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Julie Brown

Julie Brown is a small town girl at heart who is happiest when she has trail dust on her hiking boots and an Oler’s margarita in her glass. Julie loves a good story and the people who tell them.

You can follow Julie on her personal blog, where she is living like someone left the gate open at TheOpenGate.blog, and she is on Instagram, @The.Open.Gate.  You can also send her an email!

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My Recent Articles

The Most Magical Afternoon in Hancock County

What if you could attend only one local event each year, what would it be? For me, the answer is easy. I would mark my calendar for early March and spend

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What no one tells you about Mt. Blanchard

Pop quiz. Which of these rural legends do you believe?Johnny Appleseed owned land in Mt. Blanchard. A soldier from the Revolutionary War is buried in Mt. Blanchard. The most tragic love story in

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The Great Hancock County Pie Quest

“The challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to find the best piece of pie in Hancock County.” Since no one has ever accused us of turning down a challenge—or

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