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What was unique about Prophetstown?

What was unique about Prophetstown?

French trappers and traders found the land teeming with wildlife, and European farmers discovered that the rich, deep prairie soils grew healthy corn and wheat. Through our unique partnership with Historic Prophetstown, visitors can discover 1920s farm lifestyles and take a stroll through a restored prairie.

What was Prophetstown?

Prophet’s Town or Prophetstown was the site of the 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe. Prophetstown State Park, near the battle site.

Can you fish at Prophetstown State Park?

Opened in 2004, Prophetstown State Park is one of the newest state park in the Indiana system, but the history of the area stretches back for centuries. The park also offers fishing, biking, and winter recreational activities.

How much does it cost to get into Prophetstown State Park?

Cost: $5 per person, those ages three and younger are free. Rules.

Is there a pool at Prophetstown State Park?

It is a newer park and is mostly flat. Most of the park is without trees so on a sunny day bring a lot of sun screen. Great for riding bikes because not a lot of traffic and they have paved trails. The pool was nice to have their at the park and more modern than other state parks.

What to do on Family Day at Prophetstown?

Family Day 2021 will include: live music, games, local vendors selling handmade items, blacksmith and woodworking demonstrations, food, visiting oxen and horses, and both farmhouse museums will be open to explore. Free with park admission. 11am – 3pm.

How big is the lazy river at Prophetstown?

A very nice area for really small children that leads into yet a deeper area 3 ft, where you can sit on a bench in the water. That leads out to a basketball area and there’s parts that’s 3 or 4 foot deep. There is a lazy river and two different ways to go down it plus a huge waterslide.

Where is the farm at Prophetstown in Indiana?

Located in Battle Ground, Indiana, The Farm at Prophetstown offers a unique experience on all aspects of farm life. Programs revolve around the 1920’s farms as they began their transition from animal to tractor power.