Highway history

Thorncrown Chapel an architectural wonder dedicated to the glory of God

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Along Highway 62 on the way to Eureka Springs, Arkansas I found one of the most amazing stops of my life, when we stopped to view the Thorncrown Chapel.  This beautiful glass chapel is an architectural wonder set in the Ozark woodland.  The chapel contains 425 windows and over 6,000 square feet of glass.  The […]

The Murals of Marshall

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I was drawn in like a moth to a flame when I saw the sign that said murals on my drive back from Indiana this past March.  Marshall, Illinois is a small town with a big draw, art. There is art all over town and an opera house to boot.  I stopped at a rest […]

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Art and History combine in Morgan County Indiana

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Morgan County Indiana corners the market when it comes to combining art and history.  Sara Broers of Travels  With Sara and I were on a hosted trip and had a chance to see this first hand.  Whether you are talking about the art of making candy at the Candy Factory in Martinsville, where they are […]

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The Sunshine Bridge, a Florida Experience

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The Sunshine  Skyway Bridge is a biggie!  This highway bridge on I-275 near Tampa Bay crosses 29,040 feet which comes out to about 5.5 miles. Held up by cables, this bridge from the distance shines bright gold in the sun and looks a bit like a golden sailboat floating above the bay.  It is easy to […]

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My brush with the Beatles at Walnut Ridge

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Walnut Ridge, Arkansas is a small town with a big story.  It all begins September 18, 1964, when the Beatles made a brief stop in town that now has spanned the years.  Today, visitors can see the image of the FAB four on a mural and more and their brief visit has spiraled (since 2011) […]

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