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Emily Kimbrough (1899-1989) American Author and Journalist

Emily Kimbrough (1899-1989) American Author and Journalist

Emily Kimbrough was born in Muncie, Indiana on October 23, 1899 and died February 10, 1989 at her home in Manhattan. In 1921 she graduated from Bryn Mawr College and went on a trip to Europe with her friend Cornelia Otis Skinner. The two friends co-authored the memoir...

David Letterman connection with Ball State University

David Letterman connection with Ball State University

Another famous alumni of Ball State University is late-night talk show legend, David Letterman. Letterman was born in Indianapolis and graduated from Ball State in 1969. Letterman launched his career in radio on the Ball State radio station WBST and later WAGO AM 570....

Why Garfield the Cat?

Why Garfield the Cat?

The question is often asked why Garfield is used on the Muncie Visitors Bureau logo. The answer is quite simple…Jim Davis, the creator of Garfield. Jim Davis was born and raised in neighboring Grant County. He attended Ball State University where he studied art and...

The Ball Family

The Ball Family

- In 1887, the Ball family moved its glass manufacturing business from Buffalo, NY to Muncie. Ball Brothers Glass Company became one of America’s best known manufacturers of canning jars. The Ball family purchased most of the land along the north bank of the White...

History of Muncie

History of Muncie

- Over the years Muncie has been defined by 2 things, the history of the community and Ball State University. These have helped shape the community, physically and culturally. The area has a rich heritage of Native American culture which slowly developed into what the...

The Bob Ross Experience coming October 2020

The Bob Ross Experience coming October 2020

On October 29, 2020, Minnetrista will open the Bob Ross Experience. This will be accompanied with a week-long celebration and programming. More information to come. Robert Norman Ross (October 29, 1942 – July 4, 1995) was an American painter, art instructor, and...

2019 National Tourism Week

2019 National Tourism Week

Join us is celebrating National Tourism Week, May 5-11. We will be highlighting the many tourist attractions of Muncie/Delaware County on our Facebook page all week long.We will be focusing on: Monday - "Get Moving Monday- Tourism impact on Delaware...

Promoting Muncie at Travel Shows

Promoting Muncie at Travel Shows

Recently, the Muncie Visitors Bureau was at one of the largest travel shows in the USA promoting Muncie and Delaware County for tourism. This show, the AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo takes place in Columbus, OH. This year over 12,000 people attended the 3...

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