Agricultural

Swiss Heritage

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Who doesn’t love history?  I do and a trip to the Swiss Heritage Historical Village and Museum was right on my radar!  When Keith and I headed to the Portland area we made a beeline for the museum before they closed. This cool Swiss Village began around 1985.  It is home to northern Indiana’s largest […]

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Jay County

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Keith and I went to Jay County for the Tri-State Gas, Engine & Tractor Association Inc. show and saw so much more!  Connecting with Gyneth Ausburger Director of the Jay County Visitor & Tourism Bureau, she cooked up lots of fun plans. Before heading to Portland, we stopped at the Swiss Heritage Village in Berne, […]

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Illinois State Fair

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Who doesn’t love the Illinois State Fair?  Linda Spanberger does!  She was in town on August 8, 2018 visiting me when I received the media advisory abouy the dedication of the Illinois Statehood Forever Stamp and the unveiling of the Butter Cow.  So, we started making plans! Arriving in plenty of time to park, we […]

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Historic Collinsville

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Have you ever had a dream that you wanted to see come to fruition?  That is the story behind Historic Collinsville.  JoAnn and Glenn Weakly created Historic Collinsville after Joanne saw a need for children to learn about history hands on. Keith and I are honored we got to visit with this magnetic couple on […]

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Case

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Every year in Greenville, Illinois at the American Farm Heritage Museum grounds there is an annual tractor show. This year Sheppard and Case  tractors were the featured brands.  Keith and I stopped in on our way out-of-town and we enjoyed seeing some beautiful tractors. Under the Sheppard tent was a very cool ad for a […]

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