching record of 429-230 in 29 years • Won seven MVC titles and 1948 NIT • Named 1959 Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches • Inducted into National Basketball Hall of Fame in 1979 • After retirement, managed AAA headquarters in Terre Haute

Hollie Hyche • Seven time NCAA sprint champion in 1993 and 1994 at Indiana State University • Ten time NCAA All-American • NCAA Women’s Indoor Athlete of the Year and NCAA Women’s Outdoor Athlete of the Year 1994 • 14 time Gateway/Missouri Valley Conference champion • Held MVC and ISU records in five events when she graduated • In the Indiana State University Athletics Hall of Fame

Tommy John • Played basketball and baseball at Gerstmeyer High School • Signed with the Cleveland Indians in 1961 and played 26 years for six teams • Compiled a 288-231 record with an ERA of 3.34 • In July 1974, John damaged his ulnar collateral ligament of his pitching arm and Dr. Frank Jobe performed the revolutionary surgery that became known as “Tommy John” surgery by replacing the ligament with a tendon from his other arm. • Came back a year later and won 168 games post surgery • Four time All-Star in 1968, 1978, 1979, and 1980

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Neil Johnston • After signing a baseball contract as a pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies, was sent to Terre Haute and played two seasons • Went on to Wilmington of Class B Interstate League in 1951. Unhappy with progress, had tryout with Philadelphia Warriors in 1951 and played nine NBA seasons. • Led the NBA in scoring from the 1953 season through the 1955 season • Inducted into Philadelphia and Pennsylvania sports halls of fame as well as the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Tony McGee • Terre Haute native graduating from Terre Haute South High School and was an All-State basketball and football player • Attended Michigan on scholarship and caught 38 passes for 467 yards and six touchdowns in his senior year in 1992 and played in the 1993 Rose Bowl against Washington as a tight end • Drafted in second round of NFL draft by the Cincinnati Bengals playing 11 seasons in Cincinnati, Dallas and New York

John McNichols • Coached track and field and cross country at Indiana State University for 34 years • Longest tenured coach of any sport at ISU • Guided the Sycamores to 38 total Missouri Valley Conference team championships with 11 in cross country, 10 in indoor track and 17 in outdoor track • Oversaw the construction and development of the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course considered one of the best in the nation • Indiana State University Athletics Hall of Fame

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Clyde Lovellette • Led Garfield High School to undefeated season in 1947 and lost in championship game to Shelbyille • Played for Phog Allen at Kansas University • Only player in history to lead the nation in scoring and lead a team to a NCAA championship • Drafted by Lakers in first round of NBA draft • First player to win a NCAA championship, NBA championship and Olympic Gold Medal • Inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Duane Klueh • Enrolled in Indiana State Teachers College after returning from WWII • Played three seasons, two under John Wooden and the other under John Longfellow • Drafted in the eighth round of 1949 NBA draft by Boston Celtics and played two seasons in NBA for the Denver Nuggets and the Fort Wayne Pistons • Coached 12 seasons at Indiana State University from 1955 to 1967 and retired as the winningest coach in ISU history with a record of 182-22 • Four time Coach of the Year in Indiana Collegiate Conference

Bobby “Slick” Leonard • Terre native graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in 1950 • As a junior at Indiana University led team to 1953 NCAA tournament championship game and hit game winning free throw • Drafted by Baltimore Bullets as 10th overall pick in 1954 NBA draft • Played seven years in NBA • Coached Indiana Pacers to three ABA championship titles • Inducted in Indiana and Naismith basketball halls of fame

Art Nehf • Terre Haute native graduating from Wiley High School in 1910 • Attended Rose Polytechnic and graduated in 1915 and holds record in football for longest run from scrimmage (99 yards) • Pitched 15 seasons in majors for four different teams • Retired with record of 184-120 and a 3.20 ERA • Was only one of two pitchers in history to have three hits in a World Series Game • Inducted into Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989


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Jerry Newson • Leading scorer for three years at Indiana State University 1965 through 1968 • Led team to runner-up in 1968 NCAA Division II tournament and named MVP of the tournament • Inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and Indiana State University Athletic Hall of Fame • Drafted 74th overall by Boston Celtics in 1968 NBA draft and was drafted by the Indiana Pacers of the ABA

• All-around athlete at Gerstmeyer High School in football, basketball and track • After playing football for one year at University of Illinois, played 15 years of professional football in the Canadian Football League, the American Football League and the National Football League • Was an American Football League All-Star in 1964 and 1966

Steve Weatherford

• Native of Terre Haute and was outstanding athlete in track, soccer, football and basketball at Terre Haute North High School • Attended University of Illinois on a football scholarship as a punter breaking Dike Edelman’s school record of 43 yards per punt with an average of 44.5 yards per punt in 2003 • Also competed in track and field in the long jump, high jump, 60m hurdles, shot put and heptathlon • Signed with New Orleans Saints as undrafted free agent in 2006 and played for the Saints, Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets before signing with the New York Giants in 2011 • Played in Super Bowl XLVI with the Giants when they defeated the New England Patriots and averaged 40.8 yards per punt

Bud Taylor • Boxer known as the “Blonde Terror of Terre Haute” held the National Boxing Association World Bantamweight Championship in 1927 • Inducted into the Ring Magazine Hall of Fame in 1986 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2005

Anthony Thompson • Was a Parade All-American and All-State running back at Terre Haute North High School • Attended Indiana University winning the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award in 1989 and finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting • Was selected by the Phoenix Cardinals in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft and played in 37 games with the Cardinals and Los Angeles Rams, scoring six touchdowns

• Attended Indiana State University where he was a five time-NCAA champion in men’s gymnastics and led the men’s gymnastics team to the 1977 NCAA national championship • Was named to the 1976 men’s Olympic gymnastics team • Won the 1979 Nissen Award and the 1979 James E. Sullivan Award after winning six medals at the World Championships • Inducted into the Indiana State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame in 2010

Greg Oden

• Moved to Terre Haute in 1997 and played basketball at Sarah Scott Middle School before moving to Indianapolis, leading Lawrence North High School to three consecutive IHSAA titles 2004 through 2006 • Named Indiana Mr. Basketball in 2006 • Went to Ohio State and led basketball team to NCAA championship game • Drafted with the first pick of the 2007 NBA draft by the Portland Trailblazers

Dizzy Trout • Signed contract with Terre Haute Tots and compiled a 30-8 record after 38 appearances for Terre Haute in the Three-I League • Played next three years (1936-1938) in Indianapolis, Toledo and in Beaumont and went 22-6 with a 2.12 ERA • Made his major league debut with Detroit Tigers in 1939 and ended his career with a record of 170-161 with a 3.23 ERA and 1,256 strikeouts with the Tigers, Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles • Inducted into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981

John Wooden • Resided in Terre Haute from 1946 through 1948 and was the athletic director and head basketball coach at Indiana State Teachers College (Indiana State University) • In 1948 Wooden led the Sycamores to the conference title and coached them to the NAIB National Tournament final losing to Louisville, the only championship game a Wooden-coached team every lost • Went to UCLA in the 1948-49 season and won 10 NCAA Championships during his tenure and is considered the greatest coach in the history of college basketball

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What To Do

Terre Haute always has something for you to do, no matter the season or your interests. Your only problem will be deciding where to start first.

The field cuts around turn four of the Terre Haute Action Track during the Sumar Classic modified feature race.

academic buildings. All exhibits are free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays. Group tours are available.

Members of the Griffin Bike Park youth team.

Arts Corridor Seventh Street-Downtown Terre Haute The Terre Haute Arts Corridor runs through the heart of downtown Terre Haute and into the ISU campus and features an art museum, galleries, artist studios, public art, theaters, unique boutiques and a lively coffee shop. Many other unique eateries and shops may be found nearby. Rose-Hulman Permanent Art Collection, Temporary Exhibits and Programs Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Moench Hall (812) 877-8452 On-campus collections include Hadley Pottery, an extensive collection of 19th-century British watercolors and the largest collection of original water colors by D. Omer “Salty” Seamon. Special exhibits featuring local, national and international artists are on display in the hallways of Moench Hall and other

Swope Art Museum 25 S Seventh Street (812) 238-1676 www.swope.org The Swope Art Museum is a place where you can discover the best of American art. Located in the heart of Downtown Terre Haute in the Arts & Culture District, the Museum offers a schedule of changing exhibitions, talks, tours, art classes, and more. Open Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 with extended hours on Fridays until 8. Group tours by appointment. Admission is free and validated parking is available in the Sky Garden Parking Garage. University Art Gallery Indiana State University Seventh and Chestnut streets (812) 237-3720 www.indstate.edu/artgallery Located in the Center for Performing and Fine Arts, the University Art Gallery provides exhibitions of contemporary art and a Visiting Artist/Scholar lecture series that coincides with the exhibits. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to

7 p.m. Thursday. The gallery is open to the public. Admission is free.

Public Art Art Spaces 669 Ohio Street (812) 235-2801 Discover the heart of Terre Haute through public sculptures found within the newly designated 41|40 Arts and Cultural District, in many city parks and on local university campuses. Each unique work of art is carefully placed by Art Spaces to add meaning and liveliness to the city landscape, and all are available for people of all ages to enjoy free of charge. Consider a walk throughout the newly designated 41|40 Arts and Cultural District, where you will find more than a dozen outdoor sculptures, or take in the entire collection by bike or car. Art Spaces brings together people, business and art to build a vibrant city. For sculpture locations and a map: www.wabashvalleyartspaces.com

History Museum CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center 1532 S Third Street (812) 234-7881 www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center shines a light on the story of the Holocaust and Eva Kor to illuminate the world with hope, healing, respect and responsibility. The museum features the

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“Choices” exhibit, which describes Eva’s life before the war, the rise of Nazism, her survival of Auschwitz and the horrible experiments done on her by Dr. Josef Mengele. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clabber Girl Museum 900 Wabash Avenue (812) 232-9446 Experience Clabber Girl and celebrate the history of one of the oldest brands in America. While exploring the Clabber Girl Museum, enjoy a culinary encounter that is sure to delight at its Bake Shop Cafe. Museum open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Bake Shop Cafe open 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Eugene V. Debs Museum 451 N Eighth Street (812) 232-2163 www.debsfoundation.org Renowned labor leader, 5-time presidential candidate, and humanitarian Eugene V. Debs was born in Terre Haute. His Midwestern-Victorian architecture home, built in 1890, is a National Historic Landmark. The museum, founded in 1965, is open Tuesday - Saturday 12 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment. Free admission, suggested donation is $5. Closed holidays. Fire and Police Museum Eighth and Idaho streets (812) 234-8653 See the first motorized fire truck used in Indiana and other exhibits, displays and collections of fire-fighting equipment. Also see Terre Haute’s first horse-drawn ambulance operated by the police department in 1885. Police memorabilia, including record books of daily entries from 1910 to the 1940s, also are located at the museum. At this time the museum is closed for renovations. Please contact the Terre Haute Fire Department Haedquarters for hours. Free admission. Indiana Association Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Museum 5353 E Margaret Drive inside the Terre Haute Convention and Visitor Bureau (812) 234-5555 This museum is filled with a vast variety of track & field and cross country artifacts and memorabilia from across Indiana. The Hall of Fame’s facility not only houses memorabilia, but also celebrates athlete, coach and contributor accomplishments from the past 120 years. The museum educates the visitor with both interactive self-guided tours, but also with professionally-guided tours by appointment. The museum’s motto is to preserve, educate and celebrate the past and retell the Indiana history of the sports. The

Wabash Valley Tumbling and Gymnastics hosted 2018-2019 Indiana US Gymnastic State meet at Strive 365. museum is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. throughout the year and on Saturday from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. during the months of June and July. Special appointment times may be arranged to tour the modern facility of historical displays and exhibits. Native American Museum Dobbs Park, 5170 E Poplar Street (812) 877-6007 Explore the culture of people who originally inhabited the United States. Experience Native American culture through exhibits, educational materials and programs. Look back in time at the heirloom and wildflower gardens. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, closed on Sunday, and all major holidays. Veterans Memorial Museum of Terre Haute 1129 Wabash Avenue (812) 208-1396 www.veteransmuseumofterrehaute.com This museum is filled with military memorabilia from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan, with the purpose of preserving our military heritage and honoring our veterans in such a way that their sacrifices are never forgotten. Many items have been donated by residents from the surrounding areas, but the majority have been collected by museum founder Brian Mundell. Open Saturdays noon – 4 p.m. or by appointment. Vigo County Historical Museum 929 Wabash Avenue (812) 235-9717 www.vchsmuseum.org Situated in a historic building in the Downtown Arts & Culture District, the Museum highlights the cultural heritage of Terre Haute and Vigo County. The Birthplace of the Coca-Cola Bottle, Business & Industry,

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Transportation, Origins, Haunted Legends, Schools & Sports, and Historic Hauteans are a few of the ever-changing exhibits throughout the Museum. Check our website for events and programming. Enjoy sandwiches and ice cream in the 1950s Soda Shop and visit our store, The Muse Gifts & Gallery. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday Noon - 5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Admission: $7/adult, $6/senior (60+), $4/children (5-18 yrs), children 4 & under free. Guided group tours $10/person, reservations required.


Wabash Valley Railroaders Museum 1316 Plum Street (812) 238-9958 www.wvrrm.org Owned and operated by the Haley Tower Historical & Technical Society. The museum features two interlocking towers, two cabooses, a Pullman WWII troop sleeper, GE 45 ton switcher locomotive and a train viewing platform next to the busy CSX main line. Open Saturday and Sunday 12-4PM May to October Admission is $3.00 ages 5 and up. Special arrangements for groups available

Other Attractions Allen Memorial Planetarium 3737 S Seventh Street (812) 462-4272 The Allen Memorial Planetarium is located on the grounds of Terre Haute South High School. The planetarium is an educational facility which provides programs for students and community groups in Vigo County and the surrounding area. School and community groups may schedule times for programs during school hours. Clark-Landsbaum Deming Park Holly Arboretum Fruitridge Avenue & Ohio Boulevard (812) 235-2723 Come view the spectacular beauty of nature at the Clark -Landsbaum Deming Park Holly Arboretum, recognized by the Holly society of America as an “Official Holly Arboretum.” There are only 21 arboretums worldwide with this distinction. There are only 18 in the United States and three foreign countries that meet the strict criteria for this special designation. Dobbs Park Nature Center 5170 E Poplar Street (812) 877-1095 Visitors can consult a naturalist, observe wildlife or take a hike in this park’s 105-acre wooded setting. Wander through the natural

beauty of our butterfly gardens. Educational programs are offered throughout the year. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, closed on Sunday, and all major holidays. Free admission. Terre Haute Farmers Market www.terrehautefarmersmarket.com Terre Haute Farmers Market takes place each Saturday, from May 19 to October 6 at Meadows Shopping Center located at 2800 Poplar Street from 8 a.m. to noon. The market features locally grown and crafted products ranging from vegetables, meats and cheeses, to breads, soups, honey, and select handmade items. Visit our winter market the first Saturday of each month from November-May, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the Meadows Shopping Center.

Days, visitors can watch costumed pioneers demonstrate the crafts of the era - wool spinning, rail splitting, candle making, carpentry, soap making and more. Open third Saturday of the month, May-September, for Summer in the Village. Tours available by appointment. Free admission. Hook Astronomical Observatory Sixth and Chestnut streets (812) 237-3186 The public is invited to check out the stars and planets, when it is clear, from the Indiana State University Hook Observatory. To reach the observatory, enter the front door of the Science Building and climb the stairs to the roof. The Science Building is just east of Hulman Memorial Student Union. Open 8 to 10 p.m., Tuesday and Friday (if clear). Free admission.

