Grace Bedell wrote to Abraham Lincoln suggesting that he should have whiskers. On Lincoln's way to Washington following his election to the presidency,he went to visit Grace to show he let his whiskers grow for her and then he kissed her. Grace Bedell moved 3.5
This marker shows the route taken in the Delphos area by Captain Zebulon Pike and his exploring party during his 1806 expedition. On September 29, 1806, Pike held council with the Pawnee and had the Spanish flag taken down and the U.S. flag hoisted.
Pick up a self tour guide at the Chamber and follow the Red Posts. We have the National Prairie Tour where you can expect a lot of intriguing sights, on the "Bohemian Hills Tour", witness the rolling hills and give credit to the immigrants of Austria-Hungary who settled here in the 1870's, there'