This highpoint is near Richmond, Indiana, only about an hours drive
from my mother's house. She and I drove over one fine November day.
The directions in the Holmes book, (first edition), are quite clear
and we found the place easily even though the book directions guide
you there from the south and we approached from the north.
This area looks much like anywhere else in Central Indiana. Gently
rolling farmland peppered with farm buildings and woodlots. You walk
about 50 paces along a fence row off the county road and then turn
right into the edge of a woodlot, crossing the fence by way of a
stile. Standing on the highpoint you can look around and see any
number of other slight rises on the landscape that look just as high.
There is a stone cairn on the highpoint, a wooden marker and a
Keep in mind this is private property. Make sure your
visit is short and low-impact.