Farrington Grove Historic Residential District Tour Poplar Street to Hulman Street and Fourth Street to Seventh Street Farrington’s Grove, a 19th-century neighborhood with about 800 homes and other buildings, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Architectural styles include Classical Greek Revival, Queen Anne, Romanesque, Italian Renaissance and Victorian. Tour pamphlets are available at the Vigo County Historical Museum or Vigo County Public Library. Fowler Park - Pioneer Village 3000 E Oregon Church Road (812) 462-3392 Step into the past at this 19th-century village, complete with 20 structures. They include homes, shops, a barn, church and a grist mill. During the park’s annual Pioneer

The Terre Haute South band provided music for the Christmas in the Park lighting as fireworks were set off.

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This state-of-the-art facility with its eight telescopes and computer equipment gives astronomy fans of all ages insight into our solar system. Rose-Hulman students have discovered several asteroids over the last few years. The observatory is open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Thursday during the school year for local stargazers.

A blacksmith demonstration during Pioneer Days at Fowler Park.

Indiana Theatre 683 Ohio Street (812) 232-8076 This Terre Haute landmark, which opened in 1922, occupies a special place in American theater design. The Theatre was built by T.W. Barhydt to be a lasting gift to the city. Throughout its rich history, the Theatre has hosted a wide range of events. Through restoration efforts which began in May 2013, the Theatre’s heritage has been preserved and the Indiana has been reborn as a 1,600seat, full-service event center. National Road Heritage Trail West end: Fourth & Cherry, East end: Delmar & Betty Jones Trailhead at Chamberlain Road, South of U.S. Hwy 40. (812) 232-2727 Walk, run, bike or roller-blade your way down the National Road Heritage Trail. A beautiful 36 mile stretch of paved trail makes this the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Jump on the trail at the Twigg Rest Area on U.S. Hwy 40 at Hunt Road & Delmar Road & Betty Jones Trailhead.

Paul Dresser Memorial Birthplace First Street and Dresser Drive (812) 235-9717 This pre-Civil War home of Paul Dresser was relocated to Fairbanks Park on the banks of the Wabash from its original 318 S. Second St. location. Dresser, who wrote Indiana’s state song, “On the Banks of the Wabash,” was the brother of author Theodore Dreiser. Open limited hours during the summer. Call the office. Groups may visit by appointment. Free admission. Providence Spirituality & Conference Center 1 Sisters of Providence St Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876 (812) 535-3131 or 800-860-1840 The Sisters of Providence invite you to visit Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and learn her amazing story. Explore our wooded grounds and amazing architecture on a

Oakley Observatory Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (812) 877-8127 Sycamore Winery

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self-guided or guided tour. Enjoy nature and see our eco-friendly alpacas. Open daily. Bus groups welcome. Scottish Rite Temple/ Hippodrome Theatre 727 Ohio Street (812) 234-3761 John Eberson built the Hippodrome Theatre in 1914 as a vaudeville theater. These days, the former Hippodrome houses a Masonic museum and library. Hours vary. Call for information. Group tours available. Vigo County Veterans Memorial Plaza Located on the lawn of the Vigo County Courthouse between Ohio and Cherry streets, the French-New Baroque structure was completed in 1888 and houses many of the daily operations of the county. In addition to the beautiful architecture of the courthouse, one can visit the new Veterans Memorial Plaza. The Plaza includes monuments to World War I, World War II and Korea. Flagpoles fly the flags of all four military branches. White Violet Center for Eco-Justice Sisters of Providence St. Mary-of-the-Woods (812) 535-2930 White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, teaches,


cares and inspires for all creation. Visit the center to shop the Farm Store for fresh organic produce grown at St. Mary-of-theWoods and other locally produced products; see alpacas and chickens; learn more about organic agriculture and sustainable living; or study insects, bird habitats and small animals. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or by special arrangement

Gaming eBash 2303 S 3rd Street (812) 235-0040 www.ebash.com The original eBash video game center started in 2004 and is still a video game destination for new gamers, professional gamers, and everyone in between! All ages can enjoy playing by the hour or all-day on our high-end gaming computers, Xbox Ones, Playstation 4 consoles, Nintendo Switch, and even Virtual Reality. Other features include birthday parties, private parties, and local & national tournaments. Open noon to midnight every day; overnight lock-ins Fridays & Saturdays. Escape Terre Haute 3501 S 3rd Place (833) 204-2777 The craze that’s sweeping the nation is now in Terre Haute! Each Escape Room is a reallife brain teaser for a small group — you and your team will be locked in a room where you’ll need to solve puzzles, find clues and crack codes in order to escape. You have one goal: work together and escape the room in under 1 hour! Full Moon Games 248 S 7th Street (812) 235-6666 www.fullmoongames.com/ At Full Moon Games, we specialize in and buy/sell Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Pokemon. We carry a wide variety of board games, gaming supplies and accessories. New to gaming? Want to learn how to play? No problem, come visit us on Monday nights and we will teach you! Gam3 812-244-1156 430 S. 7th Street www.gam3terrehaute.com Need a place to play or want to make your day interesting? Grab your friends and use our game room to play your favorite games. At Gam3 we carry the largest selection of card and table-top games in the Wabash Valley! With 200+ games to choose from that you can play in-store, for free, we comfortably accommodate up to 48 players in

our main gaming area and up to 10 people in our RPGs room.

Performing Arts Arts Illiana 23 N Sixth Street (812) 235-5007 www.artsilliana.org A dynamic art gallery and center for information about the arts in the The Ganesha Inaugural Dance was Wabash Valley can be found at this performed at the Taste of India address. The center provides inforfundraiser at Rose-Hulman. mation about the arts and cultural offerings in Terre Haute and the surcourt for the Indiana State University Sycrounding area and includes an art amores basketball teams. Broadway plays, gallery with compelling exhibitions featuring concerts and nationally known performers work by local artists and much more. Opens are regularly featured. Seating capacity in 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, the arena ranges from 2,600 to 11,000 with with 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday hours. the event dictating the configuration. Banks of the Wabash Barbershop Indiana State University Chorus ISU offers a variety of arts and entertainHarmony Hall 1257 Lafayette Avenue ment events throughout the year. A listing (812) 232-4926 of campus events by month and category is This popular group of male vocalists, also available at www.indstate.edu/calendar. available for private bookings, perform several public shows each year. Visitors and singers interested in joining the group may attend rehearsals starting at 7 p.m. most Thursdays in Harmony Hall. The Dance Studio 1237 Wabash Avenue Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute (812) 232-1490 (812) 236-3193 www.danceterrehaute.com The Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute offers Country, Swing, Ballroom and Latin dance two annual performances; one in the spring lessons for adults. and one in the fall for local children. Past

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performances have included “High School Musical Jr.”, “Willy wonka Jr.”, and “Mary Poppins Jr.” coming in November, 2019. Call (812) 236-3193 for audition and production dates. Season tickets are available. Community Theatre of Terre Haute Inc. Hazledine Talley Memorial Playhouse 1431 S 25th Street (812) 232-7172 Community Theatre is the oldest non-professional theater in the state. Volunteers produce stage productions (including a musical), the annual Awards Night, a summer camp for children and community outreach programs. Community Theater “Where Everyone Plays a Part!” has volunteer opportunities year round. Hulman Center 200 N Eighth Street (812) 237-3770 www.hulman.org Educational conferences, conventions, concerts, stage shows, sporting events, banquets and dances are only a few reasons for visiting Hulman Center. The arena is home

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Music School of Music www.indstate.edu/music sponsors numerous solo and ensemble performances by students, faculty members and guests. For more information, call the music department hotline at (812) 237-2771.

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The Contemporary Music Festival is conducted on campus each fall (October or November). The three-day event attracts composers, critics and musicians from coast to coast. Indiana State University Speakers Series has featured Former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, actress Marlee Matlin and humorist and columnist Dave Barry. The series is always free and open to the public. For information, contact ISU’s Hulman Center at (812) 237-3770. Indiana State University Masterworks Chorale (812) 237-2763 The Indiana State University Masterworks Chorale is a university and community chorus that studies and performs a musical repertoire of major choral masterworks. Two concerts are presented per year in December and April. Membership is open to students and members of the community. Rehearsals are held at 7 p.m. Mondays in the ISU Center for Performing and Fine Arts at Seventh and Chestnut streets. For more information, call (812) 237-2763. Hatfield Hall Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 5500 Wabash Avenue (812) 877-8544

You may not associate an engineering and science college with fabulous arts and entertainment, but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. The college opened the Hatfield Hall performing arts center in November 2002. It has a 602seat theater, rehearsal rooms for student organizations, an alumni center and offices for the institutional advancement, communication,marketing and alumni affairs. Terre Haute Community Band Terre Haute, IN (812) 535-6440 The Community Band performs a series of free concerts in Fairbank Park throughout the summer featuring a variety of light classic, march, Broadway, and show tunes as well as modern music for concert band. The band is comprised of approximately 50 Wabash Valley amateur and professional musicians ranging from talented high school students to retired adults. Rehearsals are held each Monday evening during the summer concert season. Terre Haute Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra (812) 535-6440 Sixty professional and amateur musicians perform four pops concerts each year at the St Mary-of-the-Woods College Cecilian Auditorium. Music includes light classical,

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Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra 25 N Sixth Street (812) 242-8476 Professional musicians perform an annual season of concerts September through May at Tilson Auditorium on Indiana State University’s campus. The Terre Haute Symphony is Indiana’s oldest professional symphony. Nationally and internationally known guest artists perform with the orchestra. Season tickets are available by calling (812) 2373737.

Drive-In Theater Moon Lite Drive-In Theater 5048 N. Lafayette Street North Terre Haute, IN (812) 244-1275

Movie Theater AMC Theater Showplace 12 3153 S 3rd Place (812) 232-6474 www.amctheaters.com

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Theater Tilson Auditorium The Performing Arts Series includes dance, music and theater programs for a wide range of tastes. For ticket information, call (812) 237-3770. The Crossroads Repertory Theatre offers quality professional theater in June and July. During the school year, ISU’s award-winning theater department also stages many productions (Spring Stage & Fall Stage). Call (812) 237-3333 for more information.

Spectator Sports Indiana State University www.indstate.edu/athletic The former college home of Larry Bird, Tommy John, Kurt Thomas and Bruce Baumgartner has 14 intercollegiate sports, with both men’s and women’s teams. ISU belongs to the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Check out www.GoSycamores.com for all schedules and ticket information. REX Baseball Season May - August. The Rex is part of the 12-team Prospect League, which started in 2010. Rex Base-

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ball is a woodbat league for college players to develop their skills over the summer. The Rex is one of hundreds of teams across the country that recruits players from all 50 states, Canada, South America and Puerto Rico. Make Bob Warn Field your home away from home this summer. 812-478-3817 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology This nationally known engineering and science college is a member of Division III of the NCAA and the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Many Rose-Hulman students have won national honors as Academic All-Americans. For information on intercollegiate sports for men and women, call (812) 877-8180 or visit athletics. rose-hulman.edu. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Women’s basketball, men’s and women’s softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s cross country and men’s and women’s equestrian events are among athletic activities at SMWC. For more information, call (812) 535-5009 Terre Haute Action Track about 1/2 mile south of Interstate-70 on U.S. 41 at the Vigo County Fairgrounds. (812) 232-4040 www.terrehauteactiontrack.net Legendary stars, such as A.J. Foyt, Parnelli Jones and Johnny Rutherford, have competed at this legendary 1/2-mile clay oval in Terre Haute. More recently, nationally known drivers such as Jeff Gordon, Stevie Reeves

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and Tony Stewart have competed here. Call for this year’s schedule of races. Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association 3150 S Houseman Street just North off Davis Avenue- New Home of the Hulman Mini Speedway THQMA continues to build on it’s 60 years of racing in the Wabash Valley. Racing for youths, ages 5-17. Racing starts at 4pm most Saturdays April - October. Admission is ALWAYS FREE to come and watch. For additional information: Website www.thqma.com- FB THQMA- Instagram thqma- Twitter @TerreHauteQMA Vigo County Schools Vigo County School Corporation schools are home to many exciting spectator sports such as football, baseball, softball, basketball, track and field, and tennis. They have served as training grounds for thousands of successful athletes. Many have gone on to successful athletic participation in college and sometimes professional teams. For sporting event schedules, contact the high schools: Terre Haute North Vigo (812) 4624326; Terre Haute South Vigo (812) 4624265 and West Vigo (812) 462-4282. Wabash Valley Dragway about 1/2 mile south of Interstate-70 on U.S. 41 at the Vigo County Fairgrounds This award winning NHRA-sanctioned track provides residents and visitors alike a great place to race. Drag racers from a 75-mile radius participate in Super Pro, Pro. Sportsman, Novice Street, Pro Bike, Street Bike, High School and Jr. Dragster categories from March thru November. Wabash Valley Family Sports Center Inc. 599 S Tabertown Road Several cross-country meets are hosted here at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course. For more information, call (812) 877-1388.

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Recreation Bowling Eagles 823 Poplar Street (812) 232-5550 Imperial Lanes Bowling & Billiards 400 N Third Street (812) 232-1319 The Landing 3350 N 4th Street (812) 460-4000 www.thelandingatfortharrison.com Terre Haute Bowling Center 600 E Springhill Drive (812) 238-2911 www.terrehautebowlingcenter.com Vigo Bowl 210 S 9 1/2 Street (812) 232-6800 www.vigobowl.net

Fishing

Area fishing spots include city and county parks, the Wabash River with public access in Fairbanks Park, Chinook State Fishing Area, Turtle Creek Fish and Wildlife Area, Green Valley State Fish and Game Area and a number of private lakes. For city and county parks locations, see the special guide to Parks and Recreation Facilities on Page 53.

Fitness

Fitness enthusiasts and those who just want to stretch their legs will find fitness and exercise centers plentiful in the Wabash Valley. For additional information about fitness options, check the local telephone directory. Fees vary for the locations listed here. Anytime Fitness 101 S Fruitridge Avenue (812) 235-8463 320 S Third Street (812) 917-3776 4425 S Seventh Street (812) 917-4336 www.anytimefitness.com At Anytime Fitness of Terre Haute, your busy schedule and on-the-go lifestyle are accommodated. At our health club, you can exercise anytime of the day or night using your own security-access key card! That’s 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Visit us at one of our three convenient locations. Center for Fitness and Performance-Union Hospital 1606 N Seventh Street (fifth floor of Professional Office

Building) (812) 238-7311 Enjoy a spectacular view of downtown Terre Haute while whittling away the pounds on the treadmill or weight machines. Visitors can participate in cardiovascular training, bench and low-impact aerobics, personalized training, fitness consultations, triathlon training and heart-rate training. Also available are nutritional advice, fitness testing, body-composition testing and exercise prescriptions. Visitor fee: $10 per visit. Planet Fitness 138 W Honey Creek Parkway (812) 235-5001 Planet Fitness is here to provide a unique environment in which anyone – and we mean anyone – can be comfortable. A diverse, Judgement Free Zone® where a lasting, active lifestyle can be built. In the end, it’s all about you. We are not here to kiss your butt, only to kick it if that’s what you need. Open and staffed 24 hours seven days a week. Stan’s Nautilus and Fitness Center 3102 S 13th Street (one block south of Margaret on 13th street, next to I-70) (812) 235-1229 Stan Petty, owner (B.S. and M.S., Phys Ed); manager Kevin Selby. Beginning programs supervised by Stan and his staff. Nautilus Circuit, cardio room, free weights, lockers, showers and sauna. Reasonable rates. Visitors welcome for a fee. Terre Haute Fitness Center 1360 Lafayette Avenue (812) 243-6630 www.terrehautefit.com Terre Haute Fitness Center has a 13,500-square-foot facility to meet your needs. 24-hour member access. That means day, night or whatever fits in your schedule. The front of the gym is home to the treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, rowing machines and jacobs ladder. The back has a Zumba room, free weights, resistance machines, tractor tire and log press. Locker rooms with showers, wifi, stereo and TVs also available. Ultimate Fitness & Bariatric Center 3171 S Third Place (812) 235-4006 A medically oriented fitness facility provides an array of services to meet the fitness needs of every individual. We offer a gym equipped with cardiovascular, weight resistance and free weight equipment, plus a huge variety of classes for every fitness level. Wabash Valley Family Sports Center Inc. 599 S Tabertown Road

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(812) 877-1388 www.wabashvalleyfamilysportscenter. com This Center has a multipurpose recreation area, cardio equipment, free weight room, aerobics schedule, a 5,000-meter cross-country track course meeting NCAA specifications, an indoor walking track, basketball courts and soccer fields. Visitors welcome for a fee.

