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Markers & Museums
South East Edition
The Chief White Eye Trail through the rolling hills, farmland and forests of the eastern portion of Jefferson County is magnificent during Spring and Fall. This scenic drive follows State Route 62 from Madison to Canaan, Indiana. The trail is about ten miles long, to Canaan.
Scenic Return to Madison
Visitors can complete a scenic loop by continuing on east on Indiana 62. The highway passes through Friendship, Indiana and ends at US 50 at Dillsboro. A right turn on US 50 (East) takes the route to Indiana State Road 56 at Aurora. Turning right on SR 56 will provide a lovely return to Madison. This is a distance of about 107 miles and should take about two hours to complete.
An alternate route would be to take Indiana 156 at its with SR 56 intersection a few miles west of Aurora. SR 156 returns to SR 56 at Vevay. This alternate route follows the Ohio River and will add perhaps an hour to the drive. Visitors will find an assortment of local restaurants all along the way as well as galleries, shops and other interesting points at the towns along the way. Each year Canaan hosts the Canaan Fall Festival and Pony Express Mail Run in early September. For more information, contact:
Canaan Fall Festival and Pony Express Mail Run
Canaan, IN 47224 United States
For more information on Jefferson County Contact:
1 (800) 559 2956
1 (812) 265 2956
For information on Vevay
For Information on Aurora