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  Limberlost Swamp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Limberlost Swamp, parts of which are also known as the Loblolly Marsh, originally existed in Indiana, across 13,000 acres (53 km²) of Adams County and Jay County.
After various fruitless efforts to find his way home, in which he would always come around to the place of starting, he determined he would go a straight course, and so, every few rods would blaze a tree.
The Limberlost was the location of Gene Stratton Porter's novel A Girl of the Limberlost.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Limberlost_Swamp   (217 words)

  
 Lesson Tutor: Gene Stratton Porter - a brief biography.
Geneva (nicknamed Gene) Stratton was born on a farm in Indiana.
Her favorite spot as an adult, however, was the Limberlost Swamp in Wabash Township, pegged today by locals as a part Adams and Jay counties.
She often trekked into the Limberlost with camera, notepad, and glass plates, photographing the birds and wildlife and then developing the photos herself, sometimes tinting them with watercolors.
www.lessontutor.com /eesStrattonPorter.html   (769 words)

  
 Our Land, Our Literature: About Us - Limberlost
The Limberlost Swamp, parts of which are now known as the Loblolly Marsh, spanned Jay and Adams Counties, in east central and northeast Indiana.
The Limberlost was once a very large and dense swampland of 13,000 acres, with many species of plants and animals thriving within.
Restoring the Limberlost Swamp is a worthy cause.
www.bsu.edu /ourlandourlit/about_us/limberlost.html   (1008 words)

  
 Audubon: Limberlost Swamp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Limberlost she relished was untamed: "[I]t was steaming, fetid, treacherous swamp and quagmire, filled with every danger common to the central states.
At the time of their meeting in 1991, she was a tour guide at the Limberlost State Historic Site in Geneva, leading visitors around the 14-room "cabin" built of white cedar logs and redwood by Stratton-Porter and her husband nearly a century earlier.
She was serving as president of the newly formed Friends of the Limberlost, and that group welcomed Brunswick's ideas.
magazine.audubon.org /features0105/limberlost.html   (2911 words)

  
 ABOUT LIMBERLOST WELSH SPRINGER SPANIELS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
She was a conformation champion, received her basic obedience title, the highest field title that was available when she was competing, and our National Club's versatility certificate which recognizes her abilities.
Lindy was bred very limitedly and most of the Welsh Springers who carry the Limberlost name can trace their ancestry back to her.
Limberlost is not a kennel but my hobby and avocation.
artwork.net /cok13/about.htm   (462 words)

  
 || TickledOrange BookLog - A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter ||
Gene Stratton Porter’s A Girl of the Limberlost (1912) is a lovely tale of a young girl named Elnora Comstock.
She grows from sixteen to around 23 by the end of the story, and the reader roots for her in her early struggles to pay for school and forgive her mother to her later struggles with romance.
She learns everything about the Limberlost, collecting moths and butterflies, Indian relics, and learning about the rare plants that grow there.
www.tickledorange.com /BookLog/Books/AGirlOfTheLimberlost.html   (563 words)

  
 Limberlost Ltd. - Return Policy
Limberlost warrantees its products to be free of defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase.
Limberlost will also determine whether the described problem was caused by a defect in materials or workmanship (which is always warranted) or, if the problem was a result of misuse, or incorrect/inappropriate assembly by the customer (which is not warranted).
If Limberlost determines that the problem is a result of misuse, or incorrect/inappropriate assembly, Limberlost will contact the customer with a quotation on what charges would be required to correct the situation.
www.limberlost.on.ca /index.php?option=content&task=view&id=4   (518 words)

  
 Limberlost Farms - Trophy white-tail deer hunting in Michigan
Limberlost Farms was created nearly a decade ago in the harsh woodlands of northern Michigan for you, the TROPHY White-tailed Deer Hunter.
It is here, where winters are long, snowy and cold that whitetail bucks grow to huge proportions both in body and antlers.
A cozy log lodge nestled on a small lake is home to our hunters while at Limberlost.
www.limberlostfarms.com /about.html   (238 words)

  
 Mystical Limberlost
The Limberlost became a must do walk on future trips, and I continued the trips with my own wife and children.
The mystical feeling was still there in the Limberlost, but something was different.
And someday, in another era, perhaps hemlocks or trees like them will slowly claim the Limberlost to be their own and close out the sunlight to the less lofty plants below.
mysite.verizon.net /vzeef9bc/id15.html   (650 words)

  
 Limberlost Farms - Trophy whitetail deer hunting in Michigan
At Limberlost Farms, we can make those dreams come true.
Limberlost Farms has initiated an intensive management program for the development of "trophy class", quality bucks.
And while you're at Limberlost Farms, don't forget your fishing pole for great fishing in our fully stocked ponds and lake.
www.limberlostfarms.com   (167 words)

