Quality of Life

Historic Washington County was founded a few years before the founding of the State of Indiana. While the State of Indiana will be celebrating the State's Bicentennial Anniversary in 2016, Washington County celebrated our Bicentennial in 2014. 

Historic Landmarks / Points of Interest

  • Beck's Mill (National Register of Historic Places)
  • Stevens Memorial Museum & Pioneer Village
  • Washington County Courthouse & Historic Downtown Square
  • The Depot Railroad Museum & Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society
  • Salem Speedway fueled by the Hoosier Lottery
  • Piper Flight Museum
  • Riley's Place (Depauw Park) 

Recreation & Sports 

  • Delaney Creek Park
  • Elk Creek Lake
  • John Hay Lake
  • Knobstone Trail
  • Jackson-Washington State Forest
  • Blue River Scenic River Corridor
  • Washington County Family YMCA
  • Veteran's Trail at Lake Salinda
  • Lake Salinda
  • Western Hills Country Club (Golf Course)
  • City of Salem Community Trail

Festivals & Special Events

  • Old Settlers Days
  • Campbellsburg All-American Country Hoe-Down
  • Pekin 4th of July Celebration
  • Friday Night on the Salem Square
  • Racing at the Historic Salem Speedway
  • Farmers & Merchants Fair
  • Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
  • Washington County Farmers Market