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Journey Indiana

Episode 505

September 7, 2022

Coming to you from Angel Mounds State Historic Site in Evansville. Hear the sounds of a unique percussion instrument, find out how a Swiss clocktower ended up in Berne, explore the skies on a hot-air balloon ride.

Stories from this Episode

The Washboard Wizard

Meet Bill Bailey, an idiophonist - a maker and performer of musical washboards - at his home in Rocky Ripple, Indiana. See Bill performing at home and on stage at the Indiana State Fair, plus footage of Bill working with young kids at a summer music camp.

Time to Berne

The town of Berne wanted to celebrate their heritage, so they decided to build a clock tower as a tribute to their sister city: Bern, Switzerland.

Mercy of the Winds: Hot Air Ballooning in Indiana

Take to the skies with some Bloomington, Indiana balloon pilots.