  
 Limberlost Swamp Remembered newsletter, May 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Limberlost, an extensive wetland comprising 25,000 acres in Jay and Adams counties shortly before the turn of the century was Gene Stratton-Porter's working grounds and inspiration.
Observing the slow destruction of this lush botanical environment and thriving wildlife habitat, she set out to preserve its natural history with camera and pen, and was launched on her successful career as an author.
The Limberlost's splendor and grandeur have echoed throughout generations in such books as Freckles and A Girl of the Limberlost.
www.tentativetimes.net /gspnews/swamper1.html   (3834 words)

  
 World Wide School Library - Youth-Limberlost Swamp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Limberlost Swamp of Indiana embraces another lost soul in this endearing tale by the author of the "Girl of the Limberlost." Freckles is a young orphan boy, maimed and bitter about life until he gets a job guarding a stretch of timber in the Limberlost.
Not as well known as "The Girl of the Limberlost," yet this work succeeds in conveying the great warmth of old-fashioned romance.
The old growth forest near the Limberlost Swamp is now gone, but a farmer tries to restore the forest environment in order to grow and harvest medicinal herbs in the days before "modern" medicine.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/catalogs/bysubject-youth-limberlostswamp.html   (180 words)

  
 Indiana: Nature Photography Contest (Local Legacies: Celebrating Community Roots - Library of Congress)
Held in Geneva, Indiana, at Limberlost State Historic Park each September and October, this photography contest is in its 16th year in 2000.
Techniques and photographic equipment have changed greatly since Stratton-Porter carried as much as 100 pounds of camera equipment and glass plates through the swampland of the Limberlost; however, the art of nature photography remains very much the same.
This event was designed to increase awareness of the natural history of Indiana, and to promote nature as the subject for amateur photographers.
lcweb2.loc.gov /cocoon/legacies/IN/200003012.html   (192 words)

  
 FRECKLES
When fl frost began stripping the Limberlost, cutting the ferns, shearing the vines from the trees, mowing the succulent green things of the swale, and setting the leaves swirling down, he watched the departing troops of his friends with dismay.
The yearly resurrection of the Limberlost is a mighty revival.
It was in every way kin to the Limberlost, for no bird of its branches swung with easier grace than this dainty young thing rocked on the bit of morass on which she stood.
www.fdungan.com /freckles.htm   (20685 words)

  
 Our Land, Our Literature: About Us - Limberlost Interpretive Signage
The purpose of the project is to inform the public about the natural and cultural history of the Limberlost as they explore the area.
The signs draw connections between the importance of the Limberlost and the work of Gene Stratton-Porter, who extensively researched and wrote about this area.
As funding for creation of the signs becomes available, Limberlost Swamp Remembered volunteers will install them at their designated locations.
www.bsu.edu /web/landandlit/special_projects/limberlost   (156 words)

  
 Limberlost Lodge - Cottages and Rates
LIMBERLOST LODGE'S housekeeping cottages are fully modern with three piece bathrooms, fully equipped kitchens, all linens (except personal and dish towels) and electric heat.
For Limberlost Guests (those already staying in a cottage and who want to do something different for a day or two) the $50.00 per night fee is waived.
Other: All Limberlost facilities are for the exclusive use of our registered guests.
www.limberlost.vianet.ca /cotpg.htm   (772 words)

  
 eBay View About Me for limberlost-historic-site
Limberlost features a 14-room Queen Ann rustic log cabin, that was the home of Gene Stratton-Porter from 1895-1913.
The swamp was the setting for much of the action that took place in Gene Stratton-Porter’s novels, like the Girl of the Limberlost and Freckles.
Limberlost State Historic Site is part of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Museums & Historic Sites.
cgi3.ebay.com /ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&userid=limberlost-historic-site   (392 words)

  
 Gene Stratton-Porter's Limberlost Swamp, Home & Life
The Limberlost State Historic Site closed for the winter on December 9, 2001 until April 2, 2002, but tours can be arranged by phoning ahead, and anything you want from the giftshop shall be yours!.
Limberlost Swamp Remembered is a vital, ongoing organization developing the Limberlost area Loblolly Wetlands.
Friends of the Limberlost is proud to announce that this year's raffle quilt is based on the book Laddie.
our.tentativetimes.net /porter/limber.html   (379 words)

  
 CD Baby: CYNTHIA SHELHART: Limberlost Angel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Cynthia Shelhart's "Limberlost Angel" is a diverse collection of traditional and contemporary music, arranged for solo double-strung harp.
From the jaunty and upbeat to the sweet and melodious, 'Limberlost Angel' is a treat to the ears and the soul!"
Limberlost Angel has a beautiful clarity that rings pleasantly throughout the house.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/shelhart   (559 words)

  
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Limberlost State Historic Site is located one block east of U.S. Highway 27 in Geneva.
Geneva is one hour’s drive time northeast of Muncie or south of Ft. Wayne.
The first car used by a president was a Cole made in Indianapolis in which William Howard Taft rode to state occasions.
www.in.gov /ism/StateHistoricSites/Limberlost/index.aspx   (82 words)

