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Richmond, Indiana: a History Lover's Destination

Small Midwestern cities so often get overlooked by would-be visitors; visitors who seek out the big, the showy, the easy, obvious destinations. But history loving travelers know the best trips aren't always about what's conspicuous. We understand that if you know where to look and how to dig, you can find fascinating stories in lesser known destinations; places whose stories you will love and who will call you back. #indiana #openwidetheworld

Richmond, Indiana is one of those places.  

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History Comes to Life at the Levi & Catharine Coffin House

The Levi and Catharine Coffin House State Historic Site and National Historic Landmark in Fountain City, Indiana has made it to our short list of all-time favorite travel learning destinations. Come see why this site has been named one of the top 25 historic sites in the nation. #undergroundrailroad #openwidetheworld

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Ancient Chinese Symbolism in Modern Chinatown Chicago

Chinatown is one of our favorite spots to spend a day around Chicago. But more than just a neighborhood with good food and intriguing markets, Chicago's Chinatown can connect visitors in-the-know with a small slice of history and Chinese symbolism. Watch for these fascinating elements on your next visit to better engage with Chinatown. #chinatown #openwidetheworld

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