Monthly Archives: January 2018

Covered bridge in Butler County Ohio

While visiting a cousin in Ohio during the summer of 2016, I was able to visit a few historical sites. She was nice enough to take me to see a few covered bridges in southwestern Ohio. The one shown in … Continue reading

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Driveway led to a working farm

This may look like an abandoned, or at least little used, driveway, but there is some local history associated with it. The photo was taken from County Road 30, or Bashor Road, west of Old County Road 17 in Harrison … Continue reading

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Remnant of Lower farm south of Goshen

Yes, I get curious when I see an old farmhouse while driving in the countryside. There is a story to go with every building. I did a little research and found out the photo shows the old Lower farmhouse on … Continue reading

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Old cemetery sits at the county line

This cemetery, the County Line Lutheran Cemetery, has the look and feel of a very old and historic cemetery. It sits at the Whitley-Huntington County line near the intersection of state roads 114 and 5. It is about 6 miles … Continue reading

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Old farmhouse in Elkhart County

One door closes, another one opens. It happens once in a while when researching history. I was trying to locate the former Murray farm on County Road 30, west of Goshen, in Elkhart County. I saw in the architectural survey … Continue reading

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