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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 […]

Hunter Honey Farm, a Honey of a Place!

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Melissa Mack has a honey of a job. She works at Hunter’s Honey Farm a 4th generation family business that has been around since 1910.  Sara Broers of Travels With Sara and I were lucky enough to get our very own tour.  We learned several things from Malissa.  My top ten take always were: 1) […]

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The Wylie House Christmas Cactus

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The Wylie House is a historic house that is part of Indiana Univeristy.  Inside the house there is a Christmas Cactus that is over 100 years old.  The Wylie House was built in 1835 by Andrew Wylie and his wife Margaret and their ten children that lived in the house.  Two sons were already out […]

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Duck’s Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center - a little education

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There used to be a big Ducks Unlimited banquet that happened every year near where I live.  Each year I helped my friend and a group of women put on the banquet and we had a great time raising money for a great cause.  Whether you are a hunter or not, Ducks Unlimited plays a […]

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A Ride on the 28 -Story Elevator and Glass Observation Deck!

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My husband and mother say I am a thrill seeker, but its really not true.  You won’t find me sky diving or riding the world’s fastest rollercoaster, however, when I heard about the world’s tallest freestanding elevator, I said, “I’m in!” This mechanical wonder is in a place I would least expect it.  Located at […]

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