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Fairmount Historical Museum

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September 2022

Remembering James Dean Festival and the James Dean Run Car Show

September 23, 2022 - September 25, 2022
Playacres Park, 300 E. Madison St.
Fairmount, IN 46928 United States
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Sponsored by the Fairmount Historical Museum annually, this event includes a huge car show featuring 50's classic and custom autos.  Parade of Neon, special guests, swap meet, and plenty of 50's entertainment!  James Dean look-alike contest, dance contest, carnival rides and lots of fun along Main Street in the heart of James Dean's hometown of Fairmount. Visit the Fairmount Historical Museum, the James Dean Gallery, and take a trip along the James Dean Trail in Grant County.

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James Dean Memorial Service

September 30, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Back Creek Friends Church, 7560 S 150 E
Fairmount, 46928 United States
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At 5:45pm on September 30, 1955 the world lost movie star James Dean, but gained a timeless legend.  Fairmount, Indiana native James Dean made only three movies in his short life:  East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant, but the mark he made on an entire culture is his true legacy.  Memorial service honoring native son James Dean at Back Creek Friends Church.  Friends , Guests and Fans remember Dean, and then make a pilgrimage to Dean's burial…

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September 2023

James Dean Memorial Service

September 30, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Back Creek Friends Church, 7560 S 150 E
Fairmount, 46928 United States
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At 5:45pm on September 30, 1955 the world lost movie star James Dean, but gained a timeless legend.  Fairmount, Indiana native James Dean made only three movies in his short life:  East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant, but the mark he made on an entire culture is his true legacy.  Memorial service honoring native son James Dean at Back Creek Friends Church.  Friends , Guests and Fans remember Dean, and then make a pilgrimage to Dean's burial…

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