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James Dean Memorial Park

Fairmount, IN
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Nicely Kept Site

It's a very small park but nice. You can tell it's well kept by someone who loves James Dean. It... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
CM W
,
Topeka, Kansas
Tiny park!

This is a TINY park next to a gas station that has a beautiful sculpted JD head. Not much to see... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Porthos7
,
West Chester, Ohio
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average41%
  • Poor0%
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25 Oct 2016
“Nicely Kept Site”
12 Jun 2016
“Tiny park!”
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

It's a very small park but nice. You can tell it's well kept by someone who loves James Dean. It was rather late in the season so the flowers were a bit on the wane but I can see that earlier in the growing season...More

Thank CM W
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is a TINY park next to a gas station that has a beautiful sculpted JD head. Not much to see or do here, but it is down the street from both the JD Gallery & Fairmount History Museum - take a look at all...More

Thank Porthos7
Reviewed 25 November 2015

One of the biggest Car Shows I have ever been too, The Rebel Run, Gas City and Duck Tail all at the same time. Swap meet area new and used, Food ,atmosphere is great. Last two times their, was getting terribly crowded . Local police...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Another great stop for any James Dean fan. Gorgeous bust by artist Kenneth Kendall. Relaxing. Peaceful. Seating available. Nice photo opp.

1  Thank ConnieHallScott
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The statue in Fairmount is just like the one at Griffith observatory in LA. Very nice to see (don't have to go out to CA to see it!). It's a sweet tribute.

Thank Laurynk15
Reviewed 2 December 2014

this little James Dean Memorial park is a great place to sit down for awhile, it right in town in Fairmount, but quiet and serene.

1  Thank jerricks
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I've lived in Indiana now for 20 years and never visited the site where James Dean was born, and now is buried in. He was such an iconic piece of Hollywood. I felt like it was time to go see this and it was an...More

2  Thank ExplorerScott
Reviewed 9 July 2012

The best time to visit is during James Dean days. Lots of old cars, food, flea market, swamp meets and more.

1  Thank penelope&skipper
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Nice but nothing special here to see. It's just a grave and you can see them anyplace.

Thank trippinruby
Reviewed 24 January 2016
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