Monthly Archives: June 2016

Former freight station in Garrett now a museum

Those who like to watch trains in northern Indiana have likely visited Garrett in DeKalb County. There is a rail yard with quite a bit of train activity for the CSX Railroad line. Of course, years ago it was known … Continue reading

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Hitching post on State Street in South Whitley

I have family living in South Whitley in Whitley County. When I visit them, I like to take walks around town. One day while taking a walk I noticed this old hitching post in front of a house along State … Continue reading

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Dirt road near Nappanee a reminder of the past

Sometimes I get curious when I see a dirt road near a state or federal highway. Was the dirt road once an alignment for another road? Once in a while, it really was, such as this road east of Nappanee. … Continue reading

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Pre-1900 building served as a county home

Medical care has certainly changed in many ways in the last generation or two. Options for treatment have changed too. The photo shows the former Kosciusko County Home, also commonly referred to in the past as the county infirmary, among … Continue reading

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