Go-carts and Miniature Golf Bogey’s Family Fun Center 3601 Union Road (behind the Fairgrounds) (812) 232-8700 www.bogeybear.net Go-Karts, adult go-karts, miniature golf, batting cages, indoor play-land, bungee trampoline, bumper cars, water wars, arcade, and snack bar. Call for hours.

Golf The Country Club of Terre Haute 57 Allendale (812) 299-2156 www.ccth.org A tradition of excellence and service in the Wabash Valley since 1898. The Country Club of Terre Haute has been the place for fine dining, recreation and social activities for more than a century. Event facilities available to both members and non-members, along with a professional staff, a venue for every occasion. About the Course The Country Club of Terre Haute offers the finest 18-hole, par 71 golf course in the area. The current golf course was designed by William Diddel, a founding member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. Diddel is considered one of the great golf course architects of America. The distinctive topography of the front and back nines adds to the challenging characteristics of the course. The natural setting, in conjunction with the contours of the land, enables the golfer to enjoy a course that is fair yet challenging. A unique open-play policy makes the facility readily accessible to the membership. The PGA certified professional staff provides membership with a driving range, practice putting green, bag storage, club repair, lessons in a private or group setting, the latest in technologically advanced golf equipment, along with the most up-to-date golf attire, including such name brands as Polo, Nike, and Under Armour. A fleet of covered golf carts is also available for the members’ convenience.


Hulman Links 990 N Chamberlain Road East Glenn (812) 877-2096 www.hulmanlinks.com PGA Championship course has 18 holes, driving range, a clubhouse, dining room and lounge. Open March 1-December 24. Idle Creek Golf Course Inc. 5353 Eldridge Road (812) 299-4653 www.idlecreek.com Par 71, 18-hole course, sloped and rated by IPGA and USGA, driving rang, concessions. Soft spikes only, which can be purchased at clubhouse. Open March 1-December 1. The Landing at Fort Harrison 3350 N Fourth Street Terre Haute, IN 47804 (812) 460-4000 www.thelandingatfortharrison.com Open year round seven days a week. The Landing offers a well-manicured 18-hole, par-4 course with 6,300 yards of play. Pro shop and lounge. Summer hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Mark’s Par Three Golf Course 2401 N Chamberlain Road (U.S. 40, 1/2 mile north of East Glenn) (812) 877-1467 www.markspar3.com Eighteen holes (13 par 3s and five par 4s), executive-type course concessions, clubhouse, riding carts. William S Rea Golf Course Seventh Street and Davis Avenue (812) 232-0709 Eighteen holes and golf range. Ten tennis courts available. The historic clubhouse, built in the early 1920s, houses a great room and concession stand. Open March 1-Dec. 24.

Recreational Shooting Terre Haute Sporting Clays 1041 W Sandford Avenue West Terre Haute, IN (812) 535-3787 or 1-888-535-3787 www.terrehautesportingclays.com We provide sporting clays, five stand, trap, rifle range ammunition and reloading supplies for members and the general public. Programs for individuals, non-profit organizations and corporations in the Terre Haute area. Open Wednesday thru Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Exceptional service is our standard. Top Guns Indoor Shooting Range 5050 S 7th Street

812-299-GUNS (4867) The newly expanded Top Guns opened in late April and is sure to be an attraction for enthusiasts from a wide radius. Top Guns has one of the largest firearms and accessory inventories in the Wabash Valley according to owner Steve Ellis. In addition, there is an indoor range with 18 separate shooting lanes spread over three shooting ranges that is the only one of its kind in the Midwest.

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Terre Haute has extensive opportunities for recreational league play in softball, baseball, football, soccer, basketball, swimming and other team sports. For a Acrobats performed at Zorah Shrine Circus listing of leagues in the at the Vigo County Fairgrounds. Terre Haute area, call David Patterson at the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau at (812) 234-5555.

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Terre Haute Skate World Roller Skating 481 Honey Creek Drive Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3835

(Hard court surfaces) Collett Park Seventh Street and Maple Avenue

Voorhees Skate Park 230 Voorhees Terre Haute, IN This skate park is the second largest in the state of Indiana, and will rival most in the midwest. You are sure to find the park filled with skaters and bikers from around the region.

Deming Park Fruitridge Avenue and Ohio Boulevard

Wigwam Skate & Event Center 4600 N Smith Street Terre Haute, IN 47805 (812) 460-1775 www.wigwamskating.com The Wigwam has been a part of Terre Haute’s landscape for more than eight decades and will celebrate 50 years at its current location in 2019. We are more than a roller rink, we are an event center as well. Children under 16 years of age are not permitted to exit the building prior to closing unless the parent or adult guardian comes inside to pick them up. For more information please visit our website.

Prairie Creek Park 3230 W. French Drive

Booker T. Washington Center 13th Street and College Avenue Lee Fields 979 Gannon Road, West Terre Haute

Rea Park Seventh Street and Davis Avenue Spencer F. Ball Park 15th Street and Eighth Avenue Wabash Valley Community Tennis Association Summer Youth Tennis 812-240-1823 for more information Additional outdoor tennis facilities are located at many Vigo County schools.

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Pickleball Brittlebank Park 20th and Grant streets

SHOPPING

Whether you prefer the selection a mall can offer or the quaint and unique buys available at family-owned shops, Terre Haute has something for everyone. Larger retailers, such as Wal-Mart Super Center, Hobby Lobby and Lowe’s are located on the city’s south side, in the area of U.S. 41 south of I-70.

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Indoor Courts Wabash Valley Tennis Club 311 W Honey Creek Drive (812) 238-9888 Six indoor courts (Laykold surface). Open September - May. THJTA—Anyone for summer tennis? (812) 240-8596 The Terre Haute Junior Tennis Association is entering its 34th consecutive year offering summer tennis camps, clinics, and tournaments for local and out-of-town players. The THJTA is the largest junior tennis program in Terre Haute and one of the premiere junior programs in the state of Indiana serving 390 unique players last summer. The THJTA received the prestigious Community Tennis Association of the Year Award in 2018 from the Central Indiana Tennis Association. Through our mix of three free morning tennis camps for beginning players at Terre Haute North High School, West Vigo High School, and Honey Creek Middle School, our afternoon camp for advanced players held at Terre Haute North High School, and our three USTA sanctioned tournaments, the THJTA is organized to serve all ages and ability levels from beginning 5 year olds on quick start nets to varsity level high school players. Sign-ups for all summer programs are on Monday, June 3rd. Morning and afternoon camps begin on June 4th. Please call Wes Kirk at 812-240-8596 with questions. You may also visit our website, thjta. com, to download our brochure listing all programs, dates, and pricing. We hope to see you on the courts this summer!

To the West- Wabash River To the East- 14th Street To the North- Locust To the South- Oak Street Specialty shops, galleries, bookstore, restaurants, museums, artisans shops, hobby shop, hotels, garage parking, coffee shops & breweries.

North Plaza North Lafayette Avenue and Fort Harrison Road Includes Menards, Big Lots, Kadel’s Hallmark, eye care, furniture store, restaurant, groceries and more. Twelve Points Lafayette Avenue, Maple Avenue and 13th Street Consignment shops, CVS Pharmacy, Dollar General, hair salon, children’s clothing and more.

East

(just north of I-70) Walmart, Dollar Tree, Maurices, Verizon Wireless, Riddell National Bank, Pet Supplies Plus and other stores and restaurants. Wabash Avenue Wabash Avenue from 10th Street east to Fruitridge Avenue and side streets north and south. A number of businesses, restaurants, family-owned shops and shopping areas.

South Ellis Plaza Seventh Street and U.S. Highway 41 South Restaurant, chiropractic care, nail salon, shipping store and specialty shops. Honey Creek Commons U.S. 41 S next to Walmart, Kohl’s, David’s Bridal, Panera Bread, Jo Ann Fabrics and other specialty shops. Honey Creek Mall U.S. 41 south of I-70. 680,890 sq ft of leasing area. Stores, shoe stores, eye care, and restaurants, including American Eagle Outfitters, Buckle, TGI Fridays, The Children’s Place, JC Penney Co. and more. Honey Creek South South of Honey Creek Mall Thompson Honda Motorcycles, Heavenly Ham and other stores. Honey Creek West West side of Honey Creek Mall includes 12-cinema movie theater, Dean’s Party Mania, Christian bookstore and other stores. Office Max Plaza U.S. 41 south of I-70 and Davis Avenue, Books-A-Million, Joe Muggs, Shoe Carnival and Old Navy.

Clasic Man 2800 Poplar Street, Ste #17 (812) 917-2142

Riverside Plaza U.S. 41 south of I-70, across from Honey Creek Mall, Burlington Coat Factory, restaurants and more.

Kroger Plaza Wabash Avenue and 25th Street includes Kroger, Sweet Science, Rent-to-Own, restaurant and Dollar Store.

Seventh and Springhill Seventh Street and Springhill Drive Specialty shops, fitness center, restaurants and more.

Meadows Shopping Center Ohio Boulevard and 25th Street Includes Stein Mart, MCL Cafeteria, restaurant, and specialty shops.

Southland Shopping Center Seventh Street and Margaret Avenue Includes restaurant, banking, home health care and bookstore.

South 25th Street South 25th Street between Wabash and Margaret avenues - Restaurant, more than 20 specialty stores and services.

South Pointe Crossing U.S. 41 South, restaurant, paint store and clothing stores.

Sycamore Terrace State Road 46 & New Margaret Avenue

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Towne South Plaza U.S. 41 south of I-70, PetSmart, Best Buy, and other stores and restaurants.


US 41 and Springhill US Hwy 41 and Springhill Drive, Academy Sports, Sams Club, Fresh Thyme and restaurants.

Elements Salon & Spa 511 W Honey Creek Drive (812) 235-5432 www.terrehautesalonandspa.com

Wabash Valley Plaza U.S. 41 South, Hobby Lobby, Kroger, restaurants, financial services, beauty supplies, Big Lots and more.

Corepoint Salon & Spa 5141 S U.S. Hwy 41 (812) 239-1114 www.corepointspa.com Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. We offer massage, facials, body treatments, waxing & a full hair salon. All spa services are by appointment only.

Spas Aire Wellness Spa & Float Therapy Center 1729 North 3rd Street 812-234-2473 Terre Haute, IN Hours: Tuesday- Thursday 10am-7pm Friday and Saturday 10am-2pm Closed Sunday and Monday

Merle Norman Day Spa 3410 S U.S. Hwy 41 (812) 232-1676 merlenormanterrehaute.com Hours: Mon.-Sat.10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Services: Massage, facials, Manicures, pedicures, waxing, body treatments, makeup and skincare services.

Nirvana Medspa 3350 N Fourth Street Inside the Landing at Ft. Harrison (812) 460-4004 nirvanamedspa.com Hours: Mon.-Fri.11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Services: Massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, Botox, Juvederm, weight loss and hormone replacement. Skin Spa 2813 South 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 243-3937 By appointment only Wabash Valley Massage 203 E Voorhees Street (812) 243-3176 Hours by appointment only.

Antiques and Boutiques Antiques Antiques @ the Meadows 2800 Poplar Street (812) 814-4181 Feminine Mystique, LLC 825 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-2188 www.femininemystiquellc. com Hidden Treasure Antiques & Collectibles 11904 S US Highway 41 (In the Boot City Complex) Terre Haute, IN (812) 361-7082 J&G Antiques 1146 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN 47804 (812) 240-1655 Glendy’s Uptown Mall 901 Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-1129 Reminisce Antiques 2401 N 13th Street Terre Haute, IN (317) 640-3057

Shady Lane Antique Mall 9247 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute IN (812) 299-1625

Modern Charm 2971 Erie Canal Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 870-4652

Vendors’ Village Located in Honey Creek Mall 3401 S. US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-9326 www.vendorsvillage.com

Repeat Boutique Meadows Shopping Center Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-5944

Boutiques 1921 Boutique 525 W Springhill Drive Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-0464 The Burlap Penguin 2420 S US Hwy 40 Terre Haute, IN (812) 298-4710 The Lili Pad Unique Gifts & Apparel 2800 Poplar Street, Ste #21 (812) 917-2155 Lynn’s Boutique 1617 S. 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-2384

The Stork Stop Baby and Children’s Boutique 2800 Poplar Street, Ste #13 Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 917-4005 thestorkshop.com Style Encore 4432 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3534 Whimsy 5127 S US Hwy 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 686-2893 Willow Gift & Home 3500 Hulman Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-2231

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2417 Ft. Harrison Terre Haute 466-9660

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925 Wabash Ave. Terre Haute 232-6463

5 Beginners Class Wednesdays @ 6pm 812-232-1490 1237 Wabash Ave. danceterrehaute.com

431 Wabash Ave. 812.234.1161 l

Since 1967

Handcrafted Coffee Freshly ground batch brew Espresso beverages Cold brew Tea bar

812-238-2400 On the corner of 7th & Wabash

M-F 6:30am-8pm Sat 7am-3pm

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Breakfast, Lunch & Custom Catering M-F 6am-2pm, Sat 7am-Noon "Meet us at the Crossroads” 679 Wabash Ave. 812-234-2232

www.thesaratogarestaurant.com


GAMING FullMoonGames.com

812.235.MOON 248 S. 7th St.

The Ultimate Dining Experience “Incredible Food” “Flawless Service” “Unbelievable Desserts”

ver We DeliOpen For Lunch!

Remote Control

Hemp Bombs

Drones Cars Trucks Planes

CBD Gummies Capsules Oil

Darts

Billards

Tips Flights Sets Boards

Balls Cues Racks

Enjoy a night out with perfectly prepared cuisine, attentive service, handcrafted cocktails, world-class wine and your favorite company.

939 Poplar St. Terre Haute, IN 812-232-6677 www.stablessteakhouse.com

STORE 812-235-4200

248 S. 7th, Terre Haute

815 Wabash, Terre Haute, IN 812-232-1249 • www.wabash-cigar.com

CAMPBELL CREEK HOMEMADE JUST FOR YOU

812.264.4409 509 Wabash Avenue www.campbellcreekhomemadejustforyou.com

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Birthplace of the Coca-Cola Bottle

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20 N 14th Street CAVU OPS

2500 Prairieton Road

3140 N 25th Street Tribune-Star

222 S 7th Street

581 S Airport Road

TBM Building Services

Scott’s Custom Colors

Terre Haute Regional Airport

3301 S Mary’s Rdoa

Chamber of Commerce/ St. Mary-of-the-Woods Work One/EDC College 630 Wabash Avenue

3250 Locust Street ARC of Vigo County

11 Cherry Street

5500 Wabash Avenue City of Terre Haute

1532 S 3rd Street

600 Wabash Avenue 2901 Ohio Boulevard Sycamore Storage

Rose-Hulman

City Hall 17 Harding Avenue

2900 Poplar Street Gary Greiner Corner of 7th & Walnut Street

602 S 7th Street

8000 Education Drive

646 Walnut Street Baesler’s Market

Corporate Square

JGS

First Financial Bank

Morgan Stanley J. Ford’s Restaurant

129 S 7th Street

683 Wabash Avenue Ivy Tech

Williams Law Office

Candles Holocaust Museum

CDI

Custom Stone Products

509 E. Preston Street

Sycamore Engineering

1010 Chestnut Street

Vigo County Historical. Society 1411 S 6th Street

Root Family

Indiana State University Root Hall 424 N 7th Street

Corner Grind

1 First Financial Plaza (Wabash Avenue)

These giant Coca-Cola bottles are designed and decorated by local artists and placed around town.

