Jacksonville

Prairie Land Tractor Show its all about the buildings

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This year’s antique tractor show in Jacksonville, Illinois was many things, but one of my favorite aspects was the buildings . ┬áThis year they unveiled a new cabin. This lovely cabin even had a poem on the wall outside titled Haskell’s Cabin by John P. Ward. The first stanza reads, “Prairie schooner in the van, […]

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Band Stand at Praire Land Heritage Museum

It is rather beautiful, this bandstand that is part of the grounds of the Prairie Land Heritage site. While visiting the fall steam show, I was struck again by how lovely this structure is. The bandstand was one of three. It was built in 1878 or 1879. The bandstand sat on the grounds of what […]