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THANKS TO ARTIST, JOHN CERNEY, JAMES DEAN IS LARGER-THAN-LIFE IN GRANT COUNTY!

John Cerney, renowned muralist from Salinas, California, is at it again in Grant County, Indiana. Two additional huge, James Dean cut-out murals have been installed. The first John Cerney mural installed in Grant County is of James Dean in his “rebel pose” located at the James Dean Gallery, 425 N. Main Street in Fairmount, Indiana. …

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Hoosier Hysteria History in Grant County

In Indiana, it’s not JUST basketball. It’s high school basketball known as Hoosier Hysteria, especially in Grant County. It’s ours, and we love the excitement all the way through the tournament. Nail biting games coming down to the wire, final second shots that win the game and crowds on their feet – now THIS is Indiana basketball.

The Wondrous History of the Christmas City Walkway of Lights

What do the city of Marion, Indiana, an Indianapolis television station and a company called General Plastics all have in common? They all played a large part in the creation of the Christmas City Walkway of Lights.  This well-known, holiday light display originated in Marion and is located along the Mississinewa Riverwalk. Well-known Here is …

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James Dean Weekend Runs and Rallies Are the Ultimate “Classic Cool” Companions to the Remembering James Dean Festival

James Dean is remembered as being quintessentially cool, with his youthful angst, love of cars and motorcycles, and a desire to live life to its fullest. Born and raised in Grant County, Indiana, Dean is a 1950s movie icon known for his “coolness”, his rebellious roles in three Hollywood movies, his passion for speed, cars …

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About Grant County

Grant County, Indiana, is home to nifty attractions, outtasight events and rebellious celebrities. Whether it’s saddle shoes, classic cars, vintage bikes, James Dean, or Garfield, we love everything classic and cool. Have a blast just 90 minutes North of Indy.

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