Our Town

City of Richmond, Indiana

Richmond, Indiana

$50,000

2014

<p>The NEA grant will support creative asset mapping to identify, map, and develop a wayfinding plan for a cultural trail in Wayne County, Indiana. Building on the Mayor&#39;s Council on Economic Vitality&#39;s Positive Place Initiative the project partners &ndash; along with members of the community &ndash; will identify the points of entry and key points of connection for the cultural trail. The process will involve key stakeholders, focus groups, communitywide workshops, and opportunities for plan feedback from the public. Project partners will include the Richmond Art Museum, Indiana University East, Earlham College, Ivy Tech Community College, the Wayne County Foundation, Wayne County Convention and Tourism Bureau, Indiana State Museum, and the Economic Development Corporation. Wayne County has a population of 68,346 people, and more than 400,000 potential visitors traveling through the county on major highways.</p>