Versailles State Park provides ample family friendly activities in the great outdoors. The second largest Indiana state park offers hiking, boating, mountain biking, swimming, and fishing. Indiana State Park visitors with horses can bring them to ride the many miles of horse trails the park provides. Anglers and canoeists can enjoy the 200-acre Versailles Lake as well as the channel of Laughery Creek that meanders through the Indiana countryside. Versailles State Park has a beautiful campground for campers to relax while hiking the many miles of hiking trails or riding the mountain bike trail. The modern swimming pools offers an ideal place for families to cool off on hot summer days and budding naturalists can partake of the parks many nature programs offered by DNR staff members. The Indiana State Park Travel Guide Series will encompass all the family friendly Indiana State Parks. Indiana's State Park system is one of the finest in the United States. With great hiking trails, history, and nature, there is something for everyone at an Indiana State Park.
Spring Mill State park provides a family friendly vacation destination with some great hiking and wonderful picnicking. It also provides a unique glimpse into Indiana history with the operating gristmill and pioneer village. This Indiana State Park also maintains a memorial to local astronaut, Gus Grissom. Nestled in southern Indiana's hills, Spring Mill State Park has everything you expect in an Indiana State Park. It also boasts some extras you might not expect. This Indiana State Park travel guide describes all the amenities of this popular historic state park. History comes alive at the pioneer village and gristmill that are open during the summer season for visitors to see. It also includes many of the attractions of nearby Bedford, Indiana and Mitchell, Indiana. Spring Mill State Park boasts a cave boat tour, pioneer village, a water powered gristmill and saw mill and an extensive memorial to Indiana astronaut and hero, Gus Grissom. Grissom is from nearby Mitchell, Indiana and the memorial boasts many artifacts, photos and stories from his military, test pilot and astronaut career. The Indiana history represented at Spring Mill ranges from rustic frontier life to America's beginning explorations of the final frontier, outer space. Like all Indiana State Parks, this Spring Mill is rich in hiking, boating, camping and fishing opportunities. Guests at the campground or in the cabins will experience a family friendly vacation that all ages can enjoy. Spring Mill Inn provides comfortable rooms and a restaurant for those wanting digs that are more conventional. The ten miles of hiking trails offer a variety of habitat. These habitats include lakefront hiking and deep forestland. Spring Mill Lake has boat ramps for those wishing to fish or just tool around the lake. Anglers may also ply their lines from the banks. Indiana history, camping, fishing and hiking combine to create a wonder family vacation experience. The Indiana State Park Travel Guide Series will encompass all the family friendly Indiana State Parks. Indiana's State Park system is one of the finest in the United States. With great hiking trails, history, and nature, there is something for everyone at an Indiana State Park.
Join the adventurous traveling terrier, Mr. Pish, as he celebrates the 100th anniversary of the United States National Parks with this all-ages activity book! Enjoy crossword puzzles, coloring pages, word searches, cryptograms, mazes, matching games, and more, all while learning about our precious national parks. Mr. Pish always makes discovering new places and things loads of fun!
A Faux Van Gogh
When North Carolina antique dealer Abigail Timberlake makes a bid of $150.99 on a truly awful copy of Van Gogh's "The Starry Night," she's just trying to win Mama's approval by supporting the church auction. Hopefully, she'll make her money back on the beautiful gold antique frame. Little does she expect she's bought herself a fortune...and a lot of trouble.
A masterpiece to kill for
When her ex-boyfriend shows up and offers ten bucks for the ugly "Starry Night," Abby pops the frame and is stunned to discover hidden behind the faux Van Gogh canvas a multi-million dollar lost art treasure. Suddenly she's a popular lady in her old hometown, and her first visit is from Gilbert Sweeney, her schoolyard sweetheart (according to him), who claims the family's painting was donated by mistake. But social calls quickly turn from nice to nasty as it's revealed that the mysterious masterpiece conceals a dark and deadly past and some modern-day misconduct that threatens to rock the Rock Hill social structure to its core. Someone apparently thinks the art is worth killing for, and Abby knows she better get to the bottom of the secret scandal and multiple murders before she ends up buried six feet under a starry night.
This little book of only about 200 words introduces Rosa Parks, called the mother of the civil rights movement. Here is the story of her courageous decision to remain on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, an action that resulted in arrest and, ultimately, a victory for civil rights. The rich oil paintings by artist Steven Walker contribute to the tension of the moment and the understanding of Rosa Parks. A perfect way for the family to honor Black History Month."
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