1842 Barn

1842 Barn

The Garfield Farm and Inn Museum in Campton Hills, IL, is a Registered Historic Place in Kane County, Illinois. The property is a 375-acre farmstead, centered on an inn that served teamsters and the nearby community during the 1840s. It is currently a museum offering a variety of educational and

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Fishtown

Fishtown

The Leland River connects Lake Leelanau with Lake Michigan, and the short expanse between its 12-foot waterfall and the mouth of the river serves as a natural harbor. Long called Carp River by locals, the river was rapidly employed by early settlers in the 19th century as a commercial fishing

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Edwards Place - Springfield, IL

Edwards Place

Edwards Place is the home of the Springfield Art Association, a longstanding community visual art education organization in Illinois’ capital city. But it is also the oldest home in Springfield, built in 1833 by Thomas Houghan. In 1843 it was purchased by Benjamin Edwards, a prominent local attorney and youngest

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Chase Stone Barn

Chase Stone Barn

The Daniel E. Krause Stone Barn (also known as the Chase Stone Barn), is a historic barn in the town of Chase in Oconto County, Wisconsin. Designed by farmer Daniel E. Krause and built by stonemason William Mensenkamp, the barn has become renowned for its historical significance. Built of fieldstone,

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Cana Island Lighthouse - Jim Connolly

Cana Island Lighthouse

The Cana Island Lighthouse, operated by the Door County Maritime Museum, has been nestled on the shore of Lake Michigan for more than 140 years. This 89-foot-tall light tower on an 8.7-acre island, includes the original home of the lighthouse keeper and his family, and the oil house where fuel

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Badger II

Badger II

The Pullman Company built this wooden car for the Wisconsin Fish Commission as “Badger #2” in September 1913. It was designed with a steel underframe and fitted with steel tanks to carry fish to remote locations around the state to restock streams and rivers. The car would be stopped on

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Al. Ringling Theatre

Al. Ringling Theatre

The Al. Ringling Theatre in Baraboo, Wisconsin, first raised its curtains on November 1915 and has been operating continuously ever since. Designed by the architectural firm Rapp and Rapp, it was funded by Albert Ringling, one of the famous Ringling Brothers Circus Entrepreneurs, for $100,000. The theatre has featured performances

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Arrow Rock Sites House

IOOF Lodge, Masonic Lodge, Sites House & Gun Shop

Founded in 1829 on the flint-bearing bluffs overlooking the Missouri River Valley near a ferry crossing of the Santa Fe Trail, the historic Village of Arrow Rock boomed in the early 19th century, but with the shift of the river, two devastating fires, and an economy that depended heavily on

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