WARNING:   MapQuest & GPS systems do not consistently give good directions to Tuggles’ Folly.  Use them at your own risk.

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From Aurora, Indiana:

Take US Hwy 50 West to State Hwy 56 West.   Follow Hwy 56 West which parallels the Ohio River.Go approximately 3 miles on Hwy 56. Pass Lighthouse Point Yacht Club on your Left. Cross Laughery Creek Bridge. Very soon, take the next Right turn to Old 56/French. Stay Left onto Old 56 only a few hundred yards after you have turned. Stay Left at the Y in the road.  DO NOT go up Hartford Pike as many GPS systems indicate. Travel about ¼ mi. to Holmes Hill Road (just past the Church of Christ on your Right). Turn Right up Holmes Hill Road for about 1 mile. (The hill is steep, but very manageable!) Stay on Holmes Hill Road to 9377, a large colonial styled white house on the Right with Tuggles’ Folly sign over the mailbox.

From Rising Sun, Indiana:

Beginning at the corner of 5th & High Streets (Subway Restaurant, Rising Sun Vet. Clinic & First United Church of Christ located at this corner. High St. is also Hwy. 56 Turn West on 5th St. between the Rising Sun Veterinary Clinic & the First United Church of Christ As you travel out this road, the name will change to Salem Ridge Road. From the turn onto 5th St., continue 4.2 mi. to the intersection of Salem Ridge and Thuermer Hollow Rd. Turn Right onto Thuermer Hollow, proceeding for 1/8 mi.Take the first Left onto Holmes Hill Road. Continue for 8/10 mi. to 9377 Holmes Hill Road on the Left: Large white colonial with Tuggles’ Folly sign over the mailbox.