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The Votes Are In! These Historic Destinations are the Best of Indiana

Another record setting year of voting and the results are in for Visit Indiana’s Best of Indiana awards. More than 24,000 Hoosiers selected Indiana’s Best Historic Destination. The top-10 vote getters include the homes of historic champions for freedom, military memorials, Read more >

Grand Funk, Womack at Lincoln Amphitheatre in 2017

Fresh off of a 2016 season that was one of the best attended in the venue’s 30-year history, the Lincoln Amphitheatre has announced a 2017 performance series that will feature classic rockers Grand Funk Railroad, award-winning country singer-songwriter Lee Ann Read more >

Death Comes to the Indiana State Museum

I bet that title caught your attention! Actually I’m not exaggerating. Today is a big day in American History. It is the 150th anniversary of the date that President Abraham Lincoln died at the hands of an assassin. The year Read more >

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 dont worry because Spencer County has plenty to offer foryour 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 >