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A little boy picks out crayons and coloring sheets on the counter of the Magic Wand Restaurant in Churubusco, Indiana. A clown with a balloon hangs above the counter and a dessert display full of pies stands under it.


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Magic Wand Restaurant #2

A young customer picks out some crayons and coloring sheets at Magic Wand. When I was his age, a lot of restaurants in Indiana had stuff like this for kids to do while they waited for their food, but few places do so anymore.

Magic Wand is a little restaurant across the street from the IGA grocery store in the small town of Churubusco, Indiana. The entire inside of the place is decorated with clowns!

When I was young, my family often went camping at Chain-O-Lakes State Park. We had to drive through Churubusco to get there, and we usually stopped for lunch and ice cream at Magic Wand. The place hasn't changed much in the last 30 years!





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