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Loving History: The Inn at Irwin Gardens Celebrates Ten Years
Friday, February 14, 2020 5:00–8:00 pm
The Inn at Irwin Gardens, 608 Fifth Street Columbus, IN.
Silent Art Auction featuring artwork by BCSC Students 5:00–7:00 pm.
Tickets available for purchase at the Bartholomew County Historical Society, the Columbus Area Visitors Center and Viewpoint Books.
Entry includes a glass of champagne and light bites, with a cash bar available. Attendees may explore The Inn with self-guided tours throughout the event.
$20 in advance | $30 at the door | Ages 21 and over
Proceeds raised will benefit five local art and cultural organizations and their youth programs: Bartholomew County Historical Society, Columbus Area Arts Council, Friends of Bartholomew County Public Library, Friends of Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives and Lincoln Central Family Neighborhood Center. For more information, visit www.irwingardens.com.
LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
See the 16 HP Reeves Steam Traction Engine in action!
WHY STUDY HISTORY? HERE’S WHY…
FUN FOOTNOTES IN COUNTY HISTORY : PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU & ME
This Third Street scene was taken many years before the Commons was even a dream. These buildings were located between Washington and Jackson Streets. It is believed the man in the photo is Mr. Beatty.