Architecture

Million Dollar Courthouse

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The Million Dollar Courthouse is located in Carlinville, Illinois. Building on this beautiful courthouse began in 1869 and was completed in 1870. They built an architectural wonder, but it sunk the county 1.3 million in debt and would 40 years to pay it off. My daughter Allie and I loved our tour that Andrea Duncan, […]

Christian county

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I stopped at the Lincoln Statue”The Last Stop” a few weeks ago on the Taylorville, Illinois Square. After that stop, I was left with a desire to see the courthouse where Abraham Lincoln served in Christian County. To do that, a trip to the Christian County Society and Museum was in order. The grounds offered […]

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Meridian Mississippi

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There is a lot of good things about Meridian, Mississippi! The first would be the Soule Steam Feed Works Industrial Heritage Museum, the last intact steam engine factory. The second would be Weidman’s restaurant, which we heard is the oldest restaurant in the state. Both wonderful experiences I had this past February. Soule Steam Feed […]

Carthage & Beyond            The Eads -Mansell-Sudduth House

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Who doesn’t love a historic house? The story of the Eads-Mansell Sudduth House which is located in Carthage, Mississippi is quite a fascinating one. Our trip here all started in North Little Rock! The back story! A while back, my husband Keith and I traveled to North Little Rock to play tourists. In North Little […]

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Luxe at the Goldmoor Inn!

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The Goldmoor Inn is tucked away in the hills south of charming Galena, Illinois. This castle like Inn exudes romance and it was the perfect place to celebrate our 39th anniversary! We were hosted for this amazing experience! The Drive The drive itself was a fun experience once we left the highway and took the […]