Among the corn and bean fields of Lagrange County is a gem, one that’s been part of 21 Country for a very long time.
You know before you step inside his studio that Greg Summers creates some wild stuff.
Angola, Indiana’s public square has been the heart of this town since it was founded and for the last hundred years has been home to a magnificent monument honoring Steuben County’s Civil War veterans, capped off with the figure of Columbia, the symbol for peace.
It’s a controversy that can turn violent, removing statues honoring confederate soldiers.
A crowd gathered under the sun at Fort Wayne’s Packard Park last week, a crowd other than the families that usually inhabit the park, its playground, tennis courts and ball field.
When the germane immigrants who settled Wells County, Indiana arrived in the 1830’s the first thing they did was build log homes. The second thing they did was build their church.
It’s one of the longest running art shows in the Midwest, the annual June Art Exhibit at Van Wert, Ohio’s Wassenburg Art Center and this show marks its 64th year.
Even in a cloudburst Lagrange Indiana is a charming town, a pleasant mix of old and older. A family town that delights in sharing all the family secrets.
They are all in place. 28 new sculptures populating downtown Decatur, Indiana making up the town’s 8th annual public sculpture tour.
The German and Irish immigrants who built the Wabash and Erie Canal in the 1830’s founded cities and towns along the way.
They’re about the most graceful works of art humans produce, formed from flat sheets of metal hammered and bent and coaxed into shape.