At the Clabber Girl Museum, you´ll experience the history of the oldest brands in America and delight in the art of home baking. The museum is more than just the history of Clabber Girl. It also features glimpses into the history of Terre Haute and the evolution of American baking over the past two centuries. The museum exhibits including examples of Hulman & Co. products and brands, an antique race car from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a Clabber Girl delivery wagon. We will also learn how the Hulman family became owners of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as well as the Hulman family philanthropy.
The tour starts at 10:45 AM and it will last approximately 45 minutes. Cost for the tour is $10 for AIW members and $15 for non-members. The price includes a group luncheon at the Bake Shop. There will be two sandwich options: one vegetarian and one with turkey & bacon. The sandwich comes with a garden side salad. Drinks are included and you may chose from water, assorted sodas or water. www.clabbergirl.com
The drive from Indy is easy on I-70 West to Terre Haute. Driving and parking directions will be sent out later. After the tour, you might want to visit some other interesting places in the Terre Haute area:
- Mary’s of the Woods College walking tour (Home to Indiana’s first Saint, Mother Theodore Guerin). Beautiful flowers, trees, and walking trails. Address: 1 Sisters of Providence Road, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. http://spsmw.org
- CANDLES Holocaust Museum & Education Center (Small museum that is dedicated to the memory of twin victims and survivors of medical experimentation at Auschwitz.) Address: 1532 South Third Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802. http://www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org
- The Vigo Co. Historical Society Museum (Did you know that the iconic Coca Cola bottle was designed in Terre Haute?) Address:1411 S 6th Street Terre Haute, IN 47802. http://www.vchsmuseum.org
- Indiana State University. The Clabber Girl Museum is located adjacent to the University. Check out the Larry Bird Statue and Normal Hall with its magnificent dome. Address: 200 N 7th St, Terre Haute, IN 47809. http://www.indstate.edu
- The Exotic Feline Rescue Center, 2221 E Ashboro Rd, Center Point, IN. Located about 20 minutes east of Terre Haute, is the second largest “big cat” rescue center in the US, with over 200 lions, tigers, leopards, etc. Call in advance to confirm availability of tours. Adress: 2221 E. Ashboro Road Centerpoint, IN. http://www.exoticfelinerescuecenter.org/home.html
COST : Members $10 Non-members $15
Contact Special Events Chair for details on mailing check and the registration form no later than April 16. (If you have to cancel after this date, money will be refunded only if someone takes your spot). Space is limited to the first 30 registrations.
For registration form, download this file.