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Jul 26, 2015 - Summit Lake State Park

We like to do geocaching while on vacation, it will take you to the off beat places and place that people don't know about. One place was out in the country side where we had to measure the diameter of a big rock and figure out the weight of the rock. Then we had to go to a artesian well to fill up a empty gal jug with the water from the well for one minute to see how many gals per minute the well was pumping out of the ground. In the same area we had to go to a bridge over a creek and throw in a piece of stick or something that would...

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Jul 5, 2008 - Fireworks!

Our people slept in late today, 10:00 AM! They left us in the camper with the air conditioner going and the radio playing easy listening music and they went to James Whitcomb Riley's housein Greenfield, Indiana. They said it was a beautiful house and grounds and they enjoyed it. Then they went to Millville, Indiana to the birthplace of Orville Wright. They toured his home and the museum. It was excellent! They said you should really visit this place. When they got back to the campground, they took us for a nice long walk. Oh no!!!!! They...

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HARLEY, MISSY

Jul 4, 2008 - Rainy Morning

It started to rain early in the morning. It finally stopped in the afternoon. About time! John and Delores and Jason all work at the campground for the Irwins. Jason delivers firewood to the campers. Delores helps in the office and the game room. She does all kinds of things around the campgroud. John is a jack-of-all-trades. He can do it all! Gary helped John set up several pictures of Kenny Jr. with some of his awards and trophies. Later, Kenny Sr. brought out the restored race truck that Kenny Jr. had his accident in. Jason won three...

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HARLEY, MISSY

Jul 3, 2008 - New Castle, Indiana

We left McCormick's Creek State Park and drove to New Castle to a campground called the Kenny Irwin, Jr. Memorial Campground. Kenny Irwin, Jr. was a race car drive that was killed in an accident in 2000 while on a practice lap on a race track in New Hampshire. He was "Rookie of the Year" for NASCAR for years 1999 and 2000. His parents, Kenny, Sr. and Reva, created "The Dare to Dream Camp". They bring underpriveleged and at-risk kids to the campground for camping and all kinds of fun. It was a really nice campground. Missy and I enjoyed the...

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HARLEY, MISSY



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