We just got back from four nights and four days in the Lafayette, Indiana area. I found some new connections to the Black Hawk story, but I’ll save those for later. Here are the first and last photos from the trip. The first is at the campground at Prophetstown State Park. We stayed there three [...]
A few days ago Dan posted a great photo taken from the Granville bridge. I looked through my photos for one of my own, but don’t seem to have any of the bridge. I have some from Granville itself, though. I’ve been there twice.
On a weekend tour to Koskiusko County, Indiana in October 2006, I went out of my way to ride on roads that had oddly-placed turns, like the one pictured above. Most of the roads that run straight east-west or north-south follow section lines, but there are some, like this one, that do not. It doesn’t [...]
Cherebusco was at about the 40-mile mark, or 50 if you count my before-breakfast ride. I bought something to eat at a gas station. There was a place to sit inside, but I did my usual and asked if there was a town park where I could sit down with it. While sitting here I [...]
This is what’s left of the Maria Creek Baptist Church cemetery in Knox County, Indiana. The gravesite of Charles Polke is now marked by four steel fence posts, and is not currently threatened by agricultural implements. Our car, with my bicycle on it, was parked at the trees in the left center background. The creek [...]