Two in one

For a few blocks in and just outside downtown Bourbon in Marshall County, two of the most well known old time roads converged and shared the same pavement. This photo was taken on Center Street in downtown where it intersects with Main Street (State Road 331). On this stretch of Center Street both the Lincoln Highway and Yellowstone Trail called home at one time. The two split apart again just west of downtown.

Center Street in Bourbon

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About historynut11

My name is Tim Ashley and I am a newspaper editor/reporter/photographer in Milford, Indiana, and live in nearby Goshen, Indiana. A deeply held and sincere passion of mine is history and learning from the past. I enjoy a wide variety of history topics, but particularly local history, noted American highways (Lincoln Highway and Route 66), railroad history and the Civil War. I believe we can learn much from the past and that past shapes who we are today. I also enjoy visiting museums and historical sites, as well as taking photos of remnants from the past still standing.
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