Indiana

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Globe Pequot, 2001 - Travel - 206 pages
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Indiana offers a wide variety of natural beauty and culture. From the rugged highlands above the Ohio River to the dunes and ocean-sized vistas of the Lake Michigan shores, scenic drives abound in the Hoosier State. This book covers 29 scenic drives across the state, including the historic, cultural, and natural features along each route. Doug Wissing is an eight-generation descendant of 18th century French fur traders who settled in Indiana. A graduate of Indiana University, he has a long-time interest in the history and culture of the state. Doug has had more than 75 articles published regionally and nationally. The father of two, Doug resides in Bloomington, Indiana.
  

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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.