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Ruthmere, Plugged In!...Elkhart, Indiana, May 9, 2015Ruthmere, will be host to Plugged In, as electric and hybrid cars from 1916  will be on display.The 1916, Milburn Electric car, owned and driven by Elkhart resident, Nellie Knickerbocker will be on display at the historic mansion at 302 E. Bear...
04/19/2015
Grand Opening of the Beardsley House, Sunday, May 3, 2015.In 1831 Dr. Havilah Bearsley purchased land from an Indian Chief from this area, named Pierre Moran, for $1,500.  He built his home overlooking, what is now called, the St. Joseph River and the Elkhart Rivers. He built several mills in the...
04/19/2015
History of a Painting - "Wicker's End".Acrylic Painting by Larry Johnston©I previously mentioned an old farm house in the area of Pine Mountain, Georgia that had been turned into a so called antique shop.  Most of everything was old, but not very collectible.  This chair was sitting on the back p...
04/19/2015
Exploring Elkhart County, Indiana - Middlebury, 46540.The first settlers arrived in 1832 to the area.  Enoch Woodbridge was reported as the first settler, who came from Middlebury, VT and named the town "Middlebury". It is now nestled in Indiana's Amish Country, 35 miles east of South Bend; 130 m...
04/18/2015
History of a Painting - LaSalle Hotel - Rooftop Sign, South Bend, IN.Acrylic Painting by Larry Johnston©When I was growing up in South Bend, I always remembered looking north on Michigan Street and seeing those signs atop the LaSalle Hotel, sitting at an angle so you could see them from blocks aw...
04/18/2015
New Paris, IN Speedway.....2015 Season The New Paris Speedway opens it's season on Saturday, April 25th.  New Paris, located in southern Elkhart County just off of State Road 15, 4 miles south of Goshen, has been the home of the New Paris Speedway ever since I an remember.My parents owned  taxi b...
04/17/2015
Jerry Seinfeld to Perform at the Morris.Comedian Jerry Seinfeld will be at the Morris Performing Arts Center, in South Bend, IN for one performance on June 11, 2015 at 700 pm.  Tickets are now on sale.Other performers this season will include such names as Bob Dylan, Harry Connick Jr, Lil Boosie ...
04/17/2015
Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart, INThe 2015 season has begun, as the flowers and tree start to bloom.  The gardens is open to visitors from April 1 to Oct. 31 with varied hours from Nov 1 thru Jan 1, 2016.  The gardens is located on the north end of Elkhart, IN.Situated on 36 acres, Wellfield ...
04/17/2015
Spring - Hall of Fame RV Show, Elkhart, INThe 3rd Annual Spring Recreational Vehicle / Motor Home Show will be held April 23 - 26, 2015Hundreds of new RV's will be on display at the RV/MT Hall of Fame from manufacturers around the area. The show is open to the public to see the latest in Travel T...
04/12/2015
Midwest Museum of American Art - "An Artist's Still Life". There will be 60 pieces will be on exhibit at the Midwest Museum of American Art representing over 100+ years of Still Life Art, in America. Celebrating the museum's 36th anniversary, the exhibit will run through July 12, 2015 in downtown...
04/12/2015
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