ecological travel

Kinston's Tobacco Barns

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As a farmer’s wife, when I see art representing agriculture, it catches my attention.  On a recent hosted trip to Kinston, I saw these beautiful sculpture called  Kinston’s Tobacco Barns.  The sculpture was built in honor of Kinston’s rich tobacco history. Tobacco history n Kinston is noted all the way back to 1759, when the General Assembly of North […]

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory a downtown Fort Wayne Oasis!

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The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is in the heart of Fort Wayne. For some reason I expected this to be outside of town and we were delighted to find it nestled into the midst of the lovely backdrop of the city with a heartbreaking beautiful church across the street.  I traveled to Fort Wayne on this […]

Farming - at the Conner Prairie Museum

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Prairie Conner Museum is a place to go and learn about nature, but it is also a working farm.  Hannah Kiefer of Conner Prairie explained that they adhere to STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and interact with Indiana history. As a farmer’s wife, I love anywhere where agricultural preservation is practiced so this was […]

Wind and Conner Prairie

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I love living history farms and discovery museums, they make me feel like a big kid.  When on my press trip to Hamilton County Indiana, I had a chance to visit the wonderful Conner Prairie Museum where I saw agriculture, history, and learned some fun facts about wind!  Connor Prairie stewards the largest tract of undeveloped […]

Cracker Trail Museum and Nature Preserve in Pioneer Park

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Jane and Beth Elliott and I were in a hurry when we stopped at the Cracker Trail Museum in Zolfo Springs, Florida. On our way to the beautiful Ringling Mansion and Museums in Sebring, the stop was on the way and we wanted to see all there was to see while in the area. Midwesterners […]