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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Bloomington, IN
Event Name: Hoagy Carmichael Tour
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111512 2019/Y0897
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 or 10 K - 1A
Description: The trail begins in downtown Bloomington, meanders through city streets, and passes by historic buildings and city landmarks, many of which are related to the legendary musician Hoagland (Hoagy) Carmichael who was born in Bloomington in 1899. Carmichael eventually earned his law degree at Indiana University and went on to become one of the most famous musicians of all times. The trail passes by the Hoagy Carmichael statue on the IU campus and the Hoagy Carmichael gravesite at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Little Free Libraries, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, State Street Sashay, Take a Walk In a City Park
Start Times: Open dawn till dusk
Location: Courtyard by Marriott
Start Point / Driving Directions: 310 S College Ave. (Ask Front Desk for the walk box that is kept in the cabinet behind the hotel registration desk.)
From Indianapolis: 37 South to the second Bloomington exit. Go east on Hwy 46 to College Ave. Go south on College to just past 3rd St. Turn right into Courtyard by Marriott parking lot south of the Hotel.
From I-65: Take the Bloomington/Columbus exit. Follow 46 (which is 3rd St.) West into Bloomington. Follow 3rd St through the IU campus to College Ave. Turn left on College Ave and the Courtyard by Marriott will be on your right.
From Bedford: 37 North to 2nd St exit. Head east to Walnut St. Turn left onto Walnut St. Turn left onto 3rd St Street and go one block to College Ave. Turn left on College Ave the Courtyard by Marriott will be on your right.
Awards & Fees: B Award
Host Club: Bloomington Flying Fish Volkssports
Contact: Linda Woods (812) 336-1673
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