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Take a Literary Tour of Indiana, Day 1

There are enough cultural trails in Indiana, usually centered around an industry, like the Southern Indiana Wine Trail, or a geographic area, like the Hendricks County and Morgan County Cultural Trail. So I’m picking a cultural trail of my own, Read more >

Fall-O-Weekends in Santa Claus, Indiana (#video)

I already posted (last week) about part of my trip to Santa Claus, Indiana. And soon I’ll be posting about my other adventures during that same trip. But for now, check out this amazing video that sums up all the Read more >

Spencer County: Your Fall Destination

Never got the chance to get away this summer? Well don’t worry because Spencer County has plenty to offer for your fall weekend getaway. The Fall-O-Weekends is finally here & is offering you and your family an overnight package to Santa Claus, Read more >

Lincoln Highway Adventure and Traveling Feast, Saturday, July 20

I don’t care, I don’t care, I don’t care! I don’t care if Illinois’ license plates say they’re the Land of Lincoln. They’re not. Not! NOT! NOT! Indiana is the one true Land of Lincoln. I say this as a Read more >

Civil War Days Re-enactment on May 21 & 22, 2011 at Conner Prairie

Conner Prairie will travel back 150 years to the beginning of the US Civil War, bringing it back to Indiana. Re-enactors from across the Midwest will bring the Civil War to life, turning the living history park into Union and Read more >

Spencer County – Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum

My family and I took a quick trip to Spencer County, Indiana to visit several Abraham Lincoln historic sites and Santa Claus. This is one of our stops. Spencer County can lay claim to being a pivotal point of American Read more >

Spencer County – McKenzie’s Grill, Rockport, IN

My family and I took a quick trip to Spencer County, Indiana to visit several Abraham Lincoln historic sites and Santa Claus. We stopped here for dinner on our first night. After a long day of visiting Abraham Lincoln memorials, Read more >

Spencer County – Lincoln State Park

My family and I took a quick trip to Spencer County, Indiana to visit several Abraham Lincoln historic sites and Santa Claus. This is one of our stops. Indiana has a strong claim to American history as the boyhood home Read more >

Spencer County – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

My family and I took a quick trip to Spencer County, Indiana to visit several Abraham Lincoln historic sites and Santa Claus. This is one of our stops. Any American president’s boyhood is always fuel for a historian’s fire. There’s Read more >

Spencer County – Buffalo Run Farm, Grill & Gifts

My family and I took a quick trip to Spencer County, Indiana to visit several Abraham Lincoln historic sites and Santa Claus. This is one of our stops. Buffalo Run Farm, Grill & Gifts has an interesting tie to Abraham Read more >