Category Archives: Museums

Avery Island, Tabasco Factory Tour, Jungle Gardens

November 28, 2018 Who here hasn’t heard of Tabasco Sauce? I expect the answer is very, very few. Well, EVERY bottle of Tabasco Sauce that you have ever seen in person or movies was bottled on Avery Island in New … Continue reading

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Arkansas Post

November 13-14, 2018 Arkansas Post Museum John went to this one on his own while Holly huddled in a heated camper with a head cold. (Too cold, not going! Such a wimp – but a warm, happy wimp.) For those … Continue reading

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Wilson’s Creek, Missouri

October 27, 2018 As far as Civil War battles go, this one was small, although the dead, wounded, and missing would beg to differ – if they could. After First Bull Run (also known as First Manassas), this was the … Continue reading

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Mark Twain Museum and Boyhood Home

October 17, 2018 Our trip to Hannibal was all about a love story: the love of a town; the love of river; love of a girl; and the love of a good story. The first stop on our visit to … Continue reading

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Mark Twain Birthplace State Historical Site

October 13, 2018 Samuel Clemens, AKA Mark Twain, is one of America’s iconic writers. But there’s always more to the famous man or woman than his or her fame. Who was Samuel Clemens?

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Cahokia Mounds State Historical Park

October 10, 2018 Cahokia Mounds is an incredible park that has been on our must see list for a long time. Even their front doors are incredible – although they are now permanently locked and have been replaced by “conventional” … Continue reading

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Melvin Price Lock & Dam

October 8, 2018 We spent a very enjoyable day at the Melvin Price Lock & Dam. We also took an awesome tour conducted by a very high energy volunteer guide. The locks and dams along the upper Mississippi River are … Continue reading

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