Darlington Woods, Indiana

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Darlington Woods
Unincorporated community
Darlington Woods is located in Montgomery County, Indiana
Darlington Woods
Darlington Woods
Location in Montgomery County
Coordinates: 40°07′11″N 86°48′19″W / 40.11972°N 86.80528°W / 40.11972; -86.80528Coordinates: 40°07′11″N 86°48′19″W / 40.11972°N 86.80528°W / 40.11972; -86.80528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Montgomery
Township Franklin
Elevation[1] 784 ft (239 m)
GNIS feature ID 433319[2]

Darlington Woods is an Unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Indiana, United States, and encompasses an area east of CR 400 East, south of CR 570 North, south to CR 400 North and CR 700 East. The woods basically follows the Sugar Creek corridor.

History[edit]

Darlington Woods was a popular hunting spot for residents of the town of Darlington. Deer, pheasant, quail, rabbit, etc. are all plentiful in the area. The Darlington Covered Bridge resides on the southern edge of the wood and was built in 1868.

During the depression, many hobos who rode the Pennsylvania Rail Road-Vandalia line, which passed through Darlington, would build camps in the wood. Several of these people were ill or drunkards. Many of them died in the woods. To this day, it is believed that Darlington Woods is inhabited by spirits and ghosts. Paranormal activity is regularly reported in this area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Darlington Woods". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.