Tag Archives: Matthews Indiana

Matthews Fire Department Car Show

Annual Matthews Fire Department Car Show.  $10 entry fee.  Registration 10am-2pm.  Judging 11am-3pm.  Awards 4pm.  Awards for Top 50. Best Paint, Best Engine, Best Truck, Best Interior, Best Rat Rod, Best Original, Best Custom, Best Truck, Best Motorcycle, and Fire Chief Pick.  Dash Plaques for first 100.  50/50 Drawing.  Plenty of food, entertainment and vendors…

Matthews Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival

Walk or drive through the 1877 bridge for unique craft exhibits, live entertainment, a variety of food vendors, antique engines,  a steam-powered sawmill, an antique tractor pull and the world famous Matthews Lions Club frosted malts! Inflatables, horse rides and ABATE tiny tots motorcycles for all the kids in your life to enjoy.  Admission $2,…

The Nelons with Westward Road in Concert

Presented by the Epworth United Methodist Church. Doors open at 6:00pm. Admission $10 at the door.  A love offering will also be received. After the concert, there will be a meet and greet time with light refreshments served. The Nelons are a world-class talented family offering a captivating blend of gospel, a cappella, hymns, Americana,…

New Cumberland Antiques

Browse the wide assortment of antiques in this quaint antique store. Dishes, dressers, milk cans, chicken crates, washtubs, wringers – our stock is always growing and changing. Hay hooks, antique clocks, kerosene lamps, china, depression glass and more. Every time you visit you’ll discover new treasures to take home. Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm, Sunday noon-4pm.

Matthews Historical Museum

Amazing collection of memorabilia from the heyday of Matthews, Indiana.  Part of the Trenton Gas Field, the town grew during the gas boom days of the early 1900’s and was a candidate for the location of the state capital. Founded in 1895, Matthews was named for then Governor Claude Matthews. More than 5,000 people lived…

Cumberland Covered Bridge

The 181-foot covered timbered bridge, built in 1877 and restored in 1999, spans the Mississinewa River at Matthews and is the last remaining covered bridge in Grant County. It was swept from its abutments by the great 1913 flood, and floated a quarter mile downstream. It was later returned to its abutments by horses. The…