Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau

Agricultural History in Southern IL

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When I learned that there was a historic agricultural tour taking place in Southern Illinois from Carol Hoffman of the Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau, I was hooked and knew I had to go. Amy Erickson of SI Treasure Tours (front and center in the picture) teamed up with Professor and author Jane Adams (far right) […]

Illinois Iron Furnace, a one of a kind history in the Shawnee National Forest

Last year I came close to seeing the iron furnace, but no cigar! The road to the furnace looked like it was running out of pavement and there was a big dip that we would have to cross, Rose Hammitt, my travel buddy and I chickened out and never made it that trip south. This […]