Movies and Performances at the Hoosier Theater
You can hear it already, “There’s NOTHING to do!” Before you know it, the kids begging for school to be over will so
5 Local Shops for Last Minute Mother's Day Gifts
Did you wait til the last minute? Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you've waited until the last minute to do your shoppin
Help Wanted for the Festival of Lights
The Festival of Lights Celebration takes place during the month of December. It is started off on the Firs
Parks & Recreation
Switzerland County is home to many beautiful parks along the river, offering a scenic haven for picnics, playing, boatin
First Friday - May 5th
There will be lots to do this coming First Friday, being the Rivertown Art Tour Kick-off as well as Cinco de Mayo! Here'
Indiana Wine Trail
A Brief History of Wine Making in the Area They don’t call it little Switzerland for nothing - Switzerland County earne
- Swiss Heritage
In 1798 at age 14, John James Dufour left his native village of Vevey, Switzerland and immigrated to America. As an ...
- Early Settlement along the Ohio River
Christened in 1800, “Indiana” means Land of the Indians, Various American Indian tribes are a significant part of Indiana history, ...
- Phoenix Hotel
History of The Phoenix Hotel
The first hotel built on this site was known as the Kyle House. George ...
- 19th Century Overview of Vevay, Indiana
The Indiana Territory was declared separate from the Northwest Territory in 1800. Vevay was platted in 1813. Switzerland County was ...
- Vevay Local History
The following “Quick History” will give you a glimpse into some of our memorable happenings
and personalities of the past.
- Jean Jaques Dufour
Jean Jaques Dufour, later John James Dufour, was a complicated character. He was the lead member of the Dufour family ...