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Howl with wolves, explore caves and see Santa year-round on Indiana's back roads

7 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CLARKSDALE, Ind. - Taking back roads through Hoosier country yields the kind of real treasures and quirky curiosities you'll only find off the beaten path.
At the very spot where Meriwether Lewis and William Clark first met with a handshake signaling the start of a historic expedition sits a Clarksville, Ind., natural wonder: 400-million-year-old fossils at the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center.
“We are among the world's largest exposed fossil beds in the Devonian Period,” Brad Kessans, Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, said. “Our fossils predate dinosaurs by about 200 million...
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