Taking some unknown paths behind average places lead to some of the most amazing explorations. We took some times to hike behind BGI in Castleton to discover a small island hidden on the river bank.
This time, we turned to Google Maps to do a bit of recon about Charlestown, a small city in southern Indiana. In this community of about 7,000 residents (give or take a few), lies one of the largest abandoned military plants in North America. We decided to capture the vivid shadows of that history in photos and video.
If you haven't already, it's a good idea to check out Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park right about now. This 1,700-acre magnificent park is an ideal destination for hiking, jogging, horseback riding, fishing, golfing, biking ... just about whatever you'd want to do while staying outdoors as long as humanly possible in good weather.
Move aside, Kansas. Indiana has more violent tornadoes than the state of Wizard of Oz fame. And a tornado that recently hit Pendleton was a sobering reminder of that statistic.