Convention and Visitors Bureau


The newest additions to the Coca-Cola bottles, designed and decorated by local artists and placed around town. Sigma Phi Epsilon

321 Deming Street

727 Wabash Avenue United Campus Ministries

Vigo County Prosecutor

Wabash Valley Asphalt and the Pikes at ISU are sponsors of two additional Coke-Cola bottles that will be painted by local artists.

33 S. 3rd

2702 S. 3rd Street

Children’s Museum Sponsor REMAX

321 N. 7th Street

1100 State Road 46

WV Community Foundation Sponsor Scott’s Custom Colors 200 S. 8th Street

Tabco

Brandy Gum & Nikki’s Hair Salon 1115 Walnut Street

Goodwill Industries

Brown Veterinary Hospital

909 S. 25th Street

924 Lafayette Avenue

Coca-Cola Consolidated

#BuildingBusiness #BuildingCommunity

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Night Life

There is always something to do. Whether you like to explore local restaurants or pubs, enjoy concerts or theatre, or just meet the gang in a friendly bar, you can find somewhere to go and something happening almost every night. The entertainment options are endless and having fun is guaranteed!

The Cabin Pub & Grill 1350 Hulman Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-7806 The Copper Bar 810 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-0033

nd at en Ba oads. l l A x a r The M t the Cross a s e u l B

7th & Elm Bar & Grill 729 N 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7356

Bohannon’s East 1728 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2638

Al’s Sports Bar Inside Imperial Lanes 400 N 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1319

Buffalo Wild Wings 3718 US 41 Terre Haute, IN (812) 242-9464

Archie’s Sports Bar 2640 Prairieton Road Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3530 Ballyhoo 900 Chestnut Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3939 Bar Bosco/Alimentari DaPesavento 804 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-3298 Big Shooters 2938 N 16th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 466-6266

Charlie’s Pub & Grub 1608 Crawford Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1886

Show Me’s 2324 S 3rd Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8123 Sonka Irish Pub 1366 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-8802 Steven’s Inn 2330 S 13th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-0111 T’s Lounge 1612 S 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-2886

M Moggers Brewery Restaurant & Pub 908 Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9202

Taco Tequila’s 423 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4863

Poplar Pub 2800 Poplar Street (812) 917-0049

Teepee Tavern 1651 S 25th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6149

Ripley Beach Bar 830 Oak Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-8200

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Terre Haute Brewing Company 401 S 9th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3071

The OK Bayou 665 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-2010 The Sycamore Winery 1320 Durkees Ferry Road West Terre Haute, IN (812) 281-2187 The Verve Night Club 677 Wabash Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-9536 Tolly’s Bar and Grill 2341 Maple Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 917-4565 Twiggy’s Bar 8567 E Wabash Avenue Seelyville, IN Wagon Wheel 1145 Lafayette Avenue Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-6171 WaterTower Estates 525 W Springhill Drive Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-4390 Zim Marss Show Bar 1500 Locust Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-3026


Blues at the Crossroads 2018 brought out huge crowds of music lovers to the Crossroads of America in downtown Terre Haute.

Wineries & Breweries 7th & Elm Bar and Grille 729 N 7th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-7356 The Sycamore Winery & Big Leaf Brewing 1320 Durkees Ferry Road West Terre Haute, IN (812) 281-2187 Terre Haute Brewing Company 401 S 9th Street Terre Haute, IN (812) 814-3071 WaterTower Estates 525 W Springhill Drive Terre Haute, IN (812) 233-4390

Eddie and the Motivators show at VFW Post 972.

Eagles #291 823 Poplar Street Terre Haute, IN 47807

EVERY WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY Public Always Welcome Bowling Alley & Banquet Room Available For Information Call 812-232-5550

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Coming Events

ams lympics te Special O e e op ning during th s. ceremonie r pool s Cente Aquatic

Aquatics- Year Round2230 Prairieton Road Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 238-8381 The newly built aquatic center is the host to many swim meets held in Vigo County such as the Western Indiana Conference Championship, Conference Indiana Boy’s Championship, Terre Haute Torpedoes Artic Blast Invitational, HCAC (Heartland Classic) and the IHSAA Boy’s Swimming Sectional. Griffin Bike ParkOpen Year Round10700 Bono Road Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 462-3392 www.griffinbikepark.com This is a project of the Vigo County Parks

You won’t want to miss any of the great events coming this year! From baseball games to racing, great music and the Special Olympics Indiana celebrating 50 years - ‘together everyone achieves more.’

and Recreation Department and the Griffin Family endorsed by the Indiana’s governor’s office as an official Indiana Bicentennial Legacy project — is named after Dale Griffin, a U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan in October 2009. The design and development of the Griffin Bike Park is guided by these core values of Freedom- Celebrate the freedoms that our Fallen Soldiers have given their lives to protect. Family- Inspire our families to explore the outdoors and engage in positive, healthy activities. Friendship- Create experiences and opportunities to establish and strengthen friendships. CommunityPromote healthy active recreational lifestyles that can benefit all members of the community. T H Action TrackApril-October 20193901 S US 41 Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-4040 www. terrehauteactiontrack.net The speedway holds several special events during the summer that feature divisions from the United States Auto Club (USAC) and United Midwestern Promoters (UMP). They have special features such as the World Of Outlaw Craftsman Late Models vs. Dirtcar Summer Nationals show on June 28. Along with this they also have the historic Tony Hulman Classic, a mainstay at Terre Haute. The race schedule runs from April through October. Indiana Jammers (Mid-west Basketball Tourney’s)April 12-14, 2019, May 31-June 2, 2019- Currently we are expecting 150+ travel teams from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Missouri, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, Wisconsin, Arkansas, and Alabama. The top kids across the country will be spread out at The Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, SMWC, Rose Hulman, Terre Haute Boys & Girls Club, and various schools!

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Special Olympics- June 7-9, 2019Special Olympics Indiana is a not-for-profit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in more than 20 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, reaching nearly 10,000 athletes across Indiana. (The summer games are held annually in June). The athletes compete at the annual “summer games” on the ISU campus as well as Rose Hulman. Wabash Valley’s Own REX Baseball - May August 2019www.rexbaseball. com REX Baseball is a wood bat league for college players to develop their baseball skills over the summer. The REX is one of hundreds of teams across the country that recruit players from all 50 states, Canada, South America and Puerto Rico. The REX is part of a 11 team league called the Prospect League, which started in 2009. Enjoy the Great American pastime with your entire family. Wabash Valley Football(Banquet) June 28, 2019 (All Star Game) June 29, 2019The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association was founded in February of 2003. The intent of the organization was to gather together high school coaches and supporters of football throughout the Wabash Valley. The focus of the group is to promote football and football related activities. The WVFCA each year host several skill camps for athletes, grade school through high school. They also conduct clinics for coaches and volunteers. The largest event each year is the Annual AllStar Game. This is played the last weekend in June and players from all the schools are represented in the game.


Uncorked Wine & Beer Festival (Sycamore Winery)- July 20, 20191320 Durkees Ferry Road West Terre Haute, IN 47885 (812) 281-2187 www.thesycamorewinery.com Crossroads Uncorked is a new wine and beer festival in Vigo County, with Indiana wine and craft beer sampling, food trucks, craft market and live music from local artists. Where else can you sip a glass of Indiana wine or enjoy a tall pint of locally made craft beer while enjoying savory food from several of Indiana’s top rated food trucks? Did we mention that there will be a variety of live music throughout the day to keep the festival rocking. General Admission Tickets are $30, and include: • souvenir glass • wine/beer samples at each booth • shopping with local craft vendors • access to local food trucks • free live music all day Designated Driver Ticket are available for $10. All guests must be at least 21 years old to attend this event. Festival attendees can purchase additional glasses of wine, craft beer, or wine slushies. Bottles can also be purchased to enjoy during the festival or to take home. Parking is free for this event. Festival attendees are encouraged to take advantage of our FREE shuttle service that will be running throughout the day from downtown Terre Haute hotels. Rainride- July 20, 2019- The 160-mile length bicycle ride runs mostly on the Historic National Route 40, an older, divided four-lane road with light traffic and gentle rolling hills. The ride begins at 7am on the campus of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana, and crosses the state to Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. To participate you should be able to average at least 12 to 14 mph for over 11 hours. Cross Country- August- November 2019- November 2, 2019- IHSAA State Finals November 3, 2019- Missouri Valley conference Championships 10:30 HCAC Conference Championship (@Rose in the afternoon 11:30) November 16, 2019- NXR Cross Regional Midwest Championships November 23, 2019- NCAA National Championships Terre Haute is known as Cross Country Town USA. The LaVern Gibson Championship Course on the East side of Terre Haute holds many races in the

fall starting in August- through year end. There have been National Collegiate Championships, IHSAA Championships, Nike Cross Country Regionals and many invitationals held at the course. Schied DieselAugust 23-24, 2019- The Schied Diesel rally is held each year at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds just south of the Honey Creek Mall. Nearly 15,000 people are expected for this (3) day event. People come from all over to participate and watch the diesel events: The event lineup includes Show-N-Shine Contest (presented by Purdue Diesel Club), Manufacture Midway, Dyno Contest (sponsored by Edge Products), the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League 2.6 Truck Pull qualifications, Outlaw Diesel Super Series Drag Racing, Kiddie Pedal Pull (presented by Pullers For Christ), with the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Truck & Tractor Pull Each Evening. Church Service by Pullers For Christ, Scheid Diesel Parts & Apparel Departments, and Outlaw Diesel Super Series Diesel drag races. Blues at the CrossroadsSeptember 13-14, 2019- Thousand’s flock to the crossroads of America for this (2) day (2) night music festival held in downtown Terre Haute. It’s a fall tradition that both residents and those visiting Terre Haute enjoy. Bring the family and come and listen to music while sitting in the middle of Wabash Avenue on a beautiful fall evening. Bat Festival- September 21, 2019The Indiana State University Center for Bat Research, Outreach, and Conservation annually hosts the Indiana Bat Festival. They invite people to join them for a unique festival presented by bat experts. They demonstrate with live bats and raptors, along with children’s activities, and educational exhibits. Their goal in hosting this free festival every year is to educate folks about bats.

An Egyptian fruit bat at Bat Fest.

Schied Diesel rally annual festival held at our neighboring county of Parke. Many vendors set up for two weeks as patrons from all over the United States visit local covered bridges, enjoy the fall foliage all while shopping and enjoying a variety of foods throughout the beautiful back roads of the mid-west. Miracle on 7th- TBA, 2019- This is a downtown (2) day event fit for the entire family. There are local vendors, food, Christmas Tree Decorating Contest, Gingerbread House Contest and more. Something for everyone to get in the holiday spirit.

Nike Valley Twilight Night RaceOctober 5, 2019- A unique evening race held at the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course. High School participants within a 600 mile round trip of Indiana State Borders compete for points in hopes of advancing to the Nike National Championships. Covered Bridge- October 11-20, 2019- Thousands of visitors flock to this

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Totally Kids

There is never a shortage of places and activities to entertain kids. You can always find somewhere to go and something happening that will make your kids smile. The options are endless and having fun is a sure bet!

The New Year’s Noon balloon drop falls over the crowd at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum.

The Bouncin Barn 2509 S 1st Street (812) 299-5867 The Bouncin Barn has an inflatable area for kids to jump, bounce and climb. They also have a gym and basketball area. There is a 4 and under toddler area and something for the parents as well, a hay loft in the top so parents can watch their kids play and there’s WiFi there too. Ryves Youth Center 1356 Locust Street (812) 235-1265 www.ccthin.org Ryves Youth Center is a safe-haven which fosters a positive sense of self-worth through programs that promote physical, educational and social development for youth in our communities. We offer crisis intervention, cooking and food service training, preschool for homeless and at-risk youth, tutoring, Scouts, organized sports, a computer lab, after-school snacks and evening meals every weekday. Backpacks with food for the weekend are provided on Fridays. Programs are provided at no financial cost. Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club 924 N 13th Street (812) 232-2046 www.thbgc.org Activities rule at the Boys and Girls Club! The non-profit organization serves ages 5-18. Programming offered: game room, arts and crafts, computer room, music room

and learning center. The Club also offers winter and summer basketball programs, pre-school basketball and flag football, gym programs, plus an Early Bird day camp program in summer, offering structured programming plus field trips. Also, football, volleyball and indoor soccer. Free tutoring also available. Meals and snacks provided daily. Wabash Valley Community Tennis Association, Inc. P.O. Box 6004 (812) 240-1823 www.tennisbubble.com This program offers a free tennis clinic for kids in kindergarten to 8th grade on Tuesday/Thursdays from 11am to noon. It also offers an intermediate/advanced afternoon program Monday through Thursday for $300 from 1-4 pm. Both clinics are held at South Vigo High School.* For more information, call Jami Patterson at 812-240-1823. *The dates for the program are June 3 - July 18. Terre Haute Miss Softball America Complex at 1050 W Jones Drive (812) 235-0787 (Diamond Softball Academy) eteamz.active.com/thmsa Girls ages 4-18 can learn to play ball with Miss Softball America. Spring league April through June, fall league September through October. Check out the Diamond Softball Academy, an indoor softball complex with 3 pitching areas, 2 batting

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cages and 6 individual training stations. Local coaches often available to work with players in clinics or for one-on-one instruction. Call (812) 235-0787 for details. Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Department 1110 Girl Scout Lane Parks Office: (812) 232-0147 (812) 232-2727 www.terrehaute.in.gov/parks Grab your tennis racket, swimming suit and athletic shoes and head out to the park. Summer camps, classes and activities are scheduled year round. There’s always something to do. Have your parents call for a Parks & Recreation Activity Guide which describes an entire year’s worth of fun. Terre Haute Quarter Midget Races 3150 S. Houseman Street www.thqma.com Racing for youths, ages 5-16, starting at 3 p.m. Saturdays, April through October. Admission for all races is free. For additional information, visit the web site. Vigo County Youth Soccer Association 990 W Springhill Drive (812) 466-0900 www.vcysa.org Come play soccer with all your friends! The 2019 season of VCYSA has over 1,200 players on over 100 teams in recreation and travel leagues with more joining every year. Kids as young as 4 can participate in either


the Spring or Fall seasons. Team ages range from 4 years old through High School adult teams coming soon. Wabash Valley Family Sports Center, Inc. 599 S Tabertown Road (812) 877-1388 Many programs are available for kids at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center. Summer programs for kids include: kickball and basketball. Among the winter programs are: volleyball, indoor soccer, and basketball. Activities for kids are open to children from preschool age to 12th grade. A reading club and game room also are available. Fees for programs vary. Wabash Valley Girls Softball League 2601 N 19th Street www.wabashvalleygirlssoftball.com Looking to play girls’ softball. Girls ages 5 to 18 can play in spring leagues from April through June and a fall league from September through October. A Life Of Golf For Kids (812) 249-0190 http://www.Alifeofgolfforkids.com Since 1989, Eric Cass and “A Life of Golf For Kids” has been dedicated to promoting junior golf in the Wabash Valley. More than 90,000 kids have been impacted from this program and has produced countless numbers of success stories in our youth and their futures. If you would like further information on how to get your child involved in this truly successful program contact Eric Cass at or visit our web site.

