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    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); State parks & reserves; Tourists; Historic buildings; Historic sites;
    • Three typed pages which describes points of interest inside of Turkey Run State Park, such as the covered bridge, the Lusk homestead, the old pionner cabin which belong to Daniel Gray, the old log church, the swinging bridge and many other places.
    • Turkey Run State Park

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); State parks & reserves;
    • Two typed pages which describes Turkey Run State Park and the facilities available to visitors to the park such as the hotel, hiking trails, camping areas and the naturalist service.
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); State parks & reserves; Hotels;
    • Two handwritten pages which describe the new addition to the hotel to be built at Turkey Run State Park . The information came from the Rockville Republican, March 1, 1922.
    • 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...
    • Lusk's Mill at Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.);Mills;Pioneers
    • Two typed pages which contain information on Salmon Lusk and his wife Polly, who settled on one thousand acres on Sugar Creek. They built a mill, which later also had a sawmill attached. In 1847 a great flood washed away the mills.
    • How Turkey Run was preserved for posterity

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Lusk, John, 1837-1915; State parks & reserves;
    • Eight typed pages which recount how how the Lusk family came to own the area now known as Turkey Run State Park, and how they preserved it. There is quite a lot of information about the last son, John Lusk, who was seen as a colorful character by...
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Lusk, John, 1837-1915; Dwellings;
    • One typed page which describes the location of the Lusk home on the Turkey Run State Park property. It describes the home, which was built in 1841, and some of the materials used in the construction.
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Lumber; Lumber industry; Trees; Forestry;
    • One typed page which contains an evaluation of the trees on the John Lusk estate after his death. It lists the worth of the trees, the number of feet on lumber and the types of trees that were found on the estate.
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Lakes & ponds; Dams; Dam construction;
    • One typed page which the coming construction of a lake by building a dam across Sugar Creek at Turkey Run State Park for use of boating and swimming.
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Churches; Seating furniture;
    • One typed page which contains a letter to the editor of the Rockville Republican, July 18, 1923, about the seats in the church at Turkey Run State Park from the daughter of Hugh Ferres Russell.
    • Turkey Run

    • Turkey Run State Park (Ind.); Chapels; Churches;
    • Two typed pages which relate the history of Lusk Chapel which is located in Turkey Run State Park. It was first built in 1858, burnt down during the Civil War by rebel deserters and rebuilt in 1862 and was an active church for many years after...
    • 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.

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