It was the great water highway that signaled the arrival of civilization to 21 Country, the Wabash Erie Canal..built by immigrants mostly, Polish, Irish, German.
What starts out as a dream can become real with good intentions and generosity.
It’s the image that shocked the world then and shocks us now, two black teenagers, Abe Smith and Tom Shipp, dragged from a jail cell on August 7th 1930 and hanged on the lawn of the Grant County courthouse in Marion, Indiana for a crime they didn’t commit.
Not many towns are reinventing themselves like Decatur, Indiana…new sidewalks and streets, public art on display downtown.
It meanders through most of 21 Country, from Cedar Lake in northern Dekalb County to the St. Joseph River in Allen County.
North Webster’s public library is small, very small.
Hate going to the dentist? How about going to this oral surgeon.
-It’s hard not to laugh out loud when we watch them..the never ending kisses, interminable reaction shots..the naive innocence that defined the silent movie era.
Used to be you couldn’t swing a stick out in 21 Country without hitting one, those graceful machines harvesting the wind, pumping fresh water from the earth for man and beast.
It’s one of Bluffton, Indiana’s newest businesses and still finding its legs. Bobbi Shane opened Fields of Grace Floral Boutique just one year ago.