Travel Blogs from Sturgis
... west into Ohio and Indiana, where we are now. We're in Shipshewana, an ironic Indian name given the fact that it had been only ten years before the Amish moved in fleeing persecution in the east, that the Indians moved west, chased from their country.
... married, they built a house over the courtyard for Grandpa and his wife.
Because there was going to be a festival from tomorrow for a week, there were no buggy rides, which is a shame, as I quite fancied one.
After the look through the house, we then went outside. Paul wandered off to look at the old farm implements, but that didn't turn me on, so I took a stroll through part of the gardens. I was fascinated to see a ...
... the other one's birth
Spending the 21st catching up with my best friend of 20 years and ending the 22nd with dinner with my closest friends and another trip to the airport
By the 23rd I was in Colorado to visit GoAbroad's U.S. Office for literally 48 hours
And now I finally sit back at home in Sturgis again, preparing to move my sister, her husband, and their newest addition to Grand Rapids tomorrow and celebrate my amazing mother's birthday.
... freight house complex, this portion of which was built in 1906.
Did I mention the engine model built out of over 400,000 toothpicks? Yes, Toothpicks!
And as far as the "Do Not Hump" sign, it is an actual railroad reference. If you want to know what it really means, and not what we all thought at first, Google it!
The museum continues ...
... Office, mill, and a few houses on the north side of the St. Joseph River. In 1839, the Pulaski Post Office was officially changed to Elkhart. In 1934, the first recreational vehicle factory opened in Elkhart. Similar companies followed suit for the remainder of the decade, and the economy continued to grow until the rationing of materials ...