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A talented local historian devoted years to chasing down the local legends, heroes, villains and little-known written history of the southern Indiana county he loved. A cave under Paoli, Indiana? A Southern sympathizer sentenced to death in 1864? The best recipe for persimmon pudding in the world? All in here.

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Frontier roads and inns, early settlers and mills, Orange County Civil War history, reprobates and heroes, persimmon pudding and patriots in World War I and II, and origins of town names are only part of the fascinating lore in this book about one of Indiana’s most intriguing and even mysterious counties.