Tag: Indiana

Indiana’s Role in World War II

Camp Atterbury was opened in 1942 as a training center and served as such through 1946. Late in World War II, about 15,000 prisoners of war from the European theater of combat were interned here. After serving as the separation center for more than…

Tippecanoe Battlefield and Museum

This is, perhaps, the most well-remembered location in Indiana History. As a National Historic Landmark, it marks the site of the Nov. 7, 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, which brought peace to the Indiana frontier in the years before statehood. The battlefield site is a…

Wabash and Erie Canal Park

The canal that came to be called the Wabash and Erie Canal was created by a federal land grant and approved by Indiana’s legislature in 1827, with long-lasting consequences. It connected the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico, at least so long as…

Testing Out the “Best BBQ”

Take Life on the Road is proud to include great food stops on all our tours. But not all meals are included in your tour package pricing in order to accommodate wide variations in tastes, appetites, and budgets.   Although you’ll be on your…

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Each year at Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park, thousands of re-enactors from all over the country gather for this two-day festival and “civilians” like us can participate, too. The past is yours to savor at the Feast of the Hunters’ Moon. At this historical reenactment,…