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Grissom Day, Spring Mill State Park
Start Date: 7/21/2018 All Day
End Date: 7/21/2018
Event Description:
Gus Grissom was the second American in space and was born right here in Mitchell, Indiana. Celebrate this American hero and Hoosier icon with us.

9am-4pm - Private space artifact collection of Kevin Petitte on display in Memorial
10am-4pm - Hoosier Hills HAM Radio Club is in Memorial parking lot

10am - Lowell Grissom, brother of Gus, is offering a guided hike of the Grissom Memorial!
12noon - Grissom Memorial scavenger hunt is taking place in the Memorial!
12:30pm - Cosmic Cuisine! Try some astronaut food after your scavenger hunt!
2pm: Astronomy for Kids. Enjoy these fun astronomy activities in the Grissom Memorial.
5:30pm: Cave of Stars. Gus Grissom grew up in this landscape - learn about Gus and enjoy a short planetarium program in the cave. Meet in the Twin Caves parking lot!
Location Information:
Spring Mill State Park
3333 State Road 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446
Phone: (812) 849-3534
Contact Information:
Name: Wyatt Williams
Phone: (812)849-3534
State calendar entry type:
State calendar entry category:
Things to do
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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