Memory and Imagination

Lick Creek Trail near Paoli is an 8 mile loop for hikers, mountain bikes, and horses. The southern branch is more scenic (and more muddy). Trail markers help to find the way…

 

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On a late fall day, much of it looks like everything else in Southern Indiana.

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Some trees offer perspective.

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But there is a highlight. Half way, there is a cemetery, which is all that’s left from a 19th century African-American settlement.

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There are just a few tombstones and wooden crosses, and it is hard to imagine what life was like for them.

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It’s a solemn place, reminding us that what others want to remember of us is more important than what we want to be remembered for.

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