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Visiting the Toe of the Boot – Evansville Trip, Day 1

Every year, I try to visit the city of Evansville, Indiana for any reason I can find. I first visited about five years ago when I took my oldest daughter on a trip for Visit Indiana. Laura Libs of the Read more >

Discover Your Family’s History at Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference!

If you’ve always wanted a guided tour of Ancestry.com and learn more about your family’s history, this weekend you have the opportunity to get it. The Indiana Historical Society is hosting the Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference in Indianapolis. The conference will Read more >

Fort Wayne offers fun, inexpensive vacation

Vacations can be expensive and the activities add up quickly. If you are living on a budget, like me, sometimes you have to get creative to find things to do. Luckily, Fort Wayne offers a number of fun, free activities. Read more >

Want to See Indiana’s FIRST Capital? Visit Vincennes in Knox County

Want to know who the true Indiana geeks are? Ask them “what was Indiana’s first capital?” You have to say it exactly that way, because it’s a trick question. Most people will tell you, “Corydon, until they moved it up Read more >

2013 Vevay-Switzerland County celebrates Bicentennial-Oct. 4-13

It’s a 200th birthday party and you’re invited! Vevay-Switzerland County is celebrating their Bicentennial on October 4-13, 2013 with activities and events for all ages. Dubbed the “Birthplace of the First Successful Commercial Winery in the United States,” Switzerland County is also Read more >