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5 Reasons to Attend the Largest Chili Cook Off East of the Mississippi

The leaves are starting to fall, the air is cooler, and this weekend, the largest chili cook-off east of Mississippi, The Wabash Cannonball Chili for Charity Cook Off, will take over Paradise Spring Historical Park in Wabash, IN! Need a reason to head out and enjoy the beautiful October weather this Saturday and sample enough chili to keep…

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5 Must See Waterfalls Near You

1. Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run 2. Kissing Falls at Kokiwanee Nature Preserve The name says it all, doesn’t it? Sure, dinner and a movie, or Netflix and takeout could make a date, but why not pack a picnic, strap on some adventure boots, and take your partner to the Kissing Falls for some truly…

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5 Spots for Nature Enthusiasts in Wabash County

Spring has sprung (cliché I know)! It’s time to turn off the Game of Thrones marathon and bust out our hiking boots. Wabash County has an abundance of public trails to explore whether you like a nice leisurely stroll or a more challenging climb there’s a trail calling your name. Asherwood {7496 W. SR 124,…

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Coffee; Right Meow!

A friend of mine gave her husband a coffee mug with the quote “Good morning, I see the assassins have failed” printed on it. (It cracks me up every time!) Humans are serious about coffee. Memes on every level of humor tout the rule “Don’t speak to me before I have had my coffee” or…

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Fall Experiences

Are you a fall fanatic? If the thought of sweatshirts, cider, pumpkins, and chili get you excited, then you’ve landed in the right place! Get Ready: this is fall in Wabash County. CHILI COOK OFF Paradise Spring Historical Park Must attend event! Largest chili cook off east of the Mississippi river (literally)! $5 admission to…

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Get Out of Your City Immediately!

Get out of your city, immediately! Okay, that sounded a bit dramatic, but families and couples ARE making the easy 1- 3 hour drive to Wabash, IN for weekend getaways.  Sometimes it’s just to escape the street hustle of the urban jungle and reconnect in a place where the threat of being hit by a…

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Happy downtown, happy town

You get out of it what you put into it,” the old adage goes. Over the past few years, Wabash County has plenty of momentum going for it in regards to economic investment and improvements. In August 2014, Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann named the City of Wabash as one of two designees for the 2014…

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Few remain of the county’s five original covered bridges

There are less than 100 historic wooden covered bridges in the Hoosier state, with Wabash County being able to boast two of them. Currently, the towns of North Manchester and Roann feature their covered bridges as two of the county’s 28 listings in the National Register of Historic Places, both of which allowing traffic into…

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Paradise Spring Historical Park

Cabins, walking paths, human history and open greenspace await visitors to Paradise Spring Historical Park. Located within a few blocks from the historic downtown district, Paradise Spring offers a peaceful connection to nature and history. The park is an important connection between community, cultural resources and landscape. Layers of human history and land are evident through…

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