  
 Amazon.com: A Girl of the Limberlost (The Library of Indiana Classics): Books: Gene Stratton-Porter,Wladyslaw T. Benda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Deeply wounded by her embittered mother's lack of sympathy for her aspirations, Elnora finds comfort in the nearby Limberlost Swamp, whose beauty and rich abundance provide her with the means to better her life.
Since Elnora lives within range of the huge, dangerous swamp "Limberlost", she often goes into it to collect moths.
Whitman, Abbey etc., none as yet hold a candle to the Limberlost, an intriguing mix of swampland and some of the tallest timber in the United States.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0253203317?v=glance   (1879 words)

  
 Quibb10
Champion Quibbletown Valkyrie if not the foundation bitch at Limberlost, whose proprietor is Lois McIntosh in Canada, is maybe the most important early bitch there at Limberlost.
The Limberlost dogs are admired by all who have known them and continue till today.
Some of the rest of us who have been around for some time, eventually come to realize that there was much good to be gained by using the results of Edith and Seavers many years of line breeding.
www.pyrenean-journal.com /quibb10.htm   (1410 words)

  
 A Girl of the Limberlost Summary / Study Guide
Elnora Comstock repeatedly compares herself with Freckles; just as he represents Porter's masculine ideal, she achieves the appropriate balance of independence and domesticity.
Porter's approval is indicated by the dedication of A Girl of the Limberlost to her daughter, Jeannette Helen Porter.
Growing up at the edge of the Limberlost Swamp has made her independent, although initially she cares more about formal education than about the knowledge to be gained from nature.
www.enotes.com /girl-limberlost-qn   (144 words)

  
 Limberlost Ltd. - Home
Limberlost Western Red Cedar Furniture is made from clear (knot free), kiln-dried, Canadian Western Red Cedar that is harvested from the moist coastal regions of British Columbia.
Limberlost products are available throughout North America and Europe through distribution facilities in both Canada and the United States.
At Limberlost we are always “Thinking in Generations — not Seasons”.
www.limberlost.on.ca   (205 words)

  
 The Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter
She left the road where it turned south, at the corner of the Limberlost, climbed a snake fence and entered a path worn by her own feet.
Dodging under willow and scrub oak branches she came at last to the faint outline of an old trail made in the days when the precious timber of the swamp was guarded by armed men.
She set up the mirror and once more pulling the ribbon from her hair, she shook the bright mass over her shoulders, tossing it dry in the sunshine.
www.4literature.net /Gene_Stratton_Porter/The_Girl_of_the_Limberlost   (544 words)

  
 Amazon.com: A Girl of the Limberlost: DVD: Burt Brinckerhoff,Joanna Cassidy,Vanessa Nowitzky,Chauncey Leopardi,Daryl ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Early in the 1900s, a rural Indiana girl seeks to get an education and follow her dreams in spite of the obstacles that surround her.
Elnora Comstock’s fascination with nature feeds her desire to get an education, but her widowed mother calls her goal of attending high school a foolish dream.
Elnora finds comfort in the intricate world of the Limberlost and her friendship with wealthy naturalist, Mrs.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000D0YWE?v=glance   (1247 words)

  
 Gene Stratton-Porter's Limberlost Teachers' Workshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It wil focus on Gene Stratton-Porter and the Limberlost Swamp.
The flyer I found for this event indicates that the Integrated Environment Project is connected with (or sponsored by??) The Sierra Club Wetlands Project, The Indianapolis Zoo and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Gross is kind enough to let me write about the Limberlost, in my unofficial capacity.
www.parlorcity.com /secop/workshop.html   (313 words)

  
 Limberlost Lounge - Houghton Lake Casual Dining - Travel Michigan
Limberlost Lounge - Houghton Lake Casual Dining - Travel Michigan
A fun restaurant-bar where families come during the day.
Although Travel Michigan uses reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy and currency of the website Content, it is not represented to be error free.
www.michigan.org /travel/detail.asp?m=7&p=g11337   (91 words)

  
 Masquerade - Limberlost - Memorial Day Weekend 2001
Masquerade - Limberlost - Memorial Day Weekend 2001
Limberlost, Houghton Lake, MI Memorial Day Weekend 2001
These photos were taken at the Limberlost and at the band house in Houghton Lake, MI during Memorial Day Weekend, 2001.
www.masqueradeband.com /look_lmbrlst_memday2001.htm   (37 words)

  
 Limberlost Bed & Breakfast and Bakery, The
In business for seven years, the Bakery at the Limberlost has wholesale,retail, and private accounts.
Turn onto the Highmarket Road at the Hotel Parquet, travel 7 miles to the Page Rd. Turn right onto the Page Rd. and travel 1 mile exactly.
Sign for the Limberlost BandB and Bakery is on the left.
www.lcida.org /jwbakery.html   (136 words)

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