Monday, July 19, 2010

It's A Bridge of Water, Over Water!

Metamora 007
Originally uploaded by Meditechguru
If you have never visited the old canal town of Metamora, you really need to take a drive down State Road 52 in Indiana. For just a few dollars, you can ride an operating canal boat on the historic Whitewater Canal.
And if the quaint shops, grist mill, trains or horses is not enough, there is one thing that you can NOT do any where else in the world. Metamora boast the only operational covered aqueduct in the world. In fact, the water bridge is so original that some of the graffiti dates back to the Civil War.
You can check out more of our photos around this historic town on my flickr page. And if you teach in Indiana, this state historic site fulfills several elementary standards and has downloadable lesson plans to use on your visit.