October 2016

Pike County's Civil War Flag & Historic Museums!

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The 3rd weekend of October is a special time in Illinois’s Pike County. The Fall Color Drive brings visitors to this county known for their large white-tail deer population.  While that is a draw, I also found that the county and Pittsfield in particular has a lot of history. With field work almost wrapped up,we took the […]

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Fall Harvest Auction Brings

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Auctions offer an opportunity to obtain items you are looking for, they are a social experience a chance to see old friends and they offer an opportunity to see rare and different old iron. This was true at the recent Fall Harvest Auction held  October 21 and 22, 2016 at Aumann Auctions in Nokomis, Illinois.  […]

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Peace and Tranquility at the Red Cedar Lodge

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Picture a full kitchen that you can cook in, a deck looking out on the Cedar River, a path that leads to the water, a fireplace,  a master bedroom, bedroom and loft and you get an idea of what the Red Cedar Lodge has to offer.   There are three lovely log-sided cabin vacation rentals that offer room […]

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