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    • Covered bridge

    • Covered bridges; Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Parke County (Ind.);
    • One typed page which gives the location and some information about a bridge on the east edge of Turkey Run State Park. It was built in 1883 and is known as the Narrows Bridge.
    • See tour 16

    • Lusk, John, 1837-1915; Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Parke County (Ind.); Architectural elements;
    • One typed page which gives directions to the Lusk home from Turkey Run State Park. It gives an architectural description of the home which was built in 1841.
    • Fallen Rock

    • Mansfield (Ind.); Parke County (Ind.); Rock formations;
    • One typed page which talks about a spot known as Fallen Rock. It is located close to Mansfield, Indiana and is located next to a small creek called Rocky Fork.
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Parke County (Ind.); Parks;
    • One typed page which talks about how Turkey Run is a favorite place for young people to become engaged as it is such a beautiful, romantic place. J.D. Adams gave the joint committee from the Board of Trade and the Chamber of Commerce $500 for the...
    • Hudnut, Parke County

    • Villages; Wabash and Erie Canal (Ind. and Ohio); Parke County (Ind.);
    • Three typed pages which contain information about a village named Hudnut located along the Wabash and Erie Canal in Parke County, Indiana. It was first known as Clinton Locks and after 1850 when Hudnut and Company from Terre Haute bought a large...
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Building dedications; Parke County (Ind.);
    • Three typed pages which contain a description of the dedication ceremony at the Lusk Chapel in Turkey Run State Park. The article was taken from the Rockville Republican of November 18, 1926.
    • Minshall, Indiana, Parke County

    • Parke County (Ind.); Cities & towns -- Indiana -- Minshall; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Parke County;
    • Three typed pages which contain information about a town named Minshall, Indiana. It was a mining town which was named after the type of coal found there - minshall coal. The town become extinct shortly after the coal found there was exhausted.
    • Hickory trees

    • Parke County (Ind.);Trees;Graves
    • One typed page which contains information about hickory and tamarack trees found in Parke County. The last paragraph is about a grave of a man buried in 1812 in Parke County.
    • Wild Man's Hollow

    • Parke County (Ind.);Thieves;Horses
    • One typed page which contains a description of a hollow in Parke County where is was believed that horse thieves hid stolen horses during the day in a cave and moved them on out of the area at night.
    • Tall tale

    • Parke County (Ind.); Tall tales;
    • One typed page which talks about a person in the Parke County area who used to move around often, and his chickens when sit down with crossed legs and wait to be tied up when they saw him drive the team of horses around the front of the house.
    • Centennial celebration

    • Centennial celebrations; Parke County (Ind.);
    • Three typed pages which describes the centennial celebration that took place in Parke County for Indiana's centennial. The article was taken from the Rockville Tribune, July 18, 1916.

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