October 6, 2013

Rockwell Mound built by the Middle Woodland Culture

During a trip on the Spoon River Drive I saw a sign that said Rockwell Mound. Always fascinated by historical sites, and especially Native American sites, we make a quick diverge and headed to the mound that today is the location of Rockwell Park. Standing in front of the signs I had to reflect on […]

The Oaks

So, last week I missed out going to the historic town of Petersburg with my mom and sister who ate at The Oaks, a beautiful Italianate Victorian mansion located high on a hill. After missing out on the shopping/dining extravaganza, when my husband and I set out for the Spoon River Drive this past weekend […]