Midwest Travel: Hometown Of A Comedy Legend
Just over the border into Indiana sits the town of Vincennes. The relatively small community boasts a big name as its favorite son. Comedian Red Skelton hailed from Vincennes and, if you visit, you can learn a lot about his life and career. An interactive museum shows off props from some of his most favorite characters.
Freelance travel writer Mary Bohlen wrote about that and more history Vincennes has to offer in the latest Illinois Times. It also features home of a former president and has ties to the American Revolution. Bohlen talks with WUIS' Sean Crawford: