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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet - Cobblestone

Cobblestone still lines the streets around three sides of the Parke County Courthouse in Indiana. The gallery captures a few scenes from the Annual Covered Bridge Festival celebrated throughout the county in October. 45 more words


Bridge Ladies

Took my mom and oldest granddaughter with me Sunday to add more photos to  my solo exhibit in the Gallery in Rockville. We stopped at two of the many covered bridges in Parke County. 29 more words


Smallpox Epidemic, Part L


Festive Drummer Makes His Appear-
ance in Clay City Stores.

Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
CLAY CITY, Ind., March 13. – A smallpox card was tacked on Dug Cooprider’s house last Saturday, where the disease had existed for about a week prior. 217 more words


The Teacher's Funeral: a comedy in three parts: A Hysterical Tale of A Boy's Escapades in a One-room Schoolhouse in 1904

Peck, Richard. The Teacher’s Funeral: a comedy in three parts. 190 p. New York: Puffin Books. 2004.

The Teacher’s Funeral: a comedy in three parts… 627 more words


Southern Spotlight: Rockville, Indiana

Even though Indiana is in the Mid West, many small towns in the southern part of the state are very much like our southern towns: town squares, two lane roads, quaint boutiques and antique shops, delicious local comfort food, rolling hills and winding rivers and lakes. 131 more words

Southern Spotlight

Covered Bridge Festival 2014 - part 1

Early October in Indiana means the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival. Covered Bridges dot Indiana mostly in the southern and western regions and Parke County contains 31 of them. 269 more words


Parke County Covered Bridge Festival

Don’t miss Indiana’s largest festival since 1957 – The Covered Bridge Festival located on the Courthouse Square in Rockville! It runs from Oct. 10-19th!

This countywide festival, Indiana’s largest festival, always starts on the 2nd Friday in October is nationally known as one of the largest. 127 more words