Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community

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Rome City is home to the Gene Stratton-Porter State Museum and Historic site 

Tickets $50/person, $80/pair, $425 for a reserved table of 10.    

Event evening Includes: Live music and cash bar
Dinner with entree, sides, drink choices and dessert bar Live auction.

Proceeds benefit Advance Rome City, a 501(c)(3) organization bettering our community 


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​​​Rome City 

is a beautiful & welcoming lake community located on famous

Sylvan Lake Indiana.​

View Rome City's budget & annual report,
 please refer to link here.

About our wonderful lake community and small town of Rome City, Indiana

 The small town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist destination and a wonderful lake community nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our inviting golf cart-friendly community offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around beautiful  Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.

Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site,  16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails, island church services & a public island boat dock.  

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​​​ADVANCE ROME CITY "Spring Fling"  

Celebration and Fundraiser
Saturday, May 12th. Doors open at 5 pm, dinner at 6 pm

Location: Sylvan Cellars Event Center
2725 E. Northport Rd, Rome City, IN 46784 

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​Farmers Market - MAY TO OCTOBER 

May 4th - 5th Town-wide Garage Sale

July 7th - Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July - POKER RUN on Sylvan Lake

Aug 3rd - 4th Town-wide Garage Sale​​

Aug Chautauqua Days Festival!!!

​Oct - Golf Scramble, Chili Cook-off 

​​Oct - Trick/Treat 5:30pm - 7:30pm

November - Christmas House Walk​


​​​Civilian Firearms Safety Program 2018 - FREE EVENT 

All welcome.  Donation welcome.

Class & live fire range only, not a certification program.

3-classes: June 16th,  July 28th, and August 25th    

The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on  Sylvan Lake.​​

Signal Modernization Scheduled on U.S. 6 in DeKalb, Noble Counties   Several intersections will receive new flashing yellow arrows on left-turn signals.

Beginning on or after Monday, March 19, INDOT contractor, Shambaugh & Son,

is scheduled to begin working on several locations.

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Free text alerts to your phone, 

Noble County Emergency Management Agency, Rome City & Sylvan Lake Assoc.

TEXT: 888777 and enter code SYLVAN57


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