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State Road 38 Garage Sale – from Noblesville to Hagerstown – May 18 & 19, 2012

If you’re a fan of the U.S. 40 National Road Yard Sale — one of the country’s longest yard sales, stretching through six states, from Baltimore to St. Louis — you’ll like it’s little brother, the State Road 38 Garage Read more >

Veach’s Toy Store – An Amazing Adventure

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Susan Ray: Susan is a freelance writer and co-founder of a local writers’ group. She loves her life in Indianaand is passionate about discovering and sharing the little known treasures and the unexpected beauty Read more >

A Historical Adventure in Wayne County

Spring Break in Indiana is unpredictable. Unfortunately my daughter’s spring break fell during a cold and snowy week so our plans to visit the Indy zoo and walk the trails at Cope Environmental Center had to be modified. To make Read more >

Wayne County’s Hagerstown is Deliciously Quaint

“I had no idea all this was here!”, my friend said as we walked down Main Street in my hometown of Hagerstown. We had met for lunch at Cafe 51 in the Across the Street Antique Mall and then visited Read more >

Experience Amish Flavor at Fountain Acres in Wayne County

Sometimes I go someplace for the first time and I want to kick myself for not experiencing it much sooner.  Fountain Acres Foods is one of those places. My parents have been telling me for years how good their deli Read more >

Indulge Your Valentine with Historical Romance, Gourmet Food & Pampering, in Richmond, Indiana

Enter into a by-gone era, full of Victorian flair and elegance, and indulge your “Sweetheart”, during Valentine Weekend.  Check into one of Richmond’s lovely inns, Phillip W. Smith or Martha E. Parry B&B, which include king size bedrooms, private baths, Read more >

Hagerstown’s Wellivers Reopens as Willie and Red’s

Whenever I tell anyone I’m from Hagerstown, the usual reply is something like “Oh, I go there to eat at Wellivers”, or “Isn’t that where that famous smorgasbord is?” However, most recently people have replied, “Is it true Wellivers closed? Read more >

Free Chocolate? Wayne County Chocolate Trail is an Affordable Adventure

FREE CHOCOLATE! Beautiful words, aren’t they?  Free is a wonderful thing in itself, but “free chocolate” just about makes my head spin.  Just thinking about the possibilities makes it hard for me to focus on my work.  Fortunately for me, Read more >

Sampling Good Art, Food & Shopping in Wayne County

Last week I took a couple of hours to meander my way home from work, from Richmond in the most eastern edge of Wayne County, to Hagerstown in the northwest corner. I made a few stops to pick up items Read more >

Uniquely Wayne County – Historic Depot District

Last week I made a quick work-related visit to Maria Mitrione’s Italian Market, in Richmond’s Historic Depot District, and I wanted to stay all afternoon. It was obvious exciting changes of some sort are being made there so I wanted more Read more >