Indiana

    For Railroad Buffs: Antique Trains in Fort Wayne, Indiana (1)

    12/07/17 •

    …be at least 18 years old). For railroad buffs, I can’t think of a more interesting place to visit.New Haven is just east of Fort Wayne, which is in northeast Indiana, where I-69 and U.S. Highways 24, 30 and 33 converge. The society’s restoration building (15808 Edgerton Rd.) is 5 miles east of New Haven;…

    George Rogers Clark Memorial in Indiana

    10/11/17 •

    As we meandered along backroads to Missouri, my husband and I found a classic monument in Vincennes, Indiana — the George Rogers Clark Memorial. In the visitor center, we watched an excellent 30-minute video that explained Colonel Clark was the older brother of famed explorer William Clark (of Lewis and Clark fame). He helped end…

    See Classic Cars at The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, Indiana

    1/23/17 •

    My husband and I usually take the backroads when traveling for pleasure. But after spending a lovely week in Michigan recently, we headed down I-69 to see the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum in Auburn, Indiana, the “Home of the Classics”. The museum is housed in the former Auburn Automobile Company headquarters and factory showroom, an…

    Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle

    6/17/15 •

    Indiana is crazy about high school basketball. And the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in New Castle is the best place around to experience “Hoosier hysteria”. I’ve been volunteering here for 13 years, and have never seen anything like it. You can hear a locker room pep talk from legendary coach John Wooden… relive the…

    Revisit the Heyday of Farming at the Antique Engine and Tractor Show, Indiana

    2/13/14 •

    For a fascinating look at bygone farming days, head for the annual Antique Engine and Tractor Show held at the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland in east-central Indiana. This tiny town’s population swells from 6,500 or so folks to more than 100,000 in late August as old-iron aficionados, parts vendors and antique dealers converge. It’s…