2018 Mansfield Mushroom Festival

Mansfield, Indiana

The car show, an integral part of the annual mushroom festival, held in Mansfield, Parke county, Indiana, will be held on April 29th, 2018.

For more information about the Mushroom Festival CLICK THIS LINK http://www.mansfieldparke.com/mushroom-festival.html

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From Lewis and Clark to a cemetery in Indiana

Colins Place

Old Pioneer Cemetery in Waynetown is the final resting place of William Bratton, a member of the historic expedition to explore the Louisiana Purchase territory in 1804-06.

William Bratton’s headstone - Old Pioneers Cemetery, Waynetown, Indiana This bronze plaque and marker were later added to William Bratton’s headstone, explaining that he was a member of the historic Lewis & Clark expedition in 1804-06.(Photo: Kevin Cullen/For the Lafayette Journal & Courier)

WAYNETOWN — Old cemeteries are filled with surprises.

One stone in this particular resting place remembers a baby who died in 1830. Beneath another lies a Civil War sailor. Many cast shadows over the graves of pioneers who worked themselves to death turning forests into corn fields.

But the Old Pioneer Cemetery on U.S. 136, at the eastern edge of town, contains a much bigger surprise. Among its weathered stones is one that marks the grave of William Bratton.

Bratton, who lived from 1778 to 1841, settled near here…

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I’ve been doing some figuring …

 

I’ve been doing some figuring … So far, this year, I have added 3243 pictures to my Car Show and Parades sets on Flickr, Wow!

Check them out at http://cjp02.com

There are still a few shows to go this season, including Newport Hill Climb, this coming weekend.

 

Covington Fourth of July Celebrations

The annual Covington, Indiana, Fourth of July Celebrations are from Friday June 29th through Wednesday July 4th, 2012.

Highlight include:-

Saturday June 30th – Annual Klassic Kar, Truck and Motorcycle Show

Sunday July 1st – The Parade

Wednesday July 4th – Fireworks

For Details check out their website