Historical Travel

Museums, historical sites, historic figures

Take in Fun Fall Festivals!

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Here in Central Illinois fun fall festivals abound. I am sure the same is true where you are. Check your local newspaper or Facebook to see what is happening in your neck of the woods! What can you find? Cemetery Walks I attended the fascinating “Walk Through Oak Ridge Cemetery.” Actors at Oak Ridge Cemetery […]

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African American History Museum

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This African American History Museum offers authentic stories about African-American life in Central Illinois. Located on Monument Avenue, my friend Suzette Starr and I ventured to the Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum this past Friday. I have been meaning to visit this museum for quite a while. I met up with Kevia […]

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Pana's  Treasures

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A couple years ago, my friend Annie and I started meeting once a month or so to get together and play local tourists. Today we met in Pana, Illinois and discovered some awesome sites that qualify as Pana’s Treasures! Anderson Prairie Annie and I were thrilled when we saw a place to hike in Pana. […]

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Kellys Island

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Is there anywhere as lovely as the Lake Erie Islands? Perhaps, but beautiful Kelleys Island is a place to fall in love with. And I surely loved my hosted trip, to this “Ocean in the Midwest”! Thank you Jill Bauer and Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands! Traveling with Sara Broers of Travel With Sara we stayed […]

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Perry'sVictory and International peace memorial

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When was the last time you found a vacation spot by watching pictures on Twitter? Katrina Reed of Miller Boat Line Ferry posted lovely photos of Put-in-Bay island. The photos were so magical they made me want to visit! When Jill Bauer of Lake Erie Shores & Islands offered to host Sara Broers of Travel […]

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