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Fall and Halloween season has arrived and that means it’s once again time for a spooktacular experience at SoIN’s oldest and scariest haunted house.

New Albany’s historic and legendary Culbertson Mansion is transforming its Carriage House in the backyard into a “fang-tastic” experience known as

National #PretendToBeATimeTraveler day is December 8th! Celebrate by taking a trip back in time right here in #southernIndiana.

Here are some of the spots where you can discover the local past and the history of the world!

Falls of the Ohio State Park

Fossils in Falls of the Ohio State Park.

Two people looking up in awe at a dinosaur fossil in the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center.

Travel back 390 million years and hike on

Ask a child to name a big fossil, and they’ll probably give you the name of a dinosaur like T. rex, Diplodocus, or Triceratops.

How many times will someone say a coral or sponge? Probably never – unless they have visited the fossil beds at the Falls of the Ohio.

Fossil beds at the Falls of the Ohio

A few fossils at the Falls can