Bedford, Indiana: Foote's Tomb Junk Art

An odd display of junk art and signs, apparently named in honor of Dr. Winthrop Foote, "the father of the Indiana limestone industry," who is buried nearby.

Address:
401 16th St., Bedford, IN
Directions:
East edge of town, on the north side of US-50/16th St., next to the Marathon gas station.
RA Rates:
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Outhouses and sleds.

Foote's Tomb Junk Art

Signs all over the place say to keep out. There is a public road right in front that you can drive/park on. Most interesting thing was the roof of sleds!

[Stephen Francia, 07/14/2022]

Life Without Parole.

Foote's Tomb

An unusual display of oddities and collections seemingly represent a long-forgotten past. There's so much to look at and see, your eyes don't know where to go first. I'd recommend parking in the adjacent Marathon gas station lot and walking next door.

[Mike Jennings, 09/28/2021]

Apparently named in honor of Dr. Winthrop Foote, "the father of the Indiana limestone industry," who is buried nearby.


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