Community Briefs

The two Dale motels have been built in the past few years and are located at the junction of Interstate 64 and Hwy 231, just a short drive from Thermwood. When you drive around the local communites, you are traveling over some of Abraham Lincoln's old stomping grounds. Southern Indiana was Mr. Lincoln's boyhood home and the Lincoln Boyhood Memorial Park is located a few miles south at Lincoln City. A living historical farm re-enacts the lifestyle that was commonplace during his life in Indiana.
Huntingburg is a community with Hollywood connections, since it served as the set for the moviews "A League of their Own" and "Hard Rain". Downtown Huntingburg is very picturesque and a haven for antique dealers. The Huntingburg League Baseball Stadium servces as a museum to the movie and is also home to the "Bombers", a member of the Frontier League.
Pork Chop Dinner from the Schnitzelbank
Jasper is located north of Huntingburg and is the industrial center of this area. As the largest community, it also features more places to eat and relax. One of the best known restaurants in Jasper is the Schnitzelbank, a German-American food restaurant that is best known for its 2 inch thick smoked pork chops and Wurst Sampler Platter.
Santa Claus is home to Holiday World, a theme park that transforms a "sleepy hollow" community to one of shrieks of enjoyment on some of the world's best wooden roller coasters. Opening around Memorial Day and closing shortly after Labor Day, this park would be a good stop if you choose to bring family. If you come around Christmas, you can have your letters postmarked from Santa's real hometown.
French Lick/West Baden is the site of the sprawling West Baden Springs Hotel and the French Lick Springs Hotel as well as the Fench Lick Casino. There are also spas, golf and activites for the entire family.


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