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Motorcoach tour of historic elements of Indiana offered

The LaGrange County Public Library, along with S&S Travel of Kendallville, is hosting a motorcoach trip to see some of the important elements of Indiana. Registration is required by August 8.

This trip will take place September 8-11. The motorcoach will make stops throughout Southern Indiana to visit some of the most famous spots in the state. The sights include:

·       The Indianapolis Motor Speedway – with the opportunity to take a lap around the track!

·       Historic New Harmony, where 19th century idealists tried – twice! – to build Utopia.

·       The Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum. Abraham Lincoln may have been born in Kentucky and elected from Illinois, but he grew up as a Hoosier!

·       Dr. Ted’s Musical Marvels, a colossal collection of amazing mechanical musical instruments.

·       The dazzling West Baden Springs Hotel.

·       The Gus Grissom Memorial, honoring one of the original Mercury astronauts.

·       A limestone quarry and mill, an element central to Indiana’s history.

·       The Indiana Statehouse and Historic District, which will be toured on September 11.

·       The astonishing Scottish Rite Cathedral.

·       Oldfields, the Lilly House and Gardens.

Cost for this motorcoach tour ranges from $561 to $815 per person, depending on occupancy. Complete details and registration forms are available at all branches of the LaGrange County Public Library, call 260-463-2841 ext. 1030, visit the website at www.lagrange.lib.in.us/happen.html, or from S&S Travel of Kendallville, 888-262-4423.