Arts For Kids Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute (812) 236-3193 Be a star! Or just feel like one with the Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute. The group features performances by youth, for youth. Auditions are open to anyone from first grade to senior high, which means you could be the next Pinocchio or Alice in Wonderland! Call for audition information. For general information, call (812) 236-3193. Swope Art Museum 25 S Seventh Street (812) 238-1676 www.swope.org The Swope is committed to providing art education experiences for kids that stimulate their creativity. We offer a weekly Art Start program for children ages 3 to 5, monthly Second Saturday Studios for people of all ages, interactive tours for all 5th graders in Vigo County, and art activities at many of our First Friday programs. Our Summer Art

Studio provides classes for students ages 4 18. Plus, we host an annual student art exhibition which showcases work by K-12 students. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday 12-5 PM with extended hours on Friday until 8 PM. Admission is Free!

Bowling

Winter fun wipeout while sledding down the hill at Deming Park.

Eagles 823 Poplar Street (812) 232-5550

Dance

Imperial Lanes Bowling & Billiards 400 N Third Street (812) 232-1319

Academy of Dance 2000 S 3rd (812) 238-9181 www.theacademyofdance.com

The Landing 3350 N 4th Street (812) 460-4000 www.thelandingatfortharrison.com Strikerz Party & Play Terre Haute Bowling Center 600 E Springhill Drive (812) 238-2911 www.terrehautebowlingcenter.com The area’s newest children’s play land with inflatables, enclosed playroom with climbables, video games and redemption arcade games. Open 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday. Vigo Bowl 210 S 9 1/2 Street (812) 232-6800 www.vigobowl.net

A-Plus All Star Productions 25 Honey Creek Drive (812) 232-0450

Nancy Sauer School of Theatrical Dancing 1115 Wabash Avenue (812) 232-5595 www.nancysauerdance.com Teresa’s School of Dance 2800 Poplar Street, Ste#7 (812) 232-5531 www.tsod.com World of Dance 800 W Johnson Drive (812) 234-1233 www.worldofdanceterrehaute.com Dancing lessons for adults see page 33.

The premier music program for children birth to 7 years. Daytime & Evening Classes Available.

KinderCenter

4389 Wabash Ave ● 812-872-2377 (1 Mile west of SR 46 on U.S.40)

www.KinderCenterMusik.com

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Game Centers

Kids on Wheels

eBash 2303 S 3rd Street (812) 235-0040 www.ebash.com The original eBash video game center started in 2004 and is still a video game destination for new gamers, professional gamers, and everyone in between! All ages can enjoy playing by the hour or all-day on our high-end gaming computers, Xbox Ones, Playstation 4 consoles, Nintendo Switch, and even Virtual Reality. Other features include birthday parties, private parties, and local & national tournaments. Open noon to midnight every day; overnight lock-ins Fridays & Saturdays.

Terre Haute Skate World 481 W Honey Creek Drive (812) 232-3835 Skate your way to a good time during Wednesday night family nights and weekend family skate sessions. Not into skimming around the rink? Test your skills at one of the video games available or enjoy a snack. You can even have a birthday party or family reunion at the center! Call for hours.

Xtreme Laser Tag 844 W Johnson Drive (812) 238-8412 Come challenge your friends to an exciting game of laser tag! Boasting a 7,000 sq ft multi-level arena. Take a break from the action and visit the snack bar or arcade area. Private and corporate parties also available. Strap on a vest and come play! Open Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 4 p.m. to midnight; Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Voorhees Skate Park 230 Voorhees Avenue Come enjoy Terre Haute’s newest addition to our fabulous parks system. Kids can skate on rollerblades or skateboards around this cement facility. Wigwam Skate & Event Center 4600 N Smith Street Terre Haute, IN 47805 (812) 460-1775 www.wigwamskating.com The Wigwam has been a part of Terre Haute’s landscape for more than eight decades and will celebrate 50 years at its current location in 2019. We are more than a roller rink, we are an event center as well. Children under 16 years of age are not permitted to exit the building prior to closing unless the parent or adult guardian comes inside to pick them up. For more information please visit our website.

Learning Is Fun Terre Haute Children’s Museum 727 Wabash Avenue (812) 235-5548 www.thchildrensmuseum.com Terre Haute Children’s Museum offers hands-on exhibits and programs, a science store with unique gift items, and facilities for birthday parties and special events. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $8 for adults and children 24 months and over; free for children under 24 months.

The rockwall at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum’s new FIT Gym exhibit.

CASY - Chances And Services for Youth 1101 S 13th Street (812) 232-3952 www.casyonline.org CASY provides services to families of children ages birth to 18. Free child care referrals, early education and parenting resources, information on statewide Paths to Quality Child Care rating System, and a federally funded voucher program for low-

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income families. Programming: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Wabash Valley, Safe Kids of Vigo County, Out of School Club, Camp Rave, Teen Court, Strengthening Families, and Bikes for Tykes. Dobbs Park Nature Center 5170 E Poplar Drive (812) 877-1095 Dobbs Park Nature Center is a walk in the park! Enjoy the great outdoors with a nature walk or get a sneak peek at nature through a one-way glass wildlife viewing window. Special programs are featured monthly, such as the “Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo.” Open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Closed Sunday & Monday. Closed all major holidays. Free admission. KinderCenter 4389 Wabash Avenue (812) 872-2377 www.KinderCenterMusik.com Come sing, sway, laugh and play! KinderCenter offers Kindermusik classes for infants to age 7. Each class offers singing, dancing, listening, imaginative play and music from around the world. It’s a place to bond with your child and connect with other parents. Come see why music is the optimum learning vehicle from birth onward. Native American Museum Dobbs Park, 5170 E Poplar Drive (812) 877-6007 Many educational and informative activities for all ages. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday

Memorial

Preschool Ministry. Mission. Music.

A SMART CHOICE

Memorial United Methodist Church Ages 2-5 Classes offered various days and times. 812-232-9046 | 2701 Poplar Street www.umcmemorial.com Memorial-Preschool/147793765362416


through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and major holidays. Vigo County Public Library One Library Square 7th & Poplar streets (812) 232-1113 www.vigo.lib.in.us Vigo County Public Library generates positive change in the community by creating an environment of opportunity in which people can explore, expand their perspectives, and transform their own lives and the lives of future generations. The Library offers programs, services and events for babies, kids, teens, families and adults. Library customers can borrow a WiFi hotspot, iPad or download music, movies, magazines and e-books to his or her own device. For more information, visit www. vigo.lib.in.us or call 812.232.1113. To learn about the latest happenings, follow the Vigo County Public Library on facebook, pinterest and twitter. West Terre Haute Public Library 125 N Church Street West Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-2121 Hours: Monday & Wednesday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Miniature Golf Bogey’s Family Fun Center 3601 Union Road (behind the Vigo County Fairgrounds) (812) 232-8700 www.bogeybear.net This fun center offers miniature golf, gokarts, an arcade, party rooms, batting cages, a play area, bungee trampoline,

bumper cars, water wars and a snack bar. A celebration can be arranged for kids celebrating birthdays, complete with pizza, place settings and drinks. Call for hours and specials.

Special Needs Challenger Baseball (Division of Terre Haute North Little League) 2711 S 26th Street (812) 299-7091 or (812) 240-5053 www.northlittleleague.org jsnorman64@gmail.com The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls, men and women with physical and mental challenges, ages 4 and up to 22 to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children and adults who participate in this sport worldwide. Covered Bridge Special Education District 1320 Walnut Street (812) 462-4364 ext. 201 www.coveredbridgespecialeducation.org The Covered Bridge Education District believes that each student has the right to an appropriate education. Collaborative efforts among students, parents, staff, and communities prepare individuals to be contributing members of the community. Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Vigo County Public Library’s Summer Reading Finale included a free book to take home.

Flying down the super slide ride at the Vigo County Fair.

Upward Basketball & Soccer for Challenger (Children with Special Needs) & Typical Developing Children Mt. Pleasant United Methodist 3050 E Davis Drive (812) 232-4808 www.mtpchurch.net Upward Sports teaches athletic skills and values for success on and off the playing field/court including sportsmanship, teamwork, integrity, and respect for authority. Designed for ages 3-8th grade. Our Challenger Division is for ages 5 and up with special needs including young adults. We have added power soccer (wheelchair division) powered or human power.

Happiness Bag, Inc. 3833 Union Road (812) 234-8867 www.happinessbag.org Happiness Bag provides Boulder the Red Kangaroo adapted educational and recreational services and programs that encourage the potential of children and adults with disabilities. Programs: Adult Day Service; Personal Growth & Social Development; Summer Day Camp for school-age children; Adaptive Sports & Recreation (including Special Olympics training, competition); League Bowling; Respite Care; Wellness Coordination; and Residential Habitation. It is a provider of services through the Indiana Medicaid Waiver and a CARF Accredited organization.

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COMMUNITY PARKS Collett Park - 7th Street & Maple Avenue Deming Park - Fruitridge & Ohio Street Fairbanks Park - South 1st Street Dobbs Park - Highway 46 & 42 Maple Avenue Nature Park - 3rd Street & Maple Avenue

21 177 146 105 25

NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS Brittlebank Park - 20th & Grant Street Curtis Gilbert Park - 14th & Wabash Coy Park - 16th & Barbour Herz-Rose Park - 15th & Locust Sheridan Park - 28th & Beech Street Spencer F. Ball Park - 15th & 8th Avenue Thompson Park - 17th & Oak Street Voorhees Park - Voorhees & St. Rd. 63 - Skate Park Washington Park - 13th & College

BLOCK PARKS 12 Points Park Anaconda - 14th & Elizabeth Boy Scout - Lafayette & Barbour Avenue Centennial Park - 25th & Locust Graham - 1400 South 17th Street John M. Hanley, Jr. Memorial Park Oakley - College & 8th Streets Vi Cottrell Park

GOLF COURSES Frisbee Disc Course - Deming Park Hulman Links - 990 North Chamberlain Road Rea Golf Course - 7th & Davis Avenue

NATURE CENTERS & MUSEUMS Dobbs Park Nature Center - Highway 42 & 46 Native American Museum - Dobbs Pk. Hwys 42 & 46

7 4 8 5 6.5 10 5 11 3 .3 .5 .3 .93 1 .3 .5 .3 5 230 160 .5 .5

RECREATION CENTERS Booker T. Washington Community Center - 13th & College Torner Center - Deming Park

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Pickle Ball

Trails

Exercise Course

Monuments

Historic Feature

Volleyball

Horseshoe

Basketball

Tennis

Football/Soccer

Softball/Baseball

Swimming Pools

Skate Park

Fishing

Boating

Water Feature

Playgrounds

Rental Room

Maintenance Bldg.

Club House

Amphitheater

Concessions

Shelters

Restrooms

TOTAL ACRES

Location of facilities


Fairbanks Park

National Road Heritage Trail Park

Deming Park

The National Road is a historically important facet of Terre Haute and Vigo County’s economic development. As an All-American Road of the National Scenic Byway system, the Historic National Road offers unique historical tourism and recreational opportunities for visitors to Terre Haute and Vigo County. The National Road Heritage Trail is designed to serve as a 7.25 mile non-motorized transportation corridor linking eastern Vigo County and the City of Terre Haute to historic Fairbanks Park located on the Wabash River.

Griffin Bike Park

Collett Park

Dobbs Park RULES OF THE TRAILS Trail open during daylight hours only; Motorized vehicles prohibited; Place litter in receptacles; No pets larger than a dog allowed on the trail; Keep pets leashed, under control, and clean up after them; Travel in the right lane, pass on the left; Use appropriate audible warnings when passing others; Move off the paved portion of the trail when stopping; Travel at speeds that are appropriate for current conditions; Stop, look and listen at road intersections; Stay on the trial; respect adjacent property owners; Firearms and weapons prohibited; Use of alcohol prohibited; Defacing trail signs and facilities prohibited.

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Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association track aerial view. Photo by Jim Sullivan

3150 S. Houseman St. Terre Haute, IN 47802 Facebook@THQMA2 Twitter@TerreHauteQMA Email: bod@thqma.com

Website: www.thqma.com

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Medical Care Facilities Ambucare Clinic 3387 US 41 Terre Haute, IN 812-232-5532 Terre Haute Regional Hospital 3901 South 7th Street Terre Haute, IN 812-232-0021 UAP Clinic Convenient Care 221 South 6th Street Terre Haute, IN 812-242-3737 Union Hospital 1606 N 7th Street Terre Haute, IN 812-238-7000

Located at 3901 South 7th Street in Terre Haute, Terre Haute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed Level II Trauma Center. Regional is the only full-service hospital in the area accredited by The Joint Commission and has provided quality care to the Wabash Valley community for 135 years — from its beginnings as St. Anthony’s Hospital to the present day facility. In 1882, St. Anthony’s Hospital began as the only healthcare facility in the area. Together with the Sisters of St. Francis, St. Anthony’s Hospital served our community until 1975 when it was renamed Terre Haute Regional Hospital. In 1979, a modern five-story hospital complex was built on the south side of Terre Haute to replace the original building. Specialties & Services Services provided by Terre Haute Regional Hospital include the region’s only Level-II Trauma Center, cardiovascular services, including open-heart surgery and cardiac catheterization; oncology services, which include radiation therapy and outpatient infusion; labor and delivery, including a neonatal intensive care unit; an inpatient behavioral health unit; and other specialized inpatient areas, including intensive care and inpatient rehabilitation units. In addition, Regional offers fullyequipped operating and endoscopy suites for surgical specialties including neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardiovascular surgery, general surgery, urology, and gastroenterology. Regional has consistently reinvested in the community, upgrading and renovating to provide the best in patient care. Recent additions include a multi-million dollar investment in staff and infrastructure to bring a Level II Trauma

Center to the Wabash Valley—the highest level of care available in a 75-mile radius. Quality Care Terre Haute Regional Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Terre Haute, and recently received reaccreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (CPC). Regional was the first hospital in Terre Haute certified in hip & knee replacement by the Joint Commission, and received recertification in 2017. The Commission has also awarded the hospital certification in the treatment of Sepsis. Regional Hospital is the only hospital in Indiana to receive this certification. The hospital is a 2017 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence AwardSM winner for Patient Experience in Outpatient Oncology. Regional received two awards from Healthgrades in 2017. The Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. recognizes the hospital as among the top 15% of hospitals nationwide, and the Patient Safety Excellence Award™, places Regional among the top 10% of hospitals. The Hospital was awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. by The Leapfrog Group. It is Regional’s fifth consecutive “A” grade. Terre Haute Regional Hospital is an organization dedicated to its Mission, Values and Vision and is committed to providing the highest quality, compassionate care to every patient, every time. Terre Haute Regional Hospital looks forward to continuing to serve its friends and neighbors and growing with the community.

