Greencastle and DePauw Featured in Magazine Article Highlighting Small Town Getaways
April 20, 2015
A feature in the current edition of Grand Rapids magazine spotlights "10 Indiana small towns worth filling the gas tank for," including Greencastle.
The text, which is accompanied by several photos -- including one of historic East College -- notes, "Although the presence of DePauw University lends Greencastle an intellectual air, the town's history is a bit notorious: John Dillinger robbed the Central National Bank here in 1933, escaping with nearly $75,000 -- the biggest score of his career. Another downtown landmark, one of the two German-built Buzz Bombs remaining in the United States, sits atop a limestone memorial on the south side of the courthouse. Seek out Putnam County's nine postcard-perfect covered bridges for a more romantic self-guided tour; legend has it, you're supposed to kiss your beloved while crossing each one."
The piece also offers a tip of the hat to local eateries Almost Home (and its bar, the Swizzle Stick), Chiefs and Putnam Inn, as well as two bed and breakfasts.
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