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Lakes, Ponds and Two Big Rivers Copy

Posey County’s southern borders were naturally formed by the confluence of the Wabash and Ohio rivers. The waters of those two great Midwest rivers helped make the land fertile and carved out Indiana’s distinctive borders. The Point, where the Wabash River meets the Ohio, is a remarkable place, and most often the first thing people notice when they look at a map of Indiana.

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Lakes, Ponds and Two Big Rivers

Posey County’s southern borders were naturally formed by the confluence of the Wabash and Ohio rivers. The waters of those two great Midwest rivers helped make the land fertile and carved out Indiana’s distinctive borders. The Point, where the Wabash River meets the Ohio, is a remarkable place, and most often the first thing people notice when they look at a map of Indiana.

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Posey County in the Fall

It’s that time of year for the trees to start changing, baggy sweaters and pumpkin spiced everything! Posey County, IN is the perfect fall destination if you are looking to getaway with family, friends or a loved one. There is beauty and … Continue reading

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Attention Dog Lovers

It seems that it is hard to find places these days that are dog friendly. Here in Posey County, we love dogs and have plenty of accessible places for you and your furry friend to enjoy! The Mount Vernon River … Continue reading

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Harmonie State Park Mushrooms

For a few weeks beginning in mid-April, Harmonie State Park is a popular destination for hunting Morel mushrooms. Easily identifiable, Morels are one of the safest wild mushrooms to hunt and eat.

Besides Morels, the park is home to several other edible or medicinal species, including Oyster, Turkey Tail, Chicken of the Woods, Chanterelles, Black Trumpets, Lion’s Mane, and Maitake, also known as Hen of the Woods. Morels and chanterelles are particularly prized for their flavor; Oyster mushrooms and Chicken of the Woods have tastes similar to their names. Maitake mushrooms taste good, but are better known for their medicinal properties. Legitimate medical studies have found them to be helpful in regulating diabetes and fighting cancers. Continue reading

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