Jessica Nunemaker: little Indiana on Indiana Talks

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You’ve heard the Live with little Indiana Radio Show Thursday February 28, 2013! Now, find the places and spaces featured this week.

Tonight’s show featured Joe Frost,  as well as John Updike, a lifelong newspaperman, and his youth in Old Fairfield, Indiana–a town that is no longer.

The following items are businesses and places pulled from the show to help you more easily help you plan your own small town adventure!

Off the Off-Beaten Path Segment

Stephenson’s General Store
618 West State Road 62
Leavenworth, Indiana 47137
812.739.4242

Moorefield Market
8189 Hwy 129
Moorefield, Indiana 47043
812.427.3970

Jones Robotic Dairy Farm
6814 E 700 S
Star City, Indiana 46985
574.595.7887

Two Cookin’ Sisters
210 South Prairie Street
Brookston, Indiana 47923
765.563.7377

Jonathan’s Fine Arts and Antiques
Highway 17
Burr Oak, Indiana 46511
574.276.5482

Kniman Bar and Grill
4766 W 900 N
Kniman, Indiana
219.956.3008

Flour Mill Bakery, Bulk Foods, and Cheese
6580 W Co Rd 800 N
Rossville, Indiana 46065
765.379.9995

Tyson Methodist Church
324 West Tyson Street
Versailles, Indiana 47042
812.689.6976

Bongie’s Tavern
9830 West 280 North
Perkinsville, Indiana 46011
765.734.1625

Lynn’s Restaurant
170 North Chippewa Street
Roann, IN 46974
765.833.5191

Ernie Pyle Site
Dana, Indiana 47847
765.665.3084

Historic National Road Segment with Interview by Joe Frost

Joe Frost is Executive Director of the Indiana National Road Association and Community Preservation Specialist for Indiana Landmarks.  He earned a M.S. in Historic Preservation from Ball State University and a B.A. in Geography from Michigan State University.  While at Ball State, Joe’s research focused on the development of Indianapolis’ early tall buildings. Joe is an experienced historic interpreter; he has gained experience at various historic sites including the Vincennes State Historic Sites, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and Fort Mackinac. In 2012, Joe was instrumental in completing the installation of the Historic National Road interpretive panels in Indiana.

Indiana Landmarks

Huddleston House

Farmer’s Market at Huddleston House

Cambridge City, Indiana

Centerville, Indiana

Old Fairfield Segment with John Updike

John Updike is an Indiana native, a Brookville H.S. graduate of 1964, and a U of Evansville BA 1969He is an Indiana blogger, writer, and a lifetime newspaperman, John Updike. John has a story to share about his own small town, his childhood stomping ground, Old Fairfield. You won’t find it on any map—it was long ago inundated by water as part of a federal reservoir project. He spent his youth in Old Fairfield, Indiana in Franklin County.

Old Fairfield Website

Until Next Week…

Small Towns: Destinations, not Drive-Thrus! I’m Jessica Nunemaker and THIS is little Indiana!

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