Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
A golf-cart friendly, lake community
Town of Rome City
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 including our internationally famous Gene Stratton-Porter historic site.
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 & an island boat dock.
Rome City, Indiana
welcomes you to our lovely community located on famous
May 3 & 4th – Town-wide garage sale
May 9th – Annual Fish & Tenderloin Dinner, RC UMC
May 10th – Spring Fling Sylvan Cellars
May 25th – Legion BBQ Chix
June 1st – FREE Boater's safety class, bingo hall
July 5th – Concert, Lyrics at Lakeside Park, Sylvan
July 6th – Fireworks on Sylvan Lake
July 6th – BBQ Chix, RC American Legion
July 13th – POKER RUN on Sylvan lake
Aug 2 & 3rd – Town-wide garage sale
Aug 10th – Chautauqua Days Festival!
Nov 16th – Lakeside holiday bazaars, holiday house walk
Vietnam War Memorial Moving Wall at Kelly Park, Aug. 8 to 12th
ALL WELCOME - Gun safety & live fire exercises and classroom: 6-hours, trained firearms instructors will teach the basic knowledge, skill and attitude necessary for owning and using a firearm safely. Must be 18 yrs. First come first serve basis. Cost is limited to a free will donation.
June 15th, July 27th, August 24th, 2019
The Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site located on beautiful Sylvan Lake in Rome City, Indiana was selected by the Indiana Office of Tourism and Development to grace the cover of the 2019 Official Indiana Travel Guide! 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!
Free text alerts to your phone,
Noble County Emergency Management Agency, Rome City & Sylvan Lake Assoc.
TEXT: 888777 and enter code SYLVAN57
View Rome City's budget & annual report, please refer to link here.