Spotlight: Otis Park — Bedford, Lawrence Co, IN
A gift of newspaperman Fred B. Otis
, May 13, 1937. The mansion was built circa 1865 by William A. Ragsdale
. Pioneer stone worker, Nathan Hall purchased the property in 1875 and named it "Pine Hall." Later it was owned by industrialist Alvin T. Hert. The property was used as a private country club from WW I to 1937. The Second Principal Meridian passes north–south through this gate.