7 Things to Read and Watch Before Going to Indiana

So you’re planning a trip to Indiana, USA? Why not indulge in some of the country’s finest literature and most representative cinematic pieces before you go? Here are my recommendations:


The Mighty Miss Malone by Chris Paul Curtis

When the 1936 Great Depression hits Gary, Indiana, a father leaves to find work and when he doesn’t return, his family sets out to find him.

A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter 

Poor Elnora Comstock lives near the Limberlost Swamp with her widowed mother and is starting high school, but fitting in is not so easy.

Raintree Country by Ross Lockridge

This classic novel tells the story of teacher John Shawnessey’s marriage to an emotionally unstable woman in the 1940s.


Stranger Things

In a small town in Indiana in 1983, a young boy goes missing. The police and his family are looking for him, but strange things are occurring.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

After 15 years in a cult in Indiana, Kimmy Schmidt starts her life over in New York.

Parks & Recreation

Comedy set in Pawnee, Indiana about a local government department in charge of parks and recreation.

Public Enemies

The hunt for one of the country’s biggest outlaws, John Dillinger (Johnny Depp).

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