Gene Stratton-Porter’s Limberlost Swamp, Home & Life


Updated 30 January 2002      URLis

The Indiana State Historic Site

for the Limberlost Cabin and Swamp of

Gene Stratton-Porter in Geneva, Indiana

If you are completely buffaloed, bewildered, or all at sea about who Gene Stratton-Porter is, try starting here


     The Limberlost State Historic Site closed for the winter on  December 9, 2001 until April 2, 2002, but tours can be arranged by phoning ahead, and anything you want from the giftshop shall be yours!. President of Friends of the Limberlost, Ruth Brown, will ship anything you want or need while the building is closed for the winter. Email Ruth Brown at

You are welcome to contact the staff by telephone at 260-368-7428 to arrange a tour, buy books or ask any questions,

or fax to 260-368-7007,

or EMAIL!! Now you can email the staff at the Limberlost! Just write to

Postal address: Limberlost State Historic Site

PO BOX 356


Keeping up with all our news!

  This news is now in the new Friends of the Limberlost on-line newsletter! Also be sure to find out the upcoming events for Limberlost Swamp Remembered.

   Limberlost Swamp Remembered is a vital, ongoing organization developing the Limberlost area Loblolly Wetlands. Be sure to read about it, and join up via this website, or in person at the Historic Site.

CHRISTMAS AT THE CABIN for 2001 will be on-line soon.

Here’s a jump to the index

Our Gene Stratton-Porter Pages, In 4 Tables
Gene Stratton-Porter’s Limberlost Home
Friends of the Limberlost Newsletter, new and vital

Limberlost Swamp Remembered Newsletter, new and vital too!

Introduction to Gene Stratton-Porter and her Cabin

Limberlost Photos

More About the Friends of the Limberlost


Christmas at the Cabin 2001 is not made yet.

Christmas at Limberlost Cabin, 1998

more Christmas photos

and giftshop photos

Randy’s latest column will now always appear in the Friends of the Limberlost newsletter. 

Read another message from the Curator, Randy Lehman after the openhouse to welcome him.

The Appreciation Dinner, 2001

Buy Books and More!
The Limberlost Museum Shop

and Christmas giftshop photos

Novels. Nature Books .

Biographies, Children’s Books,

Poems and an Essay

Booklets, Related Books, Tapes, Videos, Map

David MacLean’s Collector Books

      Other news:

News of Note

Learn about this unique Swamp Angel doll by Wendy Lawton!

Friends of the Limberlost is proud to announce that this year’s raffle quilt is based on the book Laddie. See this tiny picture and click on it to see a bigger photo. Then please follow the link back to this page.. Or read who won this quilt in the newFriends of the Limberlost Newsletter On-Line is an excerpt from a new play from Larry Gard featuring Gene Stratton-Porter!

Author Norma Lu Meehan autographed her book, "Heroine of the Limberlost, a Paper Doll Biography of Gene Stratton-Porter" at the Limberlost State Historic Site on Saturday, November 14. Books are available in the Limberlost Museum Shop for $10.45 including tax. Although she is not a relative of Jeannette Meehan, Gene’s daughter, she cares enough to plan a second book about Gene Stratton-Porter, set in the Hollywood years.

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