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Video Tour Sylvan,

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. 

Home of Gene Stratton Porter, Sylvan Lake Indiana

All-season Sylvan Lake, Located in historic 

Rome City, Indiana.

Sylvan Lake's 16-miles of gorgeous shoreline & 669 acres of water are the perfect destination for water skiers and travelers looking for small town charm with beauty and relaxation on the lake. Sylvan is a man-made lake consisting of 5 "basins"  and the Big Island, nature trails, boat docks and island church services.  
The Town of Rome City  is a tourist destination and an ideal stop while visiting northeastern Indiana.Sylvan Lake Indiana hosts many of Rome City's finest tourist attractionsincluding: The internationally famous Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site,  "The Big Island,"Limberlost Golf Course, Sylvan Cellars Event Center,  the Lavender Lane   and ​​ our premiere  B-I-N-G-O hall.
Kids fishing on Sylvan Lkae Indiana
Fall trees lake shore of Sylvan Lake

SYLVAN Lake, Indiana

  • Awesome Ski Lake, all-season lake
  • "Big Island" dock access & trails
  • Easy access public boat launch 
  • Great fishing & tournaments
  • 16-miles of natural shoreline 
  • 669 acres of glistening water
  • Home of Gene Stratton-Porter

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Dogs on frozen Sylvan Lake Indiana

Fall lake beauty

Summer lake fun

2019 Kids Day
Bass Fishing Tournament
Sat, June 15, 8am-3pm

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Ski Lake. Fishing Lake. Sylvan Lake!

Ski Lake. Fishing Lake. Sylvan Lake!

Gene Stratton-Porter​


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Town Signage of Rome City, Indiana

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



Big Winners at Sylvan

Our biggest fundraiser for SLIA

Winter lake sights

Photo courtesy Carolyn Johnson

home of famous author & Photographer, Gene Stratton-porter.


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