home of famous author / Photographer,

Gene Stratton-porter.

Gene Stratton-Porter


Cover Photo by Caroline Johnson


Fun on Sylvan

Current dates and descriptions of our big events and best fundraisers for SLIA

Sylvan Lake, 844 Kelly Street, Rome City, IN 46784  |   Lake contact: (260) 854-9862  r.a. stone interior designs | Quick email   info@sylvanlakeindiana.org



Big Winners at Sylvan

Our biggest fundraiser for SLIA

Sylvan Lake Association, P.O. Box 696 Rome City, Indiana 46784


Lake sights

Photo courtesy Carolyn Johnson

TAKE A short

video TOUR

Lovely video scenes of the State Historic Site, Gene Stratton-Porter

and Sylvan lake in the town of Rome City, Indiana.

The famous Gene Stratton-Porter
State Historic Site is nestled on 125-acres of lakefront property on Sylvan Lake with formal gardens & Gene's historic Limberlost North cabin with views of Sylvan Lake's "Big Island." Gene referred to her view, as her million-dollar view; Beauty which inspired many of Gene's famous novels, poetry and nature photography. 

All-season Sylvan Lake is Located in historic downtown Rome City, Indiana.

Sylvan Lake's 16-miles of shoreline is the perfect destination for travelers looking for small town charm with beauty and relaxation. The Town of Rome City is a tourist destination and an ideal stop for your visit to northeastern Indiana.Sylvan Lake is just steps away from Rome City's finest  tourist attractionsincluding: The internationally famousGene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, the "Big Island,"the Limberlost Golf Course, Sylvan Cellars Event Center,  the Lavender Lane  and our premiere  B-I-N-G-O hall.

 SYLVAN Lake Indiana

 ​​All-season lake

  • Big Island dock access & trails

  • Public boat access 

  • Great fishing

  • 16-miles of shoreline

  • Home of Gene Stratton-Porter

ROme City, Indiana, 50 year Anniversary

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