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Download Weird Indiana: Your Travel Guide to Indiana's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets epub

by Troy Taylor,Mark Moran,Mark Sceurman,Mark Marimen

Enjoy a relaxing picnic in Shades of Death Park. Witness those eerie glowing spots known as Moody's Light. Slap another layer of color onto the world's biggest ball of paint, and yes, that really is a pink-spectacled elephant drinking a martini on the side of the road! From a town called Santa Claus to Indiana's most upright citizen--buried that way for almost 200 years--Weird Indiana proves that the Crossroads of America is also the Crossroads of the Weird! 
Download Weird Indiana: Your Travel Guide to Indiana's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets epub
ISBN: 1454901004
ISBN13: 978-1454901006
Category: Travel
Subcategory: United States
Author: Troy Taylor,Mark Moran,Mark Sceurman,Mark Marimen
Language: English
Publisher: Sterling; Reprint edition (September 4, 2012)
Pages: 256 pages
ePUB size: 1967 kb
FB2 size: 1908 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 151
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I first saw this book in a local Barnes and Noble bookstore. By the time I was ready to purchase a copy as a Christmas gift for a relative, it was gone! Luckily, Amazon came to the rescue. After I received the first copy and read it thoroughly, I purchased two more as gifts for friends (one who lived in Indiana, one who went to college in Indiana and lives in Ohio.) Since that first purchase, I have also purchased (from Amazon) Weird Kentucky and Weird Ohio, both as gifts for people residing in those states. Because the items are so random and amusing, they automatically suggest fun day trips for residents. Wouldn't you just love to visit historic French Lick (and send a postcard to your buddies?) Or enjoy some amusement parks rides and visit Santa at Santa Claus, IN? I am a lifelong resident of Indiana, and have lived in several cities there; however, there were still many local attractions of which I had never heard. These books are written in a chatty, exciting manner, and make great coffee table "conversation starter" books. Your friends will love them!
I liked the odd stories that maybe the locals in their towns may know, but the rest of us may not. And, the haunt spots are very interesting too for you local ghost hunters.
I bought two books as gifts for my sister one of which was this book and the other a coffee table book of Indiana landscape photos. Shortly after receiving the book she called me and couldn't stop telling me how much she liked this book. She has lived in Indiana her whole life and had personal knowledge of a few of the locations but still thought it was great. The only reason I did not give it a 5 star is because I couldn't review it online before I purchased it. As I do not live in Indiana I would like to have been able to review it before purchasing it as a gift.
I have had this book for quite a while and really enjoy it. It was a gift from my son because I kept reading his. Had a house full of company one day and noticed someone (who usually doesn't like to read!) reading various stories. He really liked what he had read so I bought it for him for Christmas. He was very pleased to receive it.
I purchased this book to put in a gift basket for a couple of close friends who were moving to Indianapolis, Indiana. While appearing to be more of a 'children's' book at first glance, I found myself, a 26 year old pseudo-adult, pleasantly captivated by its contents. There are all sorts of interesting, unique, and (sometimes) creepy stories and pictures throughout the book, which make it great for all audiences. It will make a good coffee table book because it's great for conversation! Check out the rest of the 'Weird' series if you have the opportunity.
My son checked out this book at his local school library and I strarted reading it. Very fun information although a little outdated maybe. Still an interesting read for anyone young or old. Would like to see the addresses of some of the places so we can go visit. Some rare finds in Indiana I didn't even know existed. Shipping was very fast and book was in great condition and packaged nicely.
I moved to Indian and didn't know the lore of the area so I bought this book to find some of the hidden secrets. I was not dissapointed. The pictures are nice and the storys are interesting. It makes a nice table book as well as a referance to storys. It is not in depth but this is not a book on research so that is ok. I do enjoy it and many friends have as well. It is out on loan right now. :)