Valley Professionals Community Health Center 1530 N 7th Street Suite 201 Terre Haute, IN (812) 238-7631 Wabash Valley Health Center 1436 Locust Street Terre Haute, IN 812-232-7447

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Union Health is an integrated health system serving patients throughout west-central Indiana and eastcentral Illinois with compassionate health care of the highest quality. Union Health consists of Union Medical Group, Union Hospital (Terre Haute), and Union Hospital Clinton. The vision for Union Health is to provide exceptional healthcare and service while leading Wabash Valley communities to their best health and wellness. As a not-for-profit healthcare system, we are committed to providing the highest quality of healthcare to patients throughout the Wabash Valley regardless of their ability to pay. Union Health hosts two hospitals, 15 outpatient medical centers, and more than 3,000 employee and physicians. Union Health was honored to receive the 2018 Tribune-Star Readers’ Choice Award in the following categories: Best Hospital (Union Hospital in Terre Haute), Best Medical Clinic (Union Medical Group – formerly UAP Clinic), Best Walk-In Clinic (Union Medical Group’s Convenient Care Clinic), and Best Place to Work (Union Hospital in Terre Haute). Union Hospital is a 350-bed not-for profit hospital located in Terre Haute, Indiana. A seven-time Readers’ Choice Best Hospital award winner, Union Hospital provides exceptional care to the Accredited Cancer Care program, Certified Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Medical and Stroke Rehabilitation programs, Joint Replacement Center, Level 3 Trauma Center, and Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Union Hospital is a regional referral center and the largest provider of health care services between Indianapolis and St. Louis. Union Hospital’s Heart Program was recognized nationally in both 2015 and 2016 for survival after heart attack (AMI). Union Hospital Clinton is a 25-bed not-for profit hospital located in Clinton, Indiana – and servicing Parke and Vermillion counties. The Clinton campus includes specialty clinic, surgery, therapeutics, and imaging services. Union Hospital Clinton has been recognized repeatedly for care that results in high patient satisfaction. Union Medical Group provides patients with local access to highly-skilled primary and specialty care providers who work together to care for you. Our healthcare team, comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants and more than 700 staff members, offers 21 medical specialties. Our growing practice has more than 100 primary care and specialty physicians with a focus on understanding your unique medical needs and supporting you in achieving your best possible health.

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Union Health Primary Locations: Union Hospital, 1606 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7000 Anti-Coagulation, Atrium, Cafeteria, Chaplain, Emergency Department, Foundation, Gift Shop, ICU, Join Replacement, Oncology, Patient Admitting, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery Pick Up, Volunteer Services. Union Hospital, 8th Avenue Entrance, 1606 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7000 Maternity Services, Medical Rehabilitation, Outpatient Cath Lab, Pediatrics, Cardiovascular Testing, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Lab & Nuclear Lab Testing Clara Fairbanks Center for Women (#1 Mammography Provider in the Wabash Valley) Hux Cancer Center, Third Floor, 1711 N. 6 1/2 Street, Terre Haute, IN, 765.238.7766 Clara Fairbanks at Union Hospital Clinton, 801 S. Main Street, Clinton, IN, 765.832.1317 Union Hospital Clinton, 801 S. Main Street, Clinton, IN 47842, 765.832.1234 Eye Center, 422 Poplar Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807, 812.242.3700 Optometry, Ophthalmology, Optical Shop, Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6th 1/2 Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804 Clara Fairbanks Center for Women, 812.238.7766; Radiation Oncology, 812.238.7504 Union Medical Group Oncology & Hematology, 812.242.3610 Union Medical Group Rheumatology, 812.242.3005 Hux Heart Center, 1606 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7000 Illiana Internal Medicine, 1137 North 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807 Internal Medicine – 812.478.8888 Professional Office Building, 1530 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807, 812.238.7000 Administration, Center for Diabetes Education, Center for Fitness & Performance, Preadmission Testing, LabCorp, PET Imaging, Physician Offices, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Valley Professionals/ Family Medicine Residency, 7th Street Café Thomas Plaza, 5500 US Hwy 41 S., Terre Haute, IN, 812.238.7766

Union Hospital Imaging Services Union Hospital Therapy (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy) Clinton Clinic, 777 S. Main Street, Clinton, IN 47842, 765.832.1233 East Clinic, 4001 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7172 North Clinic, 1725 N. 5th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7210 Pediatric Clinic, 450 8th Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.7171 South Clinic, 5500 US Hwy 41 S, Terre Haute 47802, 812.238.7786 Union Medical Group Bone & Joint Center, 1725 N. Fifth Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.242.3005 Center for Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics/Orthopaedic Surgery, Podiatry, Union Outpatient Therapy (North Clinic) Union Medical Group Downtown, 221 S. Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807 Family Medicine, 812.242.3120; Pediatrics – 812.242.3105 Convenient Care Walk-in Clinic (8a-8p M-F; 9a-3p Sa, 1-5p Su); Psychiatry – 812.244.5058 Union Medical Group Medical Office Building, 1429 North 6th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807 812.232.0564 Allergy, Asthma, Audiology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Testing, Ear, Nose & Throat, Diabetes & Metabolism, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Nutritional Services, OB/GYN, Pharmacy, Pulmonology/Critical Care, Urology Union Medical Group Northside, 1739 N. Fourth Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804 Center for Better Sleep, 812.242.1000; Family Medicine – 812.242.3600; Neurology & Pain Care, 812.242.3125; Pediatric Neurology – 812.244.5070 Union Medical Group Southside, 4601 S. Seventh Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802 Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 812.242.3788; Family Medicine – 812.232.3281 Wabash Valley Surgery Center, 1421 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807, 812.231.4600 Wound Healing Center at Union Hospital, 1606 N. 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804, 812.238.4499


When it comes to joint pain, Union Health has one goal: getting you back to the things you love. Our team of board-certified experts will find a solution for your joint pain, whether you need care for a sports injury, a broken bone, or a joint that’s seen better days.

Same-day orthopedic care. 812.242.3005

Healthier, together.

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Community Life Visitors to Terre Haute can go for par at several city or county golf courses, or visit a work-class bicycle trail in a nearby county park, plus attend music and community festivals as well as spectator and participant sports. In sports, Vigo County will be a hub of cross country and running events in 2019. That includes the 2019 NCAA Division I National Championships along with the Under Armour Pre-Nationals Invitational and Nike Cross Country Regional Midwest Championships at the Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course, east of the Terre Haute Regional Airport. “We had 3,411 runners at the Nike championships event this year, which is the largest race we ever had, and we expect that to reach over 4,000 runners next year,” said David Patterson, executive director of the Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau. The course will also host the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, the Indiana High School Athletic Association Sectional Championships and the IHSAA State Championship Finals. In swimming, the Indiana State Masters Meet, will be held at the Vigo County Aquatic Center, 2230 Prairieton Road. It is slated for April 6 and 7. The 92nd Annual Indiana Women’s Bowling Championship Tournament, a five-week event, will be held from March 30 to May 5 at the Terre Haute Bowling Center. Ten racing events are scheduled at the Terre Haute Action Track’s 1/2 mile dirt track in the Vigo County Fairgrounds on U.S. 41, with the USAC National Sprint Cars, plus the World of Outlaw Sprint Cars scheduled for Oct. 11 and Oct. 12, 2019. If baseball is your game, the Terre Haute Rex - the 2018 Prospect League Champions - begin their 2019 season on May 30. The summer collegiate league season runs through Aug. 6, with home games at Bob Warn Field, 931 N. First St. Tourism is big business in Vigo County, generating $40 million annually, Patterson said. If you want to get into the swing of the action, golf outings are scheduled through the season at Rea Park, the Terre Haute Country Club, Hulman Links, Idle Creek and Mark’s Par 3. For bicyclers, the 300-acre Griffin Bike Park features 16 miles of trails, provides a full-spectrum, destination-riding experience for bikers of all ages, skills and abilities. The park includes challenges such as a floating trail and water ramp. The bike park is located next to Fowler Park in Vigo County, about 11 miles south of Terre Haute off of U.S. 41. Hybrids and mountain bikes are preferable; however, helmets are required. Adult supervision is required for ages 13 and under. Bring a bike light or head lamp to light the trail during evening rides. Check Griffin Bike Park’s Facebook page for updated events or call 812-462-3392. For the entire family, explore three stories of fun, laughter and exploration at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum in the heart of the city’s downtown at 727 Wabash Ave. There’s also the majestic Swope Art Museum, 25 S. 7th St., known for its extraordinary collection of nearly 2,500 works of American art including paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the 19th century to the present. The major strength of collection is

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The rope course at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum.

Star the cow visiting the Terre Haute Children’s Museum.


American Scene Painting of the 1930s and 1940s, with work by artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, John Steuart Curry, Edward Hopper, Reginald Marsh, and Grant Wood. There’s also the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra. Formed in 1926, the city’s symphony orchestra is the longeststanding professional orchestra in the state of Indiana. Visit www.thso.org to view upcoming events and concerts. Food, culture and music is also featured throughout the year. Terre Haute is home to WaterTower Estates, a new family-run winery at 525 W. Springhill Drive and features a boutique with unique gifts. There’s also The Sycamore Winery, also a new familyoperated winery located at 1320 Durkees Ferry Rd, West Terre Haute. It features a tasting room and event center that sits on a beautiful 60-acre estate with walking trails and scenic lake views near Terre Haute. For beer lovers, there is the Terre Haute Brewing Co., 401 S 9th St., near Terre Haute’s downtown, has a long history as being one of the original nine commercial breweries in the U.S. and the second oldest. The original historic building and company name was founded in 1837. It features a large tap room with a new bar and elevated seating area. There’s even a larger event area, complete with a second bar, for special events and music. The Terre Haute Farmers Market has a winter market season held on the first Saturday of each month, from November to May. It is held inside The Meadows center, 2800 Poplar St., in front of Stein Mart. The summer season, which starts in May, is held every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors bring fresh produce as well as homemade breads and baked goods, jams, jellies as well as grass-fed beef, crafts and garments. The annual Banks of the Wabash River Festival at Fairbanks Park draws many people to the park next to the state’s largest river in late May and early June, while the annual Fourth of July celebration features fireworks lighting up the riverbanks. Strawberries, ice cream, biscuits and whipped cream are a June hit just a few blocks away on Ohio Street near Sixth Street during the annual Strawberry Festival at First Congregational Church, with tents and seating. Most visitors try “The Works” - a fresh biscuit topped with ice cream and covered in strawberries and juice, topped with whipped cream, which is especially tasty on a hot, sunny day. Just three blocks down along Ninth Street, the St. Benedict’s Community Festival in early July offers family games, casino games, food booths, a beer garden, raffle and silent auction, as well as musical

entertainment. The event raises money for local charitable work, like the parish’s soup kitchen. On September 13-14, the Terre Haute German Oberlander Club hosts the 47th Oktoberfest at The Meadows shopping center. The event features polka music and dancing - lots of dancing - as well as traditional Piano sculpture at Crossroads Plaza honoring the men German costumes and a and women in the Wabash Valley Musicians Hall of Fame. menu of schnitzels, brats, sauerkraut, kartoffelsalat College, is another popular downtown (authentic German potato event set for the first Friday and Saturday salad) and more! in December. A winter wonderland comes For entertainment, September 13-14 alive as Christmas trees decorated by notwill bring the Blues at the Crossroads for-profit organizations light up the street, music festival to Terre Haute’s downtown, storefronts compete for the best window with the corner of 7th Street and Wabash displays and an open-air market features Avenue closed to traffic. That intersection, vendors with holiday gifts waiting to be designated in a state marker, is considered wrapped. It’s easy to get into the holiday the “Crossroad of America,” where U.S. 40, spirit as you mingle with other shoppers in a the former “National Road” - which opened magical wonderland. the west for settlement - and U.S. 41 - a And for holiday decorating ideas, a drive major north-south route - were designated through Deming Park, on Terre Haute’s as part of the original federal highway east side, is a visual treat where nonprofit system in 1926. groups present creative holiday-themed The two-day Blues at the Crossroads shelters. The groups have used themes features a large stage, so bring your lawn ranging from pop culture icons such as Star chairs for extra seating and feel free to Wars and Peanut cartoons to snowmen, wander downtown among food vendors gingerbread people and angels. and shops that stay open during the event. For those interested in history, Terre Another stage is located nearby inside The Haute has a lot of history to offer. Opening Verve nightclub, whose owner started and in 2019, the 34,000-square foot Vigo organizes the annual music festival. County History Center on Wabash Avenue Also in October, treat your taste buds at will showcase its collections of more than the Altrusa Chili Cook Off, where dozens 100,000 vintage artifacts and historic of competitors prepare and share their chili memorabilia, in addition to interactive recipes in exchange for votes while raising exhibits and a old-fashioned Coke-themed money to support literacy programs. Go to soda fountain. www.altrusaofterrehaute.wordpress.com to Other sites include the gold-domed learn more about the 2019 event. Vigo County Courthouse and the home October includes the Indiana State of political activist/trade unionist Eugene University homecoming parade stretching V. Debs on the campus of Indiana State through downtown on Wabash Avenue University. While at ISU, visit Hulman featuring colorful floats, boisterous bands, Center, home of the Indiana State candy for children and celebratory fanfare Sycamores, where stands a larger-thanin advance of the afternoon football game life bronze statue of Sycamore and NBA across town at Memorial Stadium, near the intersection of Wabash and Brown avenues. legend Larry Bird commemorating his college playing days in Terre Haute. It’s a A variety of food and beverage vendors and popular photo op sometimes impromptu gatherings line the For time in nature, the 2,600-acre street all the way to the stadium, where a Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area features tent city of hospitality also awaits. trails through natural settings and a lookout Autumn weather also brings the annual at Dewey Point. Terre Haute has several Gathering of the People Powwow to the city parks, with its largest being Deming Vigo County Conservation Club and Park, which features a unique train ride Pioneer Days at Fowler Park. Both events for youngsters. Vigo County’s Fowler Park are educational, family-friendly and full of offers lake swimming, as well as camp fun and cultural sharing. grounds and trails. Other trails can be found The Miracle on 7th Street, which includes at Hawthorn Park, behind Rose-Hulman a “Light Your Way” Christmas Parade Institute of Technology. sponsored by Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

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General Business Information A visit to downtown Terre Haute in 2019 may reveal a plethora of construction activity geared toward a new $25 million convention center. That anticipated project will bring two new downtown parking garages, along with a new downtown hotel, all in support of the 42,800 square-foot new convention center, to house the Larry Bird Museum, the only museum to be sanctioned by the basketball legend in the Hoosier state. The museum will be located on the building’s southeast corner. Bird played for Indiana State University from 1976 to 1979, when ISU lost to Michigan State 75-64 in the NCAA tourney championship game. Bird was the National Player of the Year that season, when the Sycamores finished 33-1. Bird wore No.

33 at ISU, which the university has since retired. After completing his college career at ISU, Bird went on to become an NBA all-star with the Boston Celtics, where he led the Celtics to three NBA championships. He was also an Olympian and an Indiana Pacers NBA coach and executive. In 2013, a large bronze statue of Bird was unveiled in front of ISU’s Hulman Center. The new convention center’s main area will hold up to 1,000 people in a theater seating configuration. The center will have up to six different configurations. Construction is slated for completion in late 2020 or in the first quarter of 2021. Another new venue in Terre Haute’s downtown is the Vigo County History Center, at 929 Wabash Avenue. The unique building features an exhibit telling the story of the “Birthplace of the Coke Bottle.” The now worldwide recognized bottle was created in 1915 by The Root Ken Ramsay, Glass Company, pictured, and which won a Joe Everhart renovated the competition in former Simrell’s which they created building which is the glass Coke now home to Bar bottle’s distinctive Bosco on south contoured design, Seventh Street. The history

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The Allura plant in the Vigo County Industral Park.

