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Visit Southeast Indiana

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I receive a monthly newsletter about all the events and activities going on in Southeast Indiana – Dearborn County specifically. In the last issue there was so much to do I knew I had to spread the word for all Read more >

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 >

Vincennes’ Red Skelton Museum

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“No matter what your heartache may be, laughing helps you forget it for a few seconds.” Red Skelton Vincennes has yet another claim to fame. It is the hometown of one of Hollywood’s most beloved comedians of the 20th century. Read more >

Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes

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Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes is just about the cutest café I’ve frequented in a long while. It is named after its owner, Becky Pea, who started the business with husband Bill in 1996. They are professional Read more >

Madison Has July 4 Racing Fun

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  During the early 1800s, Madison was a bustling town on the Ohio River in southern Indiana. Steamboats docked there, taking cargo up and down the river. After the railroad deflected business from the area several years later, citizens settled back, 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 >

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 >