antiques

wagon history

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I don’t know about you, but I love to tour, stay and see old mansions.  When there is a cool agricultural story to go with it, all the better! The Redstone Inn in Dubuque, Iowa is a fifteen-room inn built in 1894.  The Inn was built by Augustine Cooper of Cooper Wagon Works for his daughter Elizabeth.  […]

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Blackhawk and Arrow Rock

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Are you drawn in when you see a sign saying Historic Town along the highway?  I sure am!  When I saw the sign for historic Blackwater, and later Arrow Rock, I was hooked!  On my way to Kansas City, Kansas for a hosted trip, I had a bit of extra time and my curiosity got […]

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Shopping and dining in Pulakski County

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Pulaski County Missouri is famous for its beautiful outdoors.  While you may already love the area for the Gasconade and Big Piney Rivers, I fell in love with the little shops and antique stores while on a hosted trip in Mid-September.  My friend Janna Seiz and I headed south and shopped and ate our way […]

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Kansas City

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On a hosted trip to Kansas City, Kansas I learned a bit of agricultural history.  While in the magical land of Kansas, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz found its way into most of our stops. Read on and learn about our wonderful visit.  See where farming and the Tin man intersect! The Grinter Place […]

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Pardeeville and Pontiac

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Labor Day may be over, but the celebration still lives on in my memory!  Fun at Pardeeville & Pontiac remain! Plans began last year when our friend Art Woodward invited us to come to Pardeeville Car Show. This was the 15th year for the show.  While this is primarily a car show,  they also have […]

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