5048 N. Lafayette St. Brent A. Barnhart, president of KJB Theaters, has restored an original big screen — about 80 feet wide and 35 feet tall, sitting about another 15 feet off the ground. The new theater is on the site of the former United Artists drive-in, closed in 1985. It includes a new concession stand, projection and box office building, bringing movies under the stars once again in a novel experience for avid movie enthusiasts, with parking for 555 cars. Bar Bosco, at Seventh and Deming streets, is located in a restored historic Terre Haute building, with a taste of northern Italy. Step inside and a 34-foot long marble top bar, with 30 chairs, spans deep into the building over an original terrazzo floor. It points to a second bar, about 12 feet in length, with five more chairs, that fronts an expresso machine and a restored, lighted, framed mirror. Overhead, a restored tin roof is painted a copper color, matching coppertop round tables aside of the long bar. The business has plans to open the Italian restaurant - Alimentari Da Pesavento - which translates as “food from Pesavento,” as well as a retail section to sell Italian breads and house-made pasta and sauces next to is restaurant. A new Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel is near Margaret Avenue and U.S. 40/Indiana 46. The all-suite hotel has an in-room kitchen, plus a work area and media hub. Amenities include Wi-Fi, pool and deck, fitness room, guest laundry, grilling patio, pet-friendly rooms, outdoor lounge and EPA WaterSense fixtures In need of home repairs? A second Menards near South U.S. 41 and Woodsmall Road opens this year. The 207,469-squarefoot store with a 48,970-square -foot outside warehouse, is the company’s second large hardware store in Vigo County. The county also sports a large Lowe’s Home Improvement store along South U.S. 41. In business, Pyrolyx AG, one of the world’s largest producers of recovered carbon black from scrap tires, begins production this year.

The $30 million project will produce around 13,000 metric tons of carbon black, recycling 4 million scrap tires in the U.S. annually. The company’s first plant was opened in 2012 in Germany. Select Genetics now has the largest turkey hatchery in the world, following a $30 million project in the Vigo County Industrial Park. The 117,824-square-foot facility will initially hatch 41 million poults a year, with a full capacity at 60 million poults. Saturn PetCare, the largest private-label, pet food manufacturer in Europe, began work this year on its first U.S. production facility at the Vigo County Industrial Park.

The company, which is headquartered in Bremen, Germany, and is a subsidiary of the Heristo Group, will invest more than $38 million to purchase, renovate and equip a more than 350,000-square-foot facility in the industrial park, south of Terre Haute. The new facility will initially house production of wet pet food for cats and dogs in aluminum trays. Steel Dynamics acquired CSN $400 million in cash, inclusive of $60 million of normalized working capital. The acquisition expands Steel Dynamics’ annual flat roll steel shipping capacity to 8.4 million tons and total steel shipping capability to 12.4

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(Right): The new Coca-Cola bottle mural on the side of the new Vigo County Historical Museum building adds it to the long list of memorable and unique buildings in downtown Terre Haute. (Below): The historic Clabber Girl billboard on US 40 is being repainted by local artist Becky Hochhalter thanks to a partnership between Rose-Hulman and Clabber Girl.

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Education Vigo County School Corporation 686 Wabash Avenue, P.O. Box 3703, Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 462-4011 Fax: (812) 462-4115 | www.vigoschools.org Information is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and provided by the Vigo County School Corporation. Public School Corporation Founding Year: 1961 Enrollment Number: (Fall 2018): 14,722 Number of Employees: 2458 The VCSC is developing a comprehensive and multiyear strategic plan. Over 45 community meetings have been held at all VCSC school buildings, higher education institutions, hospitals, trade unions, and other organizations and businesses around the community. Community members contributed feedback about strengths and areas for opportunities and growth within the VCSC. Stakeholders responded that the top positive aspects of the VCSC include: great teachers, security officers, community involvement, community outreach, and quality curriculum. The strategic planning process has also engaged community members on specific task force committees. Community stakeholders have been invited to collaborate and co-design activities in the areas of communication, curriculum and instruction, health, wellness, and safety, resource management, talent development, and co/extracurricular programs. The groups are assisting with the development of goals and action steps to help formulate a strong plan that will support all students and guide the VCSC in decision-making in the upcoming years. The VCSC has had a B letter grade in the Indiana Department of Education accountability system for the past five years. Twenty of the 28 VCSC schools are in the A and B letter grade categories. In addition, Dixie Bee Elementary was awarded the Four Star School Designation by the Indiana Department of Education due to an A letter grade and top ISTEP+ scores in both English/ language arts and math. Since the inception of IREAD-3, VCSC students have performed above the state average. Using the Indiana Urban Schools Association for comparison, among the top ten schools by enrollment, VCSC students have had the highest performance on IREAD-3 for the past six years. On the Spring ISTEP+ 2018, the VCSC improved or remained the same in 11 out of 18 tested categories in English/language arts, math, science, and social studies. In the Indiana Urban Schools Association, among the top ten schools by enrollment, VCSC students had the highest overall performance score in English/ Language arts and the second highest score in mathematics. In

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English/language arts, VCSC students had the highest percent passing rate at grades three, four, five, seven, eight, and ten. In mathematics, VCSC students had the highest percent passing rate at grades three, four, five, and ten. The VCSC has begun early implementation of the Graduation Pathway Requirements as approved by the Indiana State Board of Education in December 2017. Students in the graduating class of 2023 must satisfy three Graduation Pathway Requirements: high school diploma, employability skills, and postsecondary-ready competencies. Students graduating in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 may satisfy graduation requirements by either passing the current graduation qualifying exam (ISTEP+10) or completing the new Graduation Pathway Requirements. In cooperation with the Mayor, Vigo County Council, the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department, the Terre Haute Police Department, and the Prosecutor’s office, the VCSC has implemented a School Protection Officer program at every school. Security kiosks have been installed in all 28 schools with a police officer to maintain a high level of school security. In terms of student services, the VCSC increased the number of school nurses from five to ten. The VCSC also increased the number of behavioral interventionists from three to 16. The district also increased the number of school counselors from 38 to 43, and increased the number of school protection officers from 30 to 38. The VCSC has placed a special emphasis on early childhood learning. The VCSC has 10 half day preschools at the Title I schools and four preschools/daycare programs at West Vigo High School, Booker T. Washington Alternative School, Riley Elementary School, and Lost Creek Elementary School. Also, Reading Recovery is offered in Title I schools to support the reading success of first grade students. The VCSC has a strong Career and Technical Education program. All VCSC students experience Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Engineering/Technology Education, and Exploring College and Careers in middle school. Students explore 26 career pathways during high school while re-enforcing employability skills. The VCSC has a strong focus on dual college credit and industry certification to prepare students for postsecondary education, high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand careers. The VCSC was awarded a four-year Lilly Endowment Comprehensive Counseling Initiative for $1,392,204.00. The grant period extends from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2022. A team of administrators and counselors wrote the grant that focuses on college and career guidance, social and emotional learning, and academic performance. The grant supports the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model. The VCSC was selected by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) as one of three partner districts for the Project AWARE Grant. The VCSC will receive $566,423.00 for each of the five years, totaling $2,832,115.00. The VCSC is working with the IDOE and Hamilton Center, Inc. to increase and support school-based mental health services. In partnership with IDOE and the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addictions (DMHA), the VCSC will collaborate with local mental health agencies to establish a community approach to supporting the whole child. Number of Schools & Enrollment: Elementary (K – 5): 18 Schools, Enrollment 7,260 Middle Schools: 5 Schools, Enrollment 3,235 High Schools: 5 Schools, Enrollment 4,227


5500 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 877-1511 (Campus Switchboard) (812) 877-8442 (Communications) Fax: (812) 877-8362 Web site: www.rose-hulman.edu

Information based on 2018/19 academic year. Private Institution Founded: September 10, 1874 Enrollment 2,100 Undergraduate 60 Graduate

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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is among the nation’s best undergraduate engineering colleges, being ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the past 20 years in a row. Our students earn degrees in engineering, science and mathematics, opening doors to the best graduate schools and successful, fulfilling careers. We are proud of our alumni – who are some of the top achievers in their fields – and welcome them back to campus each year for Homecoming, when we celebrate generations-old traditions and also what’s new on our ever-evolving campus. Our scenic campus sits on rolling hills on the east side of Terre Haute, Indiana, on U.S. 40. It features the spectacular Mussallem Union, which features rooms available for public events and includes delicious meals prepared by Bon Appetit, which the public is invited to enjoy. Our campus also features a beautiful performing arts building, Hatfield Hall, where the community is invited to experience worldclass performers such as STOMP, the Russian National Ballet and other outstanding acts. Our combined Kremer and Branam innovation centers provide a hub for creative student activity and hands-on learning experiences, and our beautiful White Chapel, overlooking Speed Lake, is a perfect venue for weddings. We compete in the Heartland Athletic Conference in 10 men’s and women’s sports. Our teams feature excellent student athletes. We have crowned at least one Academic AllAmerican athlete for 33 consecutive years. We are proud of our students, faculty, alumni and staff and are pleased to be a vibrant part of the Terre Haute and Wabash Valley communities.

Degrees available: bachelor’s, master’s Undergraduate student makeup: 25 percent female; 75 percent male We offer more than 90 student clubs and organizations. About one-third of male students are in fraternities; about a quarter of female students are in sororities. Rose-Hulman’s graduating class consistently has nearly a 100 percent placement and average starting salary of $71,080. Areas of Study Biochemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology, biology, biomathematics, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil and environmental engineering, computational science, computer engineering, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, engineering design, engineering physics, international computer science, international studies, mathematics, mechanical engineering, optical engineering, physics, ROTC: Air Force, Army, and software engineering. Selected Rankings No. 1 Undergraduate Engineering College – U.S. News & World Report No. 2 Best Value Colleges in Indiana – 2019 Niche Guide to Colleges No. 4 for Value Added – Brookings Institution

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Terre Haute Campus 8000 South Education Drive Terre Haute, IN 47802 Local: 812-298-2367 State: 888-IVY-LINE Web site: www.ivytech.edu/terrehaute Public Institution Founding Date (Terre Haute Campus): January 5, 1967 Fall 2018 Enrollment: 4,303 Tuition Cost: (As of Fall 2018) $140.61 per credit hour for Indiana residents; out-of-state and international face-to-face class cost is $275.08 per credit hour; and out-of-state online class tuition is $164.90 per credit hour. Tuition for students who have served in the military or are state employees is $111.15 per credit hour. Additional Fees: $20 per credit hour for each online class; $125 fee for students in nursing and practical nursing. Technology Fee: $75 per semester. Book costs vary by course. The average cost of books and supplies is $39.29 per credit hour. Number of employees: 380 Areas of Study: More than 50 degree programs in the Schools of: Business, Logistics & Supply Chain; Health Sciences; Public Affairs & Social Services; Nursing; Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Applied Science; Arts, Sciences & Education. Degrees Available: Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Certificates and Technical Certificates. Our Communities. Your College. Ivy Tech Community College has been a part of the Terre Haute community since 1967, preparing residents to learn, live and work in a diverse and globally competitive environment by delivering professional, technical, and transfer education. Ivy Tech is committed to enabling our

hardworking students to finish their programs and find high-value careers in growing fields. Ivy Tech serves the people of our state through accessible and affordable world-class education and adaptive learning. Ivy Tech empowers its students to achieve their career and transfer aspirations. It embraces the vision of economic transformation inspired by the education and earnings attainment of our citizens, the vitality of our workforce, and the prosperity of our unique and diverse communities. At Ivy Tech, you can earn a college credential in two years or less, or earn your associate degree – then transfer as a junior to earn your bachelor’s degree and save thousands. As the state’s most affordable college, tuition is $3,374 a year, although financial aid and scholarships offset the cost for the majority of Ivy Tech students. Ivy Tech Workforce Alignment offers local, affordable solutions for Indiana business and industry training needs, working with employers to provide customizable, flexible and high quality training. Ivy Tech’s Achieve Your Degree (AYD) program is a partnership between Ivy Tech and employers. By partnering with Ivy Tech, employers can add tuition deferral to their existing educational benefits policies, so employees can earn a college degree or certificate at minimal upfront cost. Ivy Tech courses are offered at the main campus in Terre Haute at 8000 S. Education Drive; the Center for Workforce Development, 1700 East Industrial Drive; and the Ivy Tech Learning Achievement Building, 1650 E. Industrial Drive. Other locations classes are offered include Ivy Tech sites in Rockville, Linton, and Brazil.

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200 N. Seventh St., Terre Haute, IN 47809 (812) 237-2121 or (800) 468-6478 (undergraduate admissions) (812) 237-3005 or (800) 444-GRAD (graduate admissions) (812) 237-2345 (online admissions) Website: indstate.edu

Public Institution Founding: Dec. 20, 1865 as Indiana State Normal School Enrollment: 13,045 Student-to-faculty ratio: 22:1 Tuition Cost: indstate.edu/costs-aid Room and Board Cost: indstate.edu/ costs-aid Areas of Study: Indiana State’s five academic colleges (College of Arts & Sciences, Scott College of Business, Bayh College of Education, College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services; and College of Technology) as well as the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Indiana State Online and the Honors College. Degrees Available: Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral. Certificates and licensures are also available. Other Education Programs: College Challenge, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Professional MBA located in Plainfield, IN, Summer Honors Most Popular Majors: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Intelligence Analysis, Cybercriminology and Security Studies, Unmanned Systems, Aviation, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Insurance and Risk

Management, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Packaging Engineering Technology, Education, Psychology, Social Work Percentage of students: From Indiana: 76.2% Out-of-state: 23.8% Indiana State University is grounded in 150 years of tradition, service and commitment. We offer an academically challenging, affordable education. Forbes has recognized Indiana State as one of America’s Top Colleges, and Princeton Review has recognized State as among the best in the Midwest. Our student body represents 52 states and territories and more than 72 countries. We offer what students are looking for to be successful in their career pursuit, with five academic colleges, a wide range of programs, and hands-on learning. Employers dream of hiring State grads. That’s because careerprepping experiences are built into every academic program, and 2017 graduates had a 94% placement rate. We take great pride in preparing our students with skills necessary to create change in the community, the country, and the world.

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Find out what goes into State’s 94% placement rate during a campus visit.

The Office of Admissions will arrange a visit and tailor the day to meet your particular needs.

High school students are encouraged to bring their families.

To schedule a visit: 800-GO-TO-ISU or: indstate.edu/ visiting

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Saint Mary-of-the-Woods IN 47876 (812) 535-5106 or (800) 926-SMWC Web site: www.smwc.edu

Private, Catholic Institution Founding Date: Oct. 22, 1840 Enrollment for Fall 2018 Campus: 484 Online: 339 Graduate: 217 Student-to-faculty ratio: 10-1 Tuition (2018-19): Undergraduate Tuition: $29,950 Room and board: $11,240 Degrees Awarded: Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Most Popular Majors: Business, Education, Equine Studies, Human Services, Music Therapy, Nursing, Psychology and RN-BSN. Master’s Degrees: Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Master of Leadership Development and Master of Science in Nursing. Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture. Signature Programs: Equine Studies, Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Leadership Development and Nursing. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, listed among the best colleges

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in the Midwest by US News and World Report’s 2019 College Guide, challenges students to aspire higher. Here students are inspired to pursue passions and emerge as strong leaders fully prepared for life’s opportunities. Immersed in this environment, women and men are destined to make a lasting impact in their careers and communities. The college provides a strong sense of empowerment evident through its commitment to educating the whole person, melding intellect and spirituality and encouraging social responsibility. Through small, seminar-style classes, with hands on learning and numerous leadership opportunities, students become critical thinkers and problem solvers dedicated to serving the world’s needs. With more than 20 fully online degree programs, Woods Online students discover convenience, accessible faculty and alternative ways to earn credit. For more information about Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, call the Office of Admission at (800) 926-SMWC, or visit us online at www.smwc.edu.


