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Memories along the Monon


When I was growing up on the north side of Indianapolis, there was no such thing as the Monon Trail. Instead, it was the Monon Railroad linking the city with communities to the north, including Chicago. In 1985, the Monon … Continue reading

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Happy Trails! – RTC’s Trail Hall of Fame


Between 2007 and 2012, the Rails to Trails Conservancy (RTC) inducted 26 trails (see below) into its Hall of Fame. Below is a list of those trails, the state where they are located, and the month/year they were given this … Continue reading

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One ‘trail’ blazing small town


Delphi, Indiana and local volunteers with the Carroll County Wabash and Erie Canal, Inc. have done an amazing job enhancing their community’s assets. Not only does Delphi have some of the best terrain and natural vistas in Indiana, loads of historic sites, … Continue reading

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