• Posted in: Outside the Circle Outside the Circle: Vincennes

    The Francis Vigo Statue on the grounds of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park and the Lincoln Memorial Bridge carrying U.S. 50 over the Wabash River. Way back in the 1730s, the French established...

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  • Posted in: Outside the Circle Outside the Circle: Elkhart County

    Probably best known by tourists for its Amish population (and their homemade goodies), Elkhart County was organized by the Indiana State Legislature in 1830. The county is large and there’s quite a bit for the...

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  • Posted in: Outside the Circle Outside the Circle: Columbus

    Sometimes it’s a treat to be a tourist in your own hometown. Last month, I got to do just that as I embarked on the two tours currently offered by the Columbus Area Visitors Center....

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  • Posted in: Outside the Circle Outside the Circle: Perry and Dubois Counties

    The architecturally impressive Monastery Immaculate Conception sits atop a hill overlooking the town of Ferdinand, Indiana. Sacred History Approaching the town of Ferdinand by car may be an awe-inspiring endeavor, especially if it takes you...

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  • Posted in: Outside the Circle Outside the Circle: Wabash

    The hilly streets of downtown Wabash are lined with historic storefronts. The Downtown Wabash Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Last month we visited New Harmony, a town...

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  • Posted in: Outside the Circle Outside the Circle: New Harmony

    Situated along the Wabash River in Indiana’s southwestern-most county of Posey, New Harmony is a must-see destination for all Hoosier history lovers. Since 1965, a portion of town has been a National Historic Landmark and...

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