Indiana

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Globe Pequot, 2001 - Travel - 206 pages
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Discover Indiana's scenic byways and historical highways on 28 intriguing drives. From the windswept dunes of Lake Michigan's shoreline to the historic banks of the Wabash and Ohio Rivers, the Hoosier State abounds with extraordinary scenery, enveloping history, and exciting expressions of living Indiana culture. Native American battle sites and German folk festivals; ancient buffalo trails and early highways; tiny riverside towns and bustling Indiana cities - they're all included in Scenic Driving Indiana.

This guide contains comprehensive route descriptions as well as travel information on camping, local services, best seasons, historic sites, parks and preserves. Detailed maps and photos accompany each chapter and a special 8-page section with stunning color photos is included.

  

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Contents

The Scenic Drives
1
Greek Revival Indiana
11
The Haunts of Young Abe Lincoln
21
Hoosier Forest Loop
33
The Road to Utopia
43
Southern Indiana Amish
51
South Central Indiana
57
Sweet Owen
63
The Old National Road
93
Central Indiana
109
Western Indiana
125
Parke County
135
Rensselaer and the Kankakee River
153
Wintertime Cheer to the Austere Life
170
Lake Maxinhuckee Loop
186
Sources of More Information
199

Autumn Loop I
75
Autumn Loop II
81

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About the author (2001)

Douglas Wissing is an independent scholar and freelance journalist. His articles have appeared in" The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, travel magazines, and Salon.com. Wissing lives in Bloomington, IN.

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