$18.6 Million Invested Into Local Tourism

As the summer nears, tourism businesses in Spencer County are preparing for the peak visitor season. “With over $18 million being invested into the local …

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Indiana’s First National Park Celebrates 50 Years

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Indiana’s first national park, will celebrate its 50th anniversary throughout 2012. “Fifty years ago, the site for Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial …

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Tourism Commission Elects Officers for 2012

The Spencer County Tourism Commission elected officers for 2012 at its January meeting. The following members were elected as officers for the year: President, Eric …

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Spencer County Sees Tourism Growth in 2011

As a new year begins, the Spencer County Visitors Bureau reflects on local tourism growth in 2011. With tourism additions, restorations, and other enhancements, the …

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Six monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession

<p><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”><a class=”jce_file” href=”/blog/images/media-coverage/Local_Tourism_News/8-18-11-Six-Monks-celebrate-jubilees-of-monastic-profession-SpencerCountyJournalDemocrat.pdf” target=”_blank”><img class=”jce_icon” style=”border: 0px; vertical-align: middle;” src=”/images/pdf.png” alt=”pdf” />  Six monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession</a> </span><br /><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”>Spencer …

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County Makes Big Tourism Investment

<p><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”>County Makes Big Tourism Investment</span><br /><span style=”font-size: 10pt;”><a class=”jce_file” href=”/blog/images/media-coverage/Local_Tourism_News/5-2-11_County-Makes-Big-Tourism-Investment_InsideIndianaBusiness.pdf” target=”_blank”><img class=”jce_icon” style=”border: 0px; vertical-align: middle;” src=”/images/pdf.png” alt=”pdf” />  Inside Indiana Business</a> </span><br …

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Annual Civil War Ball Draws Enthusiasts Throughout Midwest

Lincoln-era ball gowns and stovepipe hats can be spotted at the historic Spencer County Courthouse later this month as the Friends of  Lincoln Pioneer Village & …

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Visitors Bureau Hires Indianapolis-Based Firm to Conduct Tourism Research

The Spencer County Visitors Bureau has hired an Indianapolis-based firm to conduct economic impact research and a visitor profile study through county tourism visits. Strategic …

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Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home Featured on Statewide Tour

Lincoln’s Indiana Boyhood Home will be featured on the 2011 Indiana 500 Tour that will promote the state’s early heritage. The tour will include 500 …

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Lincoln had a little lamb…

On this day in 2011, it was a very special day at the Living Historical Farm in Lincoln City, Indiana, as two new lambs were welcomed …

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Tourism Commission Elects Officers for 2011

The Spencer County Tourism Commission elected officers for 2011 at its January meeting. The following members were elected as officers for the year: President, Mary …

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Visitors Bureau Launches iPhone Application with Holiday World

The Spencer County Visitors Bureau now has an app for that, “Holiday World… and more!” The Visitors Bureau recently partnered with Holiday World & Splashin’ …

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