Union City, Indiana: Hang on Sloopy Meets the Amish

A small restaurant with an Amish horse and buggy out front displays memorabilia from the McCoys, who recorded "Hang On Sloopy" in 1965.

Bouser's Barn

Address:
1300 W. Chestnut St., Union City, IN
Directions:
Bouser's Barn. On the west edge of town, on the north side of Hwy 32/W. Chestnut St. The restaurant is small, so keep an eye out for the Amish horse and buggy out front.
Phone:
765-964-6259
Admission:
Free
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Amish buggy.

Hang on Sloopy meets the Amish

Bouser's Barn in Union City is a little family restaurant that serves country-style food. There's an Amish horse-and-buggy in the parking lot, and the interior is decorated with memorabilia about the McCoys, who recorded "Hang On Sloopy" and were from Union City.

[Kitsa, 08/20/2012]

The history of the song Hang On Sloopy is almost as enigmatic as its title (Look it up on the interwebs if you have time). It was a No. 1 hit in 1965, and currently is the official rock song of the state of Ohio.


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