Stay Where Cole Porter Was Born in Peru, Indiana

When you think about Cole Porter — the dapper American composer and lyricist recognized for his sophistication and worldly √©lan — it’s easy to forget that he hails from the Midwest. Cole Porter’s somewhat modest childhood home in Peru, Indiana, is now a cozy Victorian inn painted a pale yellow hue. If you want to, you can sleep in the room upstairs where he was born June 9, 1891, and check out the downstairs sun porch where he launched his musical career as an elementary school student, charging his audience a penny for a performance. There are three rooms available … Continue reading Stay Where Cole Porter Was Born in Peru, Indiana