Introduction to Hobart, Indiana
Frederick Hobart Earle purchased land from the Native Americans living in this area in 1846, and went on to establish Hobart. He also built the first grist mill in the area. Frederick's son, George Earle, named the area after his father. Hobart went on to be incorporated as town in 1889 and achieved cityhood in 1921.
Hobart and nearby Attractions
- Oak Savannah trail
- Lake George
- Cressmoor Prairie
- Westfield Southlake
- Lake Michigan
- Indiana Dunes State Park
Things To Do In Hobart
Lake George is a popular recreational spot. People come here to stroll along the riverfront. They also enjoy fishing and boating on the lake. During the summer months, musical programs are organized at Lakefront Park and also at the Revelli Bandshell. Besides this, the city also has 14 parks, two 18 hole public golf courses, basketball courts, and baseball, football, rugby, and soccer fields .
Gary/Chicago International Airport can be reached in few minutes.
Hobart Higher Education
Ivy Tech State College and Indiana University are nearby.