Architecture

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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travel book

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As most of my readers know, I always have a book in my hand, whether on the road or at home.  My latest read is Brian Nelson’s a World Worth Seeing.  I received the book to review. I must say, I read it from cover to cover.  I am always interested in hearing how someone else […]

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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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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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