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T.C. Steele State Historic Site

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Beautiful, quiet hill top home

I’m not sure how we discovered that we would be traveling by T.C. Steele’s home and studio, but I’m... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PhoenixRobin
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A nice place to stop

Nestled in Brown County, this is a mid excursion to take. You can tour the studio and home of the... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
ShwayOchre
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Greenfield, Indiana
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Discover the Brown County home and studio of Indiana artist T.C. Steele - still filled with original artwork and furnishing - and experience the gardens and landscape that influenced so much of his work. This location is part of the Indiana State...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4220 T C Steele Rd, Nashville, IN 47448-9586
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m not sure how we discovered that we would be traveling by T.C. Steele’s home and studio, but I’m glad we made the detour. We were the only two on a docent led tour of the studio and home. After the tour, which lasted about...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Nestled in Brown County, this is a mid excursion to take. You can tour the studio and home of the artist T.C. Steele, or extend your visit and see some additional sites on the 60-acres. Tour guide was good and answered all the questions. The...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

This was a wonderful tour of an artists' former home and gardens. We learned a lot and were awed by some of the beautiful outdoor areas.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

We were there 3-8-18, a cold, overcast and wet day. Had a first class almost white glove tour by the well-informed staff. All questions answered and beyond. They were both knowledgeable. Our guide to the buildings (the younger of the two staff) clearly loves her...More

1  Thank Annette K
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Well first, a confession: I'm a native Hoosier who's passed by the sign to the TC Steele Memorial more times than I can count but only recently went for a visit. If you've got 2-3 hours, it well worth your time. The site consists of...More

2  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed December 18, 2017

One of my favorite painting is the boatman from T.C. Steele which is among the top masterworks of the IU Eskenazi museum of art collection.On a spring weekend road trip, we went to T.C. Steele state historic site in Brown County. The timing was great...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Must see and experience this gem of Indiana history. Definitely do the guided tour. Try to take all of the property in. Especially Inspiration Point.

Thank Devin B
Reviewed October 5, 2017

We started at the main site, walked along the road to the start of the Inspiration Ridge Trail, looked at the Remote Studio (which has rotten boards, one on the roof and one on the side), went down the Peckerwood Trail and then returned via...More

1  Thank IndySwimRun
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This out of the way place was a nice find, especially if one enjoys paintings. The history of the estate and how TC Steele came to be such an artist worth the visit. Much kept in original condition, especially the house and furnishings.

Thank David E
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The T.C. Steele Historic Site was a place of true peace for me. The yard felt much like the space where I was raised. Big, old shady trees and quiet. You can hear the breeze through the trees and the squirrels preparing for the winter....More

Thank Judy S
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Evelyn M
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Response from Kat V | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 25 minute drive from downtown Bloomington to TC Steele. Take East 3rd St to State Rd 46 (toward Nashville, IN). From there, you'll drive along 46 until you see a sign for DesignScape Horticultural Services. At... More
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