Podcast – Eleutherian College

Greetings, today I will talk about Eleutherian College, which is located near Lancaster Indiana in Jefferson County. The college provided one of the earliest pre Civil War venues for educational opportunities for women and blacks in Indiana. An historical marker located on Indiana State Road 250 Continue reading Podcast – Eleutherian College

A Squirrel’s Travel Paradise – The Great Forests of Indiana

At the time of settlement, vast hardwood forests covered most of Indiana. More than eighty-five species of trees live in the state. Trees like white oak, sugar maple, white ash, American beech, sycamore, red oak, yellow poplar and black cherry grew to a huge size. Many have said that a squirrel could have traveled from Ohio to the Illinois prairies without ever touching the ground.
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