i was just at handsome man's post. :)love the train track shot!
That looks like a fun place to visit.
I love finding places like this to visit.
Boat and train rides? This is a place for me!
Hi Lois! The Whitewater Canal bankrupted the state of Indiana back when it was built in the late 1830's to late 1840's, and was the driving force for a state Constitutional amendment for never going into debt (again). We've been to Metamora, and I'm glad a little piece of this Civil Engineering history is still preserved.Thank you for the trip :-)Beth
I really like this little town! Thanks for the pictures. Someday when we retire, wanna move to a place like this.
Looks like a quaint and fun place to visit.
How interesting that the canal is called White Water. Looks more like Muddy Water. :))
A lovely little town with all the right stuff! Great photos, Lois. :)
I especially love the old bank. What a fun place to walk around and visit.
This little town reminds me of one in Illinois except for the canal. It looks very cute and I love that bank building! Love Di ♥
You have the most wonderful adventures Lois!
Delightful little town and you captured some lovely photos of it.
Looks like a real nice place to visit. I like Beth's comment about the canal.
RE: Beth's post about the bankruptcy-The Mammoth Improvement Act, which funded the intitial work on the Whitewater Canal, also involved other canals in the state, railroads and road building. It wasn't the Whitewater Canal alone that created the bankruptcy but period of national recession and the culmination of all the projects. But that did lead Indiana to take the position that the state would not go into debt. EG Camera Girl-yes it is muddy but it was named for the river that feeds it, The Whitewater River, not the character of its water.
Hello Everyone,I am delighted to have the additional information about Metamora and the Whitewater Canal. Thank you so much, Beth, BookLady, and everyone else for stopping by and for your comments.My Honey and I have been to Metamora before and always enjoy the visits. I'll have more images to come of our current trip, too. If you are in the area, don't miss a trip to Metamora and be sure have your camera battery charged. :)All the best,Lois
Lovely series of shots, Lois. It looks like a great place to visit!
you are such a wonderful travel guide!!
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