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Click on the following links for more information about the stories on this site.

         

Folklore:

*Snopes is a great folklore site.  Tons of information about many urban legends (including annoying email chain letters!) is found here.   

*Also, click on the navigation bars at the bottom of the welcome page to visit other websites about true ghost stories, urban legends, and other types of folklore. 

Native American Stories: 

* Learn about the Native American tribes that occupied the Barbee Lakes area, such as the Potawatomi and Miamis at First Nations Histories.

Famous Visitors to the Barbee Lakes Area:

* Gable & Lombard a la Shirley--This page deals specifically with the romance of Clark Gable (Gone with the Wind) and Carole Lombard (My Man Godfrey, The Arizona Kid).  For more information about Lombard, who was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, visit Carole Lombard--A Tribute.  For more information about Gable, visit The Clark Gable Foundation.

* This Ella Fitzgerald fan page contains pictures, the discography, and biography of "the first lady of song." 

* For more information about singer Hoagy Carmichael, visit Hoagy.com: The Official Hoagy Carmichael Web Page.

* Learn more about singer Perry Como at the Perry Como Home Page.

* Visit the Hoosier Hotshots Museum, a site dedicated to the "America's leading midwestern Rural Jazz group."

Infamous Visitors to the Barbee Lakes Area:

* John Dillinger Scrapbook--This site contains several pictures and a lot of information about this Indiana gangster, including information about his crimes, death, and "gang members."  

* Al Capone--Read the Chicago Historical Society's information about "America's best-known gangster."

Gangsters, Outlaws, and G-men--Visit this site for more information about Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, Bonnie and Clyde, Al Capone, and John Dillinger.  

Stories inspired by pop culture and technology:

* Confused about the "smiling Godzilla?" Learn more about Godzilla at Barry's Temple of Godzilla.  

* To read more guardian angel stories, visit Young at Heart's Angel Stories

* Read more "true ghost stories" at these websites.  All of them contain stories about or from Indiana:
True Ghost Stories from the Eastern United StatesGhost Stories Online, and O'Neill's Ghostories.

Information about the Barbee Lakes area:

* Kosciusko County, Indiana, is where the Barbee Chain of Lakes is located. 

* The Kosciusko County Historical Society's mission is to "collect, preserve, and exhibit materials of history, especially those from Kosciusko County."

*  To make reservations at the Barbee Hotel & Grill in Warsaw, Indiana, call 219-834-2984.

* Boating America Indiana contains information about Indiana lakes, including Tippecanoe, Wawasee, and the Barbee Chain of Lakes.

* View a map of the Barbee Chain of Lakes here.

* Paddles on Grassy Creek--This story which mentions the Barbee Chain of Lakes is from a site about ham radio operation.

* YMCA's Camp Crosley is located on Little Tippecanoe Lake.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday, June 24, 2001