Itinerary Limestone Tour

The Stonecutter’s Aria Limestone Tour (revised 5/12/16)
For the IUPUI Senior Academy
June 15th and 16th, 2016
Participants will Car Pool to events


11:15 a.m.  Arrive in Bedford, Indiana Town Square

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Architectural Walking Tour of Town Square

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Lunch at The Stonecutter’s Café in Bedford (919 15th St Bedford 47421)

1:45 p.m.  Depart for Greenhill Cemetery (1202 18th St Bedford 47421)

2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.  Walking tour of Greenhill Cemetery

3:00 p.m.  Depart for Bloomington

3:45 p.m.  Check into Hilton Garden Inn (245 N College Ave Bloomington 47404)

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Building a Nation: Photography Exhibit

Evening is free


9:00 a.m.  IU Campus Architectural Walking Tour departing from hotel

11:00 a.m.  Lunch at McCormick Creek Park/walk to Quarry site 250 McCormicks Creek Park Road Spencer IN 47460

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Depart for Bybee Stone Mill and Tour (6293 N Matthews Dr. Ellitsville 47429)

2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  Limestone Symposium Carvers Open House

4:15 p.m.  Depart for Indianapolis


  • Hotel reservations are the responsibility of each attendee. We are staying at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomington.  IUPUI has a rate of $134.00 until May 15th.  Contact the hotel at 812-331-1335 and mention you are with the IUPUI Senior Academy group.
  • Attendees are responsible for making arrangements and for costs associated with Wednesday dinner and Thursday breakfast. The Hilton Garden offers a breakfast buffet for $11.95.  There are many good choices for dinner in the immediate area.  Water is provided on the bus and snacks provided on the way back to Indianapolis.

  • This excursion requires normal walking ability, including a ten minute downhill and uphill walk to the quarry, tour of cemetery and campus.