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Moonlight Madness 2015!

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Moonlight Madness is upon us!

Click on over to the Flora Community Club’s website for details!

2015 Moonlight Madness Poster V3

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Northbound I-65 at Lafayette…

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An INDOT contractor estimates the solution to bridge pier settlement would reopen I-65 northbound between Lebanon and Lafayette in mid-September.

For more information: http://www.in.gov/indot/3395.htm

Meanwhile, here is their official Detour Map.

INDOT 65 map

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County Community Assessment – June 1

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The Hoosier Heartland Indiana Small Business Development Center, OCRA, and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, launch the Community Entrepreneurship Initiative – a chance for community leaders and entrepreneurs to join together to develop their entrepreneurial community. This initiative will provide consulting services to community economic development leaders, elected officials, small business owners, and citizens interested in developing their entrepreneurial community.

Date:  Monday, June 1 – 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Location:  4H Building (Event & Education Center)

Cost:  No cost to attend; however, pre-registration is required.  A light meal will be provided

More info:  Download the flyer.CEI Flora June 1 2015

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Harvest of Quilts

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2015 Harvest of Quilts Poster 2

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Field study on the Influence of Rails

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In order to grasp the personal influence of the rails on Carroll County, I am conducting a field study in collaboration with Melissa Bishop, Flora Librarian and Flora Depot Restoration Project committee member.

I am requesting those viewing this page to e-mail the Museum at carrollcountycchs@gmail.com with the following information:

1) Contact Name
2) Address
3) Phone Number
4) E-Mail, if applicable
5) Date of submission
6) Date of the event or story pertinent to the rails
7) People involved
8) Location, i.e. town or area; and the rail system involved.

I am interested in any and all rail stories pertinent to the Monon, Pennsylvania, Wabash, and Interurban.

Submissions can also be snail-mailed to the Museum at:

Carroll County Historical Society Museum
PO Box 277
Delphi, Indiana 46923

Any questions could be fielded by calling the Museum at 1-765-564-3152 during the hours of  Th, and Fri–9-4.. This could also apply to those who were trapped on the High Bridge during a train’s appearance there.
Thanks.

Mark A. Smith, County Historian

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