Topic: Ruthmere

How to celebrate Mother’s Day around Elkhart County

Posted on Monday, May 8th, 2017 in Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

How to celebrate Mother’s Day around Elkhart County

Here are some great ideas on how to celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day on or around Sunday, May 14: Mother Daughter Tea Where: The Farmhouse, 28854 C.R. 52, Nappanee When: Starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13 This tea will be a unique experience for you and any other girls/women in your life. It will be … Continued

Bring on the Summer Fun

Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 in Must See's & Stops, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

Bring on the Summer Fun

Get on the summer fun wagon. Hop aboard a horse drawn tram to join the excitement at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, July 18-26, in Goshen, Indiana. It ranks among the nation’s biggest and best, boasting a giant Midway and row upon row of food vendors serving tasty and sometimes surprising fair treats (like deep-fried … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits the Havilah Beardsley House in Elkhart, IN

Posted on Friday, June 28th, 2013 in Museum, Uncategorized

Havilah  Beardsley, Elkhart’s founding father, built the first brick home in Elkhart in 1848.  That home still stands on the corner of Main Street and Beardsley Avenue and in 2011, was opened to the public for tours. This historic house tour is not only unique in the fact that it includes stories of Elkhart’s development, … Continued

Andrew Skipper Visits the Ruthmere Museum in Elkhart, IN

Posted on Friday, June 14th, 2013 in Museum, Uncategorized

Ruthmere Museum is a Beaux Arts mansion originally built for the Beardsley family in 1910 in Elkhart, IN. The 12,000 square foot mansion has been open to the public since the 1970’s. The industry and careful stewardship of the Beardsleys led to an endowment for the community that we enjoy in many ways today. Ruthmere … Continued

12 Days of Christmas Tour

Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012 in Museum, Things to do in Elkhart County

Ruthmere is decorated for their 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Tour. Hope you’ll be inspired by how wonderfully beautiful the house is decorated.  Here is a look at 3 of the rooms.  Can you guess which 12 Days theme it is? I’m not telling what the themes are, you need to take the tour yourself.  … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail