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Another photo from battlefield site

As a follow-up to last week’s post about the Civil War battlefield site near Perryville, Kentucky, here’s another photo. I’m fairly certain this is not an original fence row, but it would look like one from the Civil War era. … Continue reading

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Nicely preserved Kentucky Civil War battlefield

I’m going to stray from keeping local this week. During the summer of 2017, a friend and I visited the Perryville, Kentucky, Civil War battlefield site for a couple of days. It is located in Boyle County in the hilly … Continue reading

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Methodist church dates to 1870s in Goshen

Old church buildings are sometimes simply beautiful to look at. Often the architecture and style are somewhat stunning visually. A church is sometimes considered a community gathering place and has been so for quite a long time. Shown is the … Continue reading

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Former church building now a youth center

A former church building in South Whitley is now known as the Schultz Ministry Center. It is located on Mulberry Street, just off State Street (State Road 5). This was originally the South Whitley Church of the Brethren. A congregation … Continue reading

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Follow the poles for interurban route

There are a few places where the former route of the Winona Interurban Railway can be found by following the electric poles. Here is one example. Off County Road 300 South, east of State Road 19 and south of Akron … Continue reading

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Building was a schoolhouse in Washington Township

When it comes to historic buildings, there are still quite a few of the old one-room schoolhouse buildings standing. A few of them have been converted to houses. Shown in the photo is one that may be used as a … Continue reading

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Electric railway followed State Road 19

Here’s another remnant photo of the Winona Interurban Railway, an electric railway once stretching from Goshen to Peru. On that route it came through Miami County, the county where it would eventually end its route. This photo is along State … Continue reading

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Wabash Railroad came through New Paris

Many likely have memories of the old Wabash Railroad. Several miles of track were once located in northern Indiana for the Wabash. On its east-west route across northern Indiana, it came through Elkhart County. In the small town of New … Continue reading

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Former Brownell Substation in Miami County

And this week I share yet another remnant of the former Winona Interurban Railway. This one is in Miami County on the south side of County Road 400 North, about one-half mile east of State Road 19 and north of … Continue reading

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Building a reminder of Winona Railway

Here is another photo taken on a trip about two years ago tracing the route of the Winona Interurban Railway, an electric railway, from Mentone to the south. My friend and I went as far as the small community of … Continue reading

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