Prairie Rivers Bed and Breakfast

121 East Prospect Ave, Ottawa, Illinois, 61350-3567, United States | B&B
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A Day to Visit Friends

A travel blog entry by eagle46 on Aug 10, 2014

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A note about last night's campground which reminded me of a song sung by The Limeliters which has the line "The rumble of a distant train puts me back to sleep again". Too bad the rumbling trains were not distant (about a block away) and not only rumbled but frequently blow their whistle. Not a particularly quiet night.

On ...

No Water!?

A travel blog entry by nathanashley on Jul 30, 2014

... I have 28 U.S. states, D.C., Ontario, and Quebec.

When we pulled into the Hickory Hollow campground (just down the road from the KOA), Grandpa went into the office to check-in and was informed that there was a water main break and they had no water. So we ended up back in the same packed-tight KOA as last week, which was even more packed-tight because all ...

Mansions, Memories and Money

A travel blog entry by bounderbulletin on Jul 27, 2014

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... stove shipped in from Germany in 1874, nearby, a microwave!

Sadly, much of the house is in dire need of restoration. But seeing the beauty in the parquet inlay floors, the intricate craftsmanship in the extensive woodwork, the magnificent staircases and marble fireplace hearths gives its visitors a glimpse into the past glory of this home.

Bye for now and stay well.

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Hitting the ground running....

A travel blog entry by sv-hawkswood on Oct 21, 2009

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... It wouldn't budge. The tricky thing here was that we really needed to use some mechanical advantage from the rigging on our boat but at the same time couldn't risk bringing the boat any closer towards the shallows. In the 50 degree day (