Tag - Cartlidge barn

One of the first steps every bride must consider in planning their wedding is choosing the right venue. Being a Hendricks County, Indiana, resident the last 14 years, I knew if possible I wanted my wedding here. I also knew I wanted the rustic charm…

Most people may know the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds & Conference Complex in Hendricks County, Indiana, as the place to see the pigs, horses, demolition derby and to consume some fair food during the annual 4-H Fair that is held there every…

This week is National Travel and Tourism Week, and to celebrate, Visit Hendricks County is encouraging people to fill in the blank: "Travel is _______." As part of a week-long celebration, Visit Hendricks County is giving away some awesome prizes…

When the Hendricks County 4-H Fair opens Sunday, it will have a new addition that is vastly different from the typical carnival rides, farm animals, food and fun that visitors have come to expect. After a couple years of renovation and fundraising…

This month's Local & Lovin' It features one of those people that I get to work with daily at the Hendricks County Community Foundation: Eric Hessel. Eric grew up in Pittsboro out by the old Reed's Christmas Tree Farm. Eric was a 2005 graduate of…

Historic Month Ahead for Cartlidge Barn

Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:09 PM by Josh Duke

Imagine it is the mid-1850s and you’re a farmer in rural Indiana who needs a barn for your livestock and farm supplies. I can guarantee you the family who built a sturdy barn on land in eastern Hendricks County next to what is now a busy highway in…