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Spirit of Johnson County

Spend some time in charming, history-rich Johnson County!

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Visit picturesque downtown Franklin and learn how the nonprofit Franklin Heritage, Inc. saves historical buildings and homes from the wrecking ball.

Travel to Greenwood, and see how local government and community volunteers are saving their historic downtown.

Tour the campus of renowned Franklin College and hear interviews with President Thomas J. Minar and students who reveal why the school is so beloved.

Discover the history of Camp Atterbury, and see the mark left on the area by WWII prisoners of war.

Take a trip on a miniature train that operates on several miles of track in Johnson County Park.

Learn about the history of the Johnson County courthouse and meet the clock keeper who discusses the iconic clock’s amazing history.

Choose from more than 50 mouth-watering varieties of apples at The Apple Works near Trafalgar and listen to owner Sarah Brown talk about the challenges of running the business.

Attend the annual Death and Taxes Day at the Taxman Brewing Company in Bargersville, and hear how young owners Nathan and Leah Huelsebusch bring Belgian-style artisanal ales to the Midwest.

Spirit of Johnson County is a production of WTIU.

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