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New James Dean Cut-Out Mural Installed at the James Dean Gallery

Pass by the James Dean Gallery at 425 N. Main Street in Fairmount Indiana, and you will be in for a big surprise. And, we mean BIG! Standing nearly 12 feet tall, you can’t miss the latest gallery installation on the lawn. It’s a full color cut-out mural of legendary actor and cultural icon, James…

Fairmount Historical Museum

A historic landmark, the Museum was founded in 1975. Exhibits showcase authentic artifacts of hometown film star James Dean, Garfield cartoon creator Jim Davis, community history, and much more. $5 admission.  Children 17 and under free with paid adult admission.  Guided tours up to 50. Museum requests advance notice for large groups. Handicap accessible. Open…

Playacres Park

Open year round. Thirteen acre park offers a shelter house, playground, picnic shelters, picnic tables, grills, a lighted basketball court, baseball diamonds and a tennis court. Home of the James Dean Run classic and custom car show each September. Playacres Park  features a 2,000 sq. ft. community building