Monthly Archives: May 2011

Wakarusa museums

In Wakarusa, the town not only has one museum but several as part of a complex. One building houses many displays depicting the history of Wakarusa. Another building is the old depot for the Wabash Railroad. It closed to passenger … Continue reading

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Short Railroad Line

It was, literally, a short railroad line (roughly 7 miles in length) and a short-lived railroad line. The Syracuse & Milford Railway ran from the Sandusky Portland Cement Company at Syracuse Lake to, eventually, the old Big Four Railroad just … Continue reading

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Digital Archives Project

Learn more about the Whitko Community Digital Image Project at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15th, at the Pierceton Public Library, 101 W. Catholic St. Old views of churches, businesses, schools, etc., will be contrasted with current day views during a … Continue reading

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Old Lincoln Highway

Before road signs were used, utility poles or poles of some type served as a source of guidance for motorists on the old Lincoln Highway. It is not certain when the pole shown here was originally painted red, white and blue … Continue reading

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Pound Store Museum

It’s not everyday you can find a building still standing that was originally built in the 1830s. You can, though, in the tiny community of Oswego, east of Leesburg in Kosciusko County. There you will find the Pound Store Museum, … Continue reading

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