Newcomers’ Information Area Characteristics

Population Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 Terre Haute – 60,774 Vigo County – 107,516 Highest Elevation 507 ft. above sea level Longitude 870¼ 24’W Latitude 390¼ 28’N Square Mileage City - 26.5 square miles County 404.75 square miles Source: Plat office Telephone Area Code 812 and 930 are the area codes in Terre Haute and Vigo County. Time Zone Terre Haute is on Eastern Standard Time and adjusts for Daylight Savings Times in March and October. Time and Temperature (812) 232-0300

Government

Mayor’s Office- (812) 244-2303 City Clerk/City Council (812) 244-2103 Vigo County Commissioners (812) 462-3367 For additional information visit www.terrehaute.in.gov Driver’s License and Registration Information State of Indiana Department of Motor Vehicles 2920 Professional Lane (812) 238-1669 or (812) 238-1747 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday- Friday; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday. Voter Registration Vigo County Court House, 33 S 3rd Street (812) 462-3393 Indiana Department of Motor Vehicles 2920 Professional Lane (812) 238-1669, (812) 238-1747 or (888) 692-6841

Parking

City Parking Garages Downtown 650 Ohio Street (812) 235-1145 Hours: Open 24 hours, daily. Attendant on duty: 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday-Friday. Hourly parking fee: $2, max. $10. Free 2-hour curbside parking is available downtown from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with no time limit on the weekends. Monthly fee $37.50. 8th & Cherry 750 Cherry Street (812) 237-8888

Hours: Open 24 hours, daily. Attendant on duty periodically Monday – Friday; automated pay machine when not attended. Hourly parking fee: $1 per hour or any part of an hour, max. $12 per day.

Military

Armed Services (Recruiting Offices) Air Force 5090 S 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-2096 Marines Corps 5090 S 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN (812) 234-1001 Army 4795 S 7th Street, Terre Haute, IN (812) 299-9780 Navy 300 Ohio Street, #2, Terre Haute, IN (812) 232-1914

Library

Vigo County Public Library One Library Square 7th & Poplar streets (812) 232-1113 www.vigo.lib.in.us Vigo County Public Library generates positive change in the community by creating an environment of opportunity in which people can explore, expand their perspectives, and transform their own lives and the lives of future generations. The Library offers programs, services and events for babies, kids, teens, families and adults. Library customers can borrow a WiFi hotspot, iPad or download music, movies, magazines and e-books to his or her own device. For more information, visit www. vigo.lib.in.us or call 812.232.1113. To learn about the latest happenings, follow the Vigo County Public Library on facebook, pinterest and twitter. West Terre Haute Public Library 125 N Church Street West Terre Haute, IN (812) 235-2121 Hours: Monday & Wednesday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Post Office

150 W Margaret Drive (812) 231-4040 | www.usps.com 70 Rose Avenue (812) 232-9133 | www.usps.com

Visitor Information

Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau (812) 234-5555 or (800) 366-3043 Fax: (812) 234-6750 www.terrehaute.com Email: david@terrehaute.com Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce (812) 232-2391 - Fax: (812) 232-2905

www.terrehautechamber.com

Hospitals

Union Hospital 1606 N 7th Street (812) 238-7000 www.myunionhospital.org Terre Haute Regional Hospital 3901 S 7th Street (812) 232-0021 www.regionalhospital.com

Hamilton Center, Inc. is a regional behavioral health system serving central and west central Indiana. 620 8th Avenue | (800) 742-0787 1616 Wabash Avenue | (812) 231-8355 Mental Health Service Crisis Prevention Center (812) 231-8323

Social/Community Services For social and community services available in Terre Haute and Vigo County, call 211. 2-1-1 is a simple way to connect to food, shelter and housing assistance, employment services, counseling resources and much much more. GET HELP by dialing 2-1-1. For referral to United Way agencies, contact United Way of the Wabash Valley at (812) 235-6287.

Ambulance Services

Trans-Care Transportation Division Ambulance & wheelchair transportation to & from medical facilities. Emergency & nonemergency. Local & long distance. (812) 462-1720 Trans-Care Ambulance Division Emergency and non-emergency (812) 235-3671

Motor Coach

City Buses- (812) 235-0109 Greyhound Bus Lines- (812) 232-1245

Utilities Electric

Duke Energy- (800) 521-2232 WIN Energy REMC- (800) 882-5140

Natural Gas

Vectren Energy- (812) 231-6436

Internet Providers - Telephone Frontier Communications (812) 462-9201 Joink LLC (812) 234-5100 (888) 315-6465 Spectrum - 866-513-4900

Trash Collection

Republic Services of Western Indiana (812) 466-0113 Wallace Brothers- (812) 443-5904 The Trash Man- (812) 299-9009

Water

Indiana-American Water Co. (812) 232-3454

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Photo by Brenden Kearns

76 • Guide to Terre Haute | WABASHIKI


The Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area, an Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife managed property, contributes to the public lands available to the citizens and visitors of the Wabash Valley. The area serves as part of the Healthy Rivers INitiative (HRI). HRI is Indiana’s largest land conservation initiative. It includes a partnership of resource agencies and organizations who are working with willing landowners to permanently protect over 43,000 acres located in the floodplain of the Wabash River and Sugar Creek and over 26,000 acres of the Muscatatuck River bottomlands. Dewey Point, a Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department managed property named for Susie Dewey, is located at 110 E. National Avenue in West Terre Haute, IN and serves as the primary trailhead and access point to the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area and the Wabashiki Trail. Dewey Point currently offers parking, viewfinders, restrooms, and a shelter with plans to construct a canoe/kayak launch, and install interpretive signage. The Wabashiki Trail, situated on top of a US Army Corps of Engineers levee and an agricultural levee, currently includes five miles of multi-modal trails that take the user through different scenic areas as well as along the Wabash River. While at the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area, visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, bird watching, fishing, hunting, canoeing/kayaking, native gardens, and many public recreational programs offered through the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. The wetland area offers many benefits to wildlife, waterfowl, and people. These benefits include: water quality improvement and sediment filtration, habitat for wildlife, flood reduction, water supply, opportunities for recreation, and beautiful scenery. Dewey Point and the Wabashiki Trail have been developed and are maintained through the collaborative efforts of the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife, Wabash River Development and Beautification, Inc. (RiverSCAPE), Indiana State University, Vigo County, the City of Terre Haute, the Town of West Terre Haute, INDOT, the West Terre Haute Levee Association, Wabash Valley Community Foundation, and many other generous organizations.

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This is a paid advertising supplement.

Sunday Service Times Worship Service 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:50 a.m. Pastor S. Paul Myers

Breden Memorial UMC

2228 So. 7th St. Terre Haute In. 47802 (812) 232-6468

Everyone Welcome Sunday Worship Service 9:30am a Wednesday Evening Service 7:00pm a Thursday Evening School of the Super Natural 7:00pm a

125 N. 7th Street 812-232-5049

9:30 Sunday School 10:30 Traditional Worship 11:30 Fellowship

Pastor Lance & Tabitha Byrd

2100 N. 6 1/2 St. Terre Haute, IN 812-232-6102

www.THCPC.org

MAPLE AVENUE UNITED METHODIST 1203 Maple Ave.

Join us for Sunday Worship

8:30am & 10:30am

Sunday School all Ages 9:30am

Pastor David Rockhill

812-232-7263 Mapleavenuechurch.com Follow us on Facebook All Are Welcome

Memorial Ministry. Mission. Music.

Memorial United Methodist Church Sundays: 8:45 a.m.—Traditional worship 10:00 a.m.—Sunday school for all ages 11:00 a.m.—Prayz! (casual worship) 2701 Poplar Street 234-0776 umcmemorial.com MemorialUM.TerreHaute

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Ancient Worship Future Faith

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

All are welcome for worship and service Sunday services at 8 and 10am

First Congregational Church Terre Haute, Indiana

215 N. 7th St. | across from ISU The Church with the garden ststephensth.org | 812.232.5165

TERRE HAUTE DEANERY • CATHOLIC MASS SCHEDULES

VIGO COUNTY: Sacred Heart of Jesus • Terre Haute

Our Covenant: In the Love of Truth and in the Spirit of Jesus Christ, We Unite for the Worship of God and the Service of Humanity “We agree to differ… We resolve to love… We unite to serve...”

Sunday Worship 10 am 630 Ohio St. • Terre Haute 812-232-8880

CLAY COUNTY: Annunciation - Brazil

Sun. 9am Mass

19 N. Alabama St., Brazil, IN 47834 www.anunciationbrazil.org 812-448-1901

PARKE COUNTY: St. Joseph - Rockville

Sun. 11:15am Mass Sat. (May-Oct) 6:30pm

217 E. Ohio St. Rockville, IN 47872 765-569-5406

PUTNAM COUNTY: St. Paul the Apostle - Greencastle Sat. 6pm Mass Sun. 11am Mass & Sun. 5pm when DePauw is in session. 202 E. Washington St. Greencastle, IN 46135 www.st.paul-greencastle.com 765-653-5678

VERMILLION COUNTY: Sacred Heart - Clinton

Sat. 4:30pm Mass Sun. 11:00am Mass 2322 N. 13 1/2 St. Terre Haute, IN 47804 www.shjth.org 812-466-1231

St. Benedict • Terre Haute Sat. 5:30pm Mass (Reconciliation 4-5pm) Sun. 8:30am and 11:00am Mass 111 S. Ninth St. Terre Haute, IN 47807 www.stbenedicth.org 812-232-8421

St. Joseph University Parish • Terre Haute Sat. 5:00pm Mass (Reconciliation 3:30-4:30pm) Sun. 9:00am, 11:30am, 7:00pm Mass 113 S. Fifth St. Terre Haute, IN 47807 www.stjoeup.org 812-232-7011

St. Margaret Mary • Terre Haute Sat. 4:00pm Mass (Reconciliation 3:00-3:30pm) Sun. 11:00am Mass Misa en espanol 3:00pm Every Sunday 2405 S. Seventh St. Terre Haute, IN 47802 www.smmth.org 812-232-3512

St. Mary’s Village Church Reconciliation 1st Sun of month 8:30am

Sun. 9:00am Mass 3827 North Arms Place P.O. Box 155 St. Mary-of-the-Woods Village, IN 47876 812-535-1261

St. Patrick • Terre Haute Sun. 4:30pm (Reconciliation 3:30pm-4:00) Sat. 6:00pm Mass (Reconciliation 7:15-7:45pm) Sun. 9am Mass 558 Nebeker St. Clinton, IN 47842 765-832-8468

Sun. 9:00am Mass (Reconciliation 8:00am-8:30am) 1807 Poplar St. Terre Haute, In 47803 www.stpat.org 812-232-8518

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Accommodations Hotels & Motels

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Moyer Road

Prairie Creek Park

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CANDLEWOOD SUITES (812) 235-17703

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COMFORT SUITES (812) 235-1770

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DAYS INN & SUITES (812) 232-8006

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DRURY INN (812) 238-1206

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FAIRFIELD INN (812) 235-2444

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HAMPTON INN (812) 242-2222

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HILTON GARDEN INN (812) 234-8900

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HOLIDAY INN - TERRE HAUTE (812) 232-6081

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HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS (812) 234-8900

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HOME2 SUITES (812) 814-4440

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LAQUINTA INN & SUITES (812) 244-1144

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MOTEL 6 (812) 917-2262

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PEAR TREE INN by DRURY (812) 234-4268

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QUALITY INN (812) 235-3333

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RED CARPET INN (812) 235-0200

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ROADWAY INN & SUITES (812) 232-0383

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SPRINGHILL SUITES by MARRIOTT (812) 235-0696

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STATESMAN INN (812) 232-9411

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SUPER 8 BY WYNDHAM (812) 232-4890

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TRAVELODGE (812) 232-7075

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WOODRIDGE MOTEL (812) 877-1571

Griffin Bike Park

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Camping

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Higher Education

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K.O.A. OF TERRE HAUTE (812) 232-2457

Parks & Recreation

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HAWTHORN PARK

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INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

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COLLETT PARK

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SHERIDAN PARK

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ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

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DEMING PARK

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VOORHEES PARK

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ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS COLLEGE

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DEWEY POINT AT THE WABASHIKI

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IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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DOBBS PARK & NATURE CENTER

Visitor Information

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FAIRBANKS PARK

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FOWLER PARK

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GRIFFIN BIKE PARK

TERRE HAUTE CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU (812) 234-5555

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Hospital

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UNION HOSPITAL

H2 REGIONAL HOSPITAL


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ADVERTISING INDEX Accommodations

LaQuinta Inn......................................7 Hilton Garden Inn .............................9 Candlewood Suites ..........................9 Holiday Inn Express .........................9 Home2 Suites by Hilton ...................9

Apartments

Haute Maison ..................................10 Cobblestone Crossings .................63

Attractions

Art Spaces ................................. 12-13 IATCCC Museum .............................28 Vigo County Public Library ...........31 Terre Haute Parks & Recreation .............................34 Vigo County Parks & Recreation Department ...................................34 Wabashiki .................................. 76-77 Sisters of Providence .....................84

Business

Scheid Diesel Service Co...............47 Midwest Printing .............................57 Vigo Dodge, Inc...............................62 Courtesy Cleaning Centers ...........66

Education

Medical

Entertainment

Organizations

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College ...3 Ivy Tech Community College .........71 Indiana State University .................73 Hulman Links Golf Course and William S. Rea Park .......................31 The Verve .....................................45 Eagles #291 .....................................45 Terre Haute Bowling Center ..........35 Terre Haute Children’s Museum ....49 Griffin Bike Park .............................52 Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association ...................................56 Lavern Gibson Championship Course 2019 Schedule...............................83

Employment

GE Aviation .....................................67 Help at Home, Inc............................67 Menards ...........................................67 Union Health ...................................67 Vigo County Communications ......67

Financial Services

Terre Haute Regional Hospital ......30 Union Health ...................................59 Ambucare Clinic .............................66 Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce ................43

Preschool

Memorial Preschool .......................50

Religious Organizations

Church Services ....................... 78-79

Restaurants

J. Fords Black Angus .....................15 Rick’s Smokehouse BBQ & Grill ...17 Taco Tequila’s..................................18 La Isla ..............................................19 Real Hacienda .................................19 Pizza City .........................................22 Pepsi ................................................24 Crossroads Cafe .........................40 Corner Grind ...............................40 Square Donuts ............................40 Cackleberries ..............................40 Saratoga ......................................40 Clabber Girl .................................41 Stables Steakhouse....................41 7th and Elm .................................41 Footers ........................................41 Pepsi ................................................62

Cigar Shop

AdvantagePlus of Indiana Federal Credit Union ....................33 First Financial Bank .......................65 Terre Haute Savings Bank .............62 ISU Federal Credit Union ...............66

Dance

Gam3............................................40 Full Moon Games........................41

Shopping

U.S. Lawns .......................................35

Sycamore Winery............................32

Childcare/Programs

KinderCenter ...................................49 Wabash Cigar Store & Hobby Shop ...........................41

Gaming

Dance Studio...............................40

Lawn Service

Willow Gift & Home ........................63

Winery

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August 17, 2019 August 24, 2019 September 7, 2019 September 21, 2019 September 21, 2019

Valley Kickoff Invitational (T H South) Early Bird Invitational (Bloomington North) T H Savings Invitational John McNichols Invitational Conference Vigo County Middle School (T H North) October 2, 2019 Vigo County Middle School Championships (West Vigo) October 5, 2019 Nike Valley Twilight (T H South) October 12, 2019 IHSAA Sectional Championships October 19, 2019 Under Armour Pre-Nationals Invitational November 2, 2019 IHSAA State Championship Finals November 3, 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 10:30 November 3, 2019 HCAC Conference Championships (@ Rose in the afternoon 11:30) November 16, 2019 NXR Cross Regional Midwest Championships November 23, 2019 NCAA National Championships (ISU)

Revised 3/15/19 Dates subject to change

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Visit HISTORIC

Saint Mar y-of-the-Woods, Indiana

Visit.SistersofProvidence.org Tour the

SHRINE Take a self-guided tour and

EXPLORE Located off I-70, Exit 3, just 10 minutes west of Terre Haute

VISIT friendly alpacas and enjoy nature

SHOP The Farm Store at White Violet Center & Linden Leaf Gifts

To schedule a guided tour for your group, call 812-535-2945 or email tours@spsmw.org. 84 • Guide to Terre Haute

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