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The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival™ on October 13th-22nd, 2017

Bridgeton Mill

Bridgeton Mill

Main St
Bridgeton, IN 47836
765-548-0106 orVisit Website
The Bridgeton Mill was established in 1823. Family owned and operated for over 180 years (not the same family). Stone ground products, Amish products, snacks, souvenirs and ice cream. Food available Friday - Sunday. Open April - November, Thursday -…
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Juliet Strauss Memorial, Inside Turkey Run State Park

Juliet Strauss Memorial, Inside Turkey Run State Park

Juliet V. Strauss was born in 1863 in Rockville, Indiana, in a rural agricultural area of the state. Her parents were William and Susan (King) Humphreys, both new to the region and there to make new lives as pioneer farmers. She grew up and married…
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Lusk Home

Lusk Home

765-597-2635Visit Website
The Lusk Home and Mill Site was the first European-American development in present Turkey Run State Park, Indiana’s second oldest state park. Vermonter Salmon Lusk was awarded this land for serving in the Battle of Tippecanoe under…
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Mansfield Roller Mill

Mansfield Roller Mill

765-344-1412Visit Website
The Mansfield Roller Mill or Mansfield Mill was a (gristmill) that was built in 1820 by James Kelsey and Francis Dickson and has always run on water power from Big Raccoon Creek. The original mill was a 30-foot (9.1 m) by 30-foot (9.1 m) log…
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Marshall Arch

Marshall Arch

The Arch in the Town of Marshall, also known as Marshall Arch, was built in 1921 by Carroll Beeson.
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Mecca One Room School House

Mecca One Room School House

765-569-5579Visit Website
Open during Covered Bridge Festival for viewing.
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Mordecai Brown Historical Marker

Mordecai Brown Historical Marker

Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown (October 19, 1876 – February 14, 1948), nicknamed "Three Finger" or "Miner", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher at the turn of the 20th century. Due to a farm-machinery accident in…
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Parke County Courthouse

Parke County Courthouse

Cost: $79,000.00 Constructed: 1879 - 1882 "Original plans (for the courthouse) called for 'red pressed brick with white limestone trim.' Before the foundation was finished, the contractor agreed to substitute stone for the red brick at no…
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Turkey Run State Park- Nature Center

Turkey Run State Park- Nature Center

8121 E Park Rd
Marshall, Indiana 47859
United States
765-597-2654Visit Website
Turkey Run State Park offers interpretive naturalist services all year long. Scheduled programs include hikes, planetarium programs, history talks, a junior naturalist program, and evening programs. Special groups wishing programs just for their…
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