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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Indiana
The Indiana State Capitol building, "the Statehouse", in Indianapolis; the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial near Evansville; the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis; the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis; the Children's Museum of Indianapolis; the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500 race and the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix; the WonderLab Museum of Science in Bloomington; White River State Park in Indianapolis (not a nature reserve but home to many attractions); the Indiana University Art Museum in Bloomington; Indianapolis Zoo; the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis; the war memorial of Monument Circle, Indianapolis; the Indiana World War Memorial in Indianapolis; the Eagle Creek Park and Nature Preserve, where you can commune with nature in the city of Indianapolis; the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo; Johnny Appleseed Park (formerly Archer Park) in Fort Wayne, the alleged site of John Chapman's grave (there is an engraved gravestone) and the site of the Johnny Appleseed Festival in September; the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame du Lac near South Bend; the Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial in Indianapolis; the Indianapolis Museum of Art; the 160 foot rectangular tower of the First Christian Church in Columbus; the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site in Madison; the RV / MH Hall of Fame Museum in Elkhart; and the world's largest ball of paint (created by by repeatedly painting over a baseball) in Alexandria, are among the attractions of Indiana.
Monsters, Folklore, Legends, Scary Stories, Ghosts and Myths in Indiana
The crying of ghostly babies heard in Indiana University's Career Development Center on North Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, which was once a fraternity house and also the site of an illegal abortion clinic; ghosts of the Barbee Hotel in Warsaw, including Al Capone, a murdered gangster's moll, a silent old man and even, perhaps, Rita Hayworth; the phantom Woman in Black who chases people in the area of East Third Street, Bloomington; Oscar, the Beast of Busco, said to be a gigantic snapping turtle encountered near Churubusco; the reptilian man, or possibly people, who lurk in the Ohio River; the phantom woman of the Rockport Inn Bed & Breakfast in Rockport; and ghosts of the historic Hotel Attica in Attica, including an unwelcome back scratcher and a glowing spectre (are they the same spirit?), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Indiana.
The lion-headed serpent of the Wabash, seen at Huntington; the spectre of Richard Dorson who, appropriately, founded Indiana University's Folklore Institute and now haunts the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology on North Fess Avenue, Bloomington; strange stories about how mysterious boulders reached the crowns of trees (as high as eighty feet up) in Yellowwood State Forest; hauntings of the Crump Theatre in Columbus, including the spectre of a child, unexplained voices in the nursing area and the ghost of a man; the glowing male apparition of Baums Bridge Inn Bar & Restaurant in Kouts, which may be seen through a window (hope that it doesn't see you, though, as it can move with uncanny speed); the girl in yellow, a murder victim, whose spirit is still seen in Indiana University, Bloomington; and stories of the Swedenborgian missionary and nurseryman, Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman), who acquired some wealth by hard work but went barefoot, wore rags or old clothes and used his cooking pan as a cap (he was living in Indiana at the time of his death in Fort Wayne), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Indiana.
Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Phoenix, Houston, St Louis, Philadelphia, Savannah, Atlanta, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, Detroit, Seattle, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Anchorage, Lake Tahoe, Sitka, Washington DC, Atlantic City, Juneau, Kansas City, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago, San Diego, Fairbanks, New Orleans, Skagway, Corpus Christi, Boston, Sacramento, Honolulu, New York and Las Vegas you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include The beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Disney resorts, Route 66, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount Rainier National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the Grand Canyon, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, rodeos, the Florida Keys, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Adirondacks, the Everglades, the wild west town of Tombstone, Niagara Falls, the Appalachians, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Ozarks, the California coastline, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Good luck on your travels.
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