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Posts about things in Indiana’s Central region

Peru’s Circus City Festival

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  I’ve always loved the circus. Clowns, trapeze artists, elephants, even sawdust, are all parts of a fun, breath-taking experience that began after watching circuses in my childhood. So when I first traveled to Peru, Indiana, in central Indiana, a Read more >

Fort Harrison State Park

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State Parks – a gem across the state in Indiana. I’ve visited my share (McCormick’s Creek, Prophetstown, Turkey Run) and I love them all. Last month I had the opportunity to return to one I hadn’t been to in awhile Read more >

Secrets of the Levi Coffin House

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The Levi Coffin House on US 27 on Indiana’s central eastern border has secrets. It was not a secret that its owner, Levi Coffin, a Quaker from North Carolina and local businessman, was part of the Underground Railroad. Coffin was Read more >

Holliday Park

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Indiana has amazing parks … community, county and state. I relish every opportunity I get to visit them and am so thankful for such a beautiful Indianapolis park within 10 minutes of my house – Holliday Park.You may know about Read more >

Hunter’s Honey Farm

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Bees. Most people are scared of them, but they do produce one of our most nutritious foods – honey. My daughter and I had the privilege of visiting and touring a local honey farm a few weeks ago – Hunter’s Read more >

Dream Cars

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Cars. Ever since I watched Back to the Future I’m a sucker for unique cars. And for a limited time (until the end of August 2015) visitors can get an up close experience with the Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest!

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It’s back! Last year over 4,000 visitors attended the first-ever Mayberry in the Midwest over two days. This year organizers have added one more day, planned more events and included more free activities! You aren’t going to want to miss Read more >

For the Love of Stars!

Editor’s Note: This guest blog was submitted by Bruce Williams, director of media and public relations at the Indiana State Museum. Mary Jane Teeters-Eichacker is seeing stars these days as she does the final prep work for the latest exhibition 19 Read more >