The Log Inn
Backstory and Context
What initially started as a trading post and stagecoach stop later became the oldest restaurant in Indiana. Passengers could pay $3.50 to ride, where three to six horses were used and changed every twelve miles. In later years, the trading post was transformed into a resturant This restaurant was created in 1825 and even had Abraham Lincoln as a guest. Although no longer visible on the outside due to renovations, customers can still dine in one of the original log rooms today. There are also rumors of a hidden cellar used during the civil war that would aid runaway slaves in their escape to freedom.
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