The Brown County Jamboree began
informally in Bean Blossom as a free
outdoor show featuring local musicians.
Gradually commercialized and
professionally promoted, the Jamboree
drew large crowds by 1941, including
attendees from other . . . — — Map (db m206706) HM
Theodore Clement Steele (1847-1926) lived and painted south of here, 1907-1926. Member of Hoosier Group of American impressionists, his landscape paintings captured picturesque panoramas characteristic of area. Property is State Historic Site; . . . — — Map (db m48106) HM
( West - Plaque )
Lest We Forget
From its inception in 1836, Brown County has given freely its sons and daughters to serve in the quest for World Peace. Its sacrifices began in 1846 with the Mexican War, and continued through the . . . — — Map (db m63223) WM
Photographer, artist, and newspaper columnist Frank Hohenberger moved to Nashville in 1917. Through his black and white, large format photographs, he documented the residents, artists, daily life, traditions, and natural beauty of Brown County. . . . — — Map (db m184584) HM
Attracted by the area’s natural beauty and its residents’ rustic lifestyles, a group of professional artists began working in Brown County by 1908. The Brown County Art Colony gained renown as its members exhibited regularly, first in the . . . — — Map (db m206708) HM
Ever since the year 1867, a public hostelry of one form or another has occupied this corner. It served the logging industry for many years & later became a gathering place for artists. In recent years it has become the cornerstone of the tourist . . . — — Map (db m206747) HM
The pump and pump house were reconstructed in 2017 courtesy of the Rotary Club of Brown County.
Prior to 1949, several pumps were in use around Nashville to provide water for families who were without a well on their property, and . . . — — Map (db m206742) HM