Hitty Travel Doll — Indiana

In Which I View the Tulip Trestle in Solsberry Indiana

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In Which I View the Tulip Trestle in Solsberry Indiana

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty On my recent road trip, I took a ride through Southern Indiana to see the Tulip Trestle located near the small community of Solsberry in Greene County Indiana. At 157 feet high and almost a half mile long, the Viaduct is an amazing piece of local history that has been in continuous use since being built over 100 years ago in 1906.  An average of four freight trains a day pass over this trestle with spectacular pastoral views above Richland Creek.  The cost to build was about $250,000.  That would be over 20...

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In Which I sleep in the Tower Room of the Old Jail and Sheriff's Residence

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In Which I sleep in the Tower Room of the Old Jail and Sheriff's Residence

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty The Old Jail and Sheriff’s Residence has seen its share not-so-willing guests but now that it is a bed and breakfast, the guests make reservations and look forward to their stay. The Old Jail and Sheriff’s Residence Bed and Breakfast Bedford Indiana  The former Lawrence County Jail was constructed in 1904 around an existing brick and stone building dating back to 1857-1859.  The building was designed by architect C.A. Krutsch in a Romanesque Style resembling castles in Southern France.  Local limestone was used.  David Y. Johnson was awarded the construction contract at a...

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In Which I visit Spring Mill State Park and Stop at Appleacres

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In Which I visit Spring Mill State Park and Stop at Appleacres

By Hitty Gale, A Gale Lyons Hitty The Spring Mill State Park is located just East of Mitchell Indiana on Hwy 60. It turned 100 years old in 2016 and is one of the most visited attractions in Southern Indiana Hitty at Spring Mill State Park Mitchell Indiana The park has more than 1,300 acres. Historical treasures include a restored pioneer village that was founded in 1814, a gristmill built in 1817, Spring Mill Inn and the Grissom Memorial.  The Grissom Memorial honors Hoosier astronaut Virgil “Gus” Grissom, one of the seven Mercury astronauts and America’s second man in space. A Nature...

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Happy 4th of July! I Love a Parade

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Happy 4th of July! I Love a Parade

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty  I love a parade!  Thank you Brownsburg Indiana! Ready for the Parade The Colors The Band The Horses Saint Louis Cardinals Fan American Legion We Back the Blue!

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In Which Hitty Goes to Cowboy Church and a Barrel Race

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In Which Hitty Goes to Cowboy Church and a Barrel Race

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty Today, my adopted humans and I joined other early morning worshipers for Cowboy Church at the C Bar C Expo Center Located in Cloverdale Indiana. A very talented young cowboy led the congregation in worship including an original song he wrote recently.   Cowboy Church at The Barrels & Bling Chalee Gilliland Memorial Barrel Race We received a copy of The Way for Cowboys, an NIV version of the New Testament.  I has devotionals and testimonies of cowboys and their families. The Way for Cowboys Pastor Jon Hemmer took his text from Luke 8:22...

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