Silver Dollar City a place of tradition and invention.

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In 1960 when Silver Dollar City opened, the Hershned family brought a group of talented craftsman from the surrounding area together to show their trades. Today, some of the people are 2nd and even 3rd generation, like June Ward who makes candy with her daughter and grand daughter.  June though, is a star in her […]

Oliver Winery, its all in the name!

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If you read me often, you may know that write about antique tractors and when I heard about Oliver Winery and Vineyard, I wondered if there might be any connection to the Oliver tractor family since James Oliver hails from the South Bend area.  James Oliver was an American inventor and industrialist best known for […]

21 North Eatery and Cellar fine dining in Martinsville Indiana


Everything about 21 North Eatery and Cellar has a bit of glamour to it.  Opened in October Sara Broers of Travels with Sara and I dined there one evening with Morgan County CVB’s Tosha Daughtery’s while on a hosted trip. Enjoying the elegant decor, in downtown Martinsville, we tried some appetizers and enjoyed the Parmesan […]

King Dough Pizza - a dining experience

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After a wonderful tour of the historic Wylie House, last week, I had the opportunity to dine at King Dough Pizza.  This was a hosted meal and our server was amazing.  She had been the General Manager, come up with recipes  in the kitchen and she had did just about everything that could be done […]

Zydeco, a touch of New Orleans

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A while back I traveled all the way to New Orleans, who knew I needed to go no further than Martinsville, Indiana?  While on a hosted trip to Morgan County Indiana I had a chance to try out the wonderful cuisine in this fun dining spot. The food and the decor were both spot on. […]