Streets of Old Shelby

Take a leisurely stroll through time and history as you walk along The Streets of Old Shelby, a 15-year project completed in 1996.

Visitors enter the life-size village via a recreation of an interurban train car, similar to to the Indianapolis and Cincinnati Traction Company interurban service, which ran between Indianapolis and Greensburg.

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After getting off the car, visitors will be able to explore the Hotel, Saloon, Hardware Store, Blacksmith, Printing Press, Livery Stable, School, Sheriff’s Office, Emporium, and other shops that were found in villages during the 1900s.

Each shop and business has a unique display of artifacts donated to the Grover Center; and community members are invited to visit the Emporium the first Saturday of each month for FREE Root Beer Floats April through September.

Grover Selfie Spot


 A wonderful new addition awaits you at Grover Center! Step inside and capture the perfect selfie, surrounded by an array of props and illuminated by a stunning ringlight, ensuring a picture-perfect moment to cherish.

Streets Scavenger Hunt


Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the enchanting Streets of Old Shelby with Grover Center’s new scavenger hunt! Engage your senses and expand the boundaries of your knowledge as you navigate with an expert-level side designed for skilled hunters. Can you find them all?

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