Scottsburg’s Lake Iola’s History as an Interurban Train Center

(Part Two of Two in this Story) In 1912 the Indianapolis and Louisville Traction Company went into receivership and was reorganized as the Indianapolis and Louisville Traction Railway Company with it’s general offices in Scottsburg.  Six Dixie Flyers traveled south to Louisville and six Hoosier Flyers made the trip to Indianapolis daily, each 117-mile trip…

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Did You Know?

Here are 38 unique and fun facts about Scott County for this week’s blog.  The second newspaper in Indiana was eventually printed in Lexington, “The Western Eagle.” The fence around Harrods Cemetery is from the Scott County Courthouse fence that used to be around the property in downtown Scottsburg. There was once a South Austin.…

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