Oddball Indiana: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places

Oddball Indiana A Guide to Some Really Strange Places Square Donuts The World s Largest Stump Oscar the Monster Turtle Johnny Appleseed s grave The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex Gender and Reproduction While other travel guides tell you about ye

  • Title: Oddball Indiana: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places
  • Author: Jerome Pohlen
  • ISBN: 9781556524387
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Square Donuts The World s Largest Stump Oscar the Monster Turtle Johnny Appleseed s grave The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction While other travel guides tell you about yet another cozy bed and breakfast and bike trails through Brown County, Oddball Indiana offers wacky travel destinations and little known historical tidbits Why is NancySquare Donuts The World s Largest Stump Oscar the Monster Turtle Johnny Appleseed s grave The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction While other travel guides tell you about yet another cozy bed and breakfast and bike trails through Brown County, Oddball Indiana offers wacky travel destinations and little known historical tidbits Why is Nancy Barnett s grave in the middle of a country road Where can you go to communicate with your dead Aunt Clara Who invented Alka Seltzer How did David Letterman get fired from his first broadcasting gig This is the guide to the real Indiana, birthplace of corn flakes, Dan Quayle, and Wonder Bread, for those who want to laugh, not lounge, on their vacation.

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    1. My husband picked up Oddball Indiana at the local bookstore & once he was done, I picked it up. As described, it's a guide to some of the more unusual historical/tourist attractions in Indiana. It's broken into 4 sections: Northern Indiana, Central Indiana, Southern Indiana and Indianapolis area - as well as a special section for John Dillinger. Within each section, the sites are listed alphabetically by city/town - there's also 2 indexes at the back - by city and by site name. The descripti [...]

    2. Delivers as promised but too much fascination with Dan Quayle and Jim Jones.Oddball Indiana: A guide to Some Really Strange Places does a great job of showing some of the odd things that make the Hoosier state unique, including Santa Claus, IN and the world's largest steer (he's stuffed). It also turns out that Indiana is the birthplace of Wonder Bread, Alka Seltzer, Corn Flakes, Pork and Beans and the unique shape of the Coca-Cola bottle. He includes driving directions that look to be accurate [...]

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