Posey County Offers History, Entertainment and the Wonders of Nature for Visitors
the charm and allure of a past utopia in Historic
New Harmony. Once known as the Athens of the West, New Harmony
has been a favorite place to rejuvenate the spirit for nearly 200
New Harmony Theatre holds excellent productions from mid-June through
August that delight and entertain audiences of all ages.
boating and hunting opportunities are plentiful in Posey County.
Hovey Lake and Twin Swamps Nature Preserve are the most northern
bald cypress and other overcup oak slough in the United States.
Harmonie State Park
has 7.5 miles of hiking/biking trails, 3.5 miles of horse trails
and other amenities for the whole family to enjoy.
nearby Evansville, one can find the Philharmonic, Arts and Science
Museum, Professional Ballet Theatre, Mesker Park Zoo, Aztar Riverboat,
a nature park and ice skating.
are some of the popular attractions in Posey County.
Nature at its best.
State Park - 3,465 acres,
7.5 miles hiking/biking trails,
3.5 miles horse trails, pool/water slide, 200 Class A campsites,
90 youth tent areas, 150 site family campground and cabins.
Lake - 4,298 acres,
bald cypress trees, 48 Class campsites, picnic/playground
area, hunting/fishing, boat ramps to Ohio River.
Swamps Nature Preserve - most northern bald cypress
and other overcupoak slough, located near Hovey Lake.
is located on 56 acres and includes an olympic-sized pool
with a wading pool for toddlers. There are four shelter
houses, tennis courts, a jogging trail, baseball diamonds,
a 1.54 acre fishing lake and a playground. The pool
is open daily from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. weather permitting, beginning
Memorial Day to Labor Day
Park- is located on South Main
Street and offers a public boat launch, a scenic view of the
Ohio River and playground equipment.
(open to the public)
- New Harmony
New Harmony -
Historic sites in New Harmony
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Week - New Harmony - April
Harmony Hundred Bike Tour - New Harmony
April Horse Shows - 4-H Center, SR 69 North
Keck-Gonnerman Wheat Threshing -Mt. Vernon - August
Mt. Vernon - July Fourth Weekend
New Harmony - July 4-H Fair - Fairgrounds - SR 69 North
July Harmonie Homecoming - New Harmony
- New Harmony Theater - New Harmony
Summer Kunstfest - New Harmony
- Big Whopper Liars Contest - New Harmony
Fall Quilt Show at the Mews - New Harmony - November
Christmas Candelight Tours - New Harmony - December
Christmas Open House - New Harmony - December
Mumford Farms, Griffin (812) 851-3288
Seasons Motel & Conference Center -
W. Fourth Street, Mt. Vernon (812) 838-4821
Harmonie State Park
R# 1 Box 5A, New Harmony, (812) 682-4821
*New Harmony Inn &Conference Center
North Street, New Harmony (812) 682-4491
Old Rooming House - 916
Church Street, New Harmony (812) 682-4724
Super 8 Motel
6225 Hwy. 69 South, Mt. Vernon (812) 838-8888
/ FISHING / BOATING
State Park -
R# 1 Box 5A, New Harmony (812) 682-4821
Uniontown Road, Mt. Vernon (812) 838-2927
Park Avenue, New Harmony (812) 682-4846
Old Dam Road, New Harmony (812) 682-3101
- Water Street, Mt. Vernon (812) 838-3691
T. Myer Locks & Dam -
16501 Raben Road, Mt. Vernon (812) 838-5836
Brittlebank Road, Mt. Vernon (812) 838-3691
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Rink, is located at 118 Main Street and is open from September
to May. (812) 838-3691 Bowling, (Posey Lanes) is located
on Lower New Harmony Road and is open year around.
Bar & Grill, 305 Main Street - 838-6760
330 State Street - 838-2538
M Diner, 125 W. Second Street - 833-0537
740 E. Fourth Street - 838-6013
1244 N. Main Street - 838-3003
132 E. Second Street - 838-4661
Hunan Chinese Restaurant,
125 W. Fourth Street - 833-0899
*Koodie Hoo's, 213
W. Second Street - 838-5202
Lucky Linda's Bar & Grill,
225 Main Street - 838-2045
E. Fourth Street - 838-1800
Peerless Too!, 133
Main Street - 838-0137
Bakery, 227 W. Fourth Street - 838-4497
*Subway, 119 W. Fourth Street
408 Southwind Plaza, 838-2392
Tung Hing House, 900 E.
Fourth Street - 838-6722
Sallies, 514 Main Street - 682-3383
610 Main Street- 682-3607
Country Cottage, 317 Church
Street - 682-4291
Main Cafe, 520
N. Main Street - 682-3370
Old Mill Mart Inc.,
1128 E. Church Street - 682-4705
*Red Geranium Restaurant,
North Street - 682-4431
Sass & Poss Tavern,
Main Street - 682-4453
521 Church Street - 682-3303
Wilson's General Store &
Cafe, 1129 Church Street - 682-5105
Place, Main Street Corner, Wadesville - 673-4998
- 673-4998 - 673-4998
11 W. Main Street, Poseyville - 874-3214
Playhouse Restaurant &
W. Main Street, Poseyville - 874-3159
Thornburg's Restaurant, Main Street,
Wadesville - 673-4996
Phillipís Road, St. Phillips - 985-2121
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|Note: Every effort has been
made to assure the accuracy of the above information, however
much of it has been provided by third parties and the Posey
County Chamber is not responsible for any inaccuracies.
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