Greentown is located only 10 miles east of Kokomo on State Road 22. It may be a small town, but offers a variety of great attractions. Here is a suggested itinerary for your day in Greentown.
Start by visiting the Greentown Glass Museum. This museum houses a vast number of pieces of glassware produced by the Indiana Tumbler and Goblet Company in Greentown between 1894 and 1903. The factory is no longer in existence, but the highly collectible glass has been preserved in the museum. Over 2,000 pieces of glass and historical items are on display. Admission is free.
Next, head over to the Greentown History Center. Maintained by the Greentown Historical Society, the center features permanent and changing exhibits that tell the history of Greentown. Through November 15, 2009, you can view the exhibit “Clues to Our Past.” This exhibit features photos, maps, clothing, toys, and more from the Greentown area. Admission is free. Hours are Saturday, Sunday & Monday from 1-4 p.m.
Enjoy some shopping at the Greentown Antique Mall, offering quality antiques and collectibles. Greentown offers several small restaurants to get a quick meal or stop by Kelly’s Ice Cream for a special treat.
Every Thursday evening through September 17, visitors can enjoy “Music at the Fountain.” Concerts and entertainment will vary, and admission is free. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and are located in front of the fountain on Meridian Street in Greentown.
The Greentown Farmers’ Market will be open August 8 & 21 and September 5 & 19 from 8 a.m. to Noon in downtown Greentown. You will find fresh produce, homemade goods, and more.