Happy Thanksgiving! One picture today, of a place that used to be Mom and my favorite place to shop for gifts. This was built in 1800 by William Henry Harrison, governor of the Indiana Territory and, later, President of the United States. In 1821, it…

Charlie and I were out froggin’ around (as they say in Corning, New York, where Mom lived and worked for 15 years). While froggin’, we stopped in at Young’s Country Market, a relatively new business in town. Young’s moved into the old Alstott’s Hardware building,…

Corydon, Indiana was Indiana’s first state capital. That meant the governor lived here, natch. The place he lived and had his headquarters is still standing, right there on the square. Here’s its marker. Home of Governor William Hendricks 1822-1825 while he was Governor of Indiana.…

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