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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community

Cheryl Clifton being sworn in as new town council board member in 2019.
"Thank you to all of you who entrusted me with the management of governmental affairs.

I am honored to be at your service." -- Cheryl Clifton 

​​Annual Events​

ALL WELCOME - 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.

2019 RC Town Council, Town of Rome City
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Civilian Firearms Safety Program, Gun shooting

Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 8:00 am

REGISTER HERE --  2019 Fishing Line 5k

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

Enjoy our wonderful Sylvan lake views and small town of Rome City, Indiana.

Welcome residents, visitors and lakers!

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 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 & an island boat dock.  


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​​​2019 Town Council Rome City, Indiana

welcomes you to our lovely community located on famous

Sylvan Lake Indiana

Cheryl Clifton, New Town Council Board Member​​

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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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, Rome City, Indiana, 2019 Tourism Guide

June 15th, July 27th, August 24th, 2019

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May - Town-wide garage sale

June - FREE Boater's safety class, bingo hall 

July - Lyrics concert, Lakeside Park, Sylvan

July - Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July - BBQ chix, RC American Legion 

July - POKER RUN on Sylvan lake

July - Lyrics at the lake concert, Sylvan 

Aug  Town-wide garage sale​​

Aug Chautauqua Days Festival!

Sep - Chili cook-off 

​​Oct  Trick/Treat

November - Lakeside Holiday events


Participants will receive a Noble Trails tee shirt.
After our race, consider the Wildflower Walk & Brunch by the Gene Stratton Porter Society at 10:30.  Visit GSP to register for that event. 

Saturday, April 27, 2019
On-site registration begins at 7 am. Race starts at 8 am.

Gene Stratton Porter State Historic Site
1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City, Indiana

$20 Online Pre-Registration
$25 On-site day of race registration (Checks to Noble Trails, Inc.)

Top 3 Male & Female 

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!​​

Noble Trails 5K Run, runners