Logansport is a lovely city in Cass County, Indiana, United States of America. The city is located in the north of the state, near Wabash, Lafayette and Eel and it is the county seat of Cass County. Logansport has in present an area of 9 square miles and a population of about 18,000 residents. Logansport was founded in 1826 and was named for Captain Logan, a soldier that fought in the War of 1812. His real name was James Renick Logan. The economy of the town relies on a few companies that offer employment for most of the residents: Tyson Fresh Meats, Memorial Hospital, Wallmart and Total Electronics. Faimos residents that used to live or still live in Logansport are the patriarch of the Bush family, Samuel P. Bush, author Helen Thornton Geer, actor Greg Kinnear, politician William Patton Thornton and artist George Winter.
Top Attractions within Logansport
Spencer Park Dentzel Carousel is a landmark of Logansport since 1987. There are just three carousels of this type on the territory of the United States of America, one in Mississippi and one in Indianapolis, this is why this one in Logansport is so cared for. It has all its original parts and it is beautifully kept. It can be admired in Riverside Park.
Iron Horse Museum is one of the most interesting museums in Logansport and it is one of a kind in the area. If you want to admire art items made of iron, some belonging to international artists and some to local artists, visit this attraction. Take a guided tour and enjoy every minute of it.
Logansport Golf Course is the public golf course of the city. This 18-hole course has about 6,000 yards and it is opened to pros and to beginners. You can take lessons here or simply train your abilities. Visit it at 20 Cedar Island Drive in Logansport and enjoy a nice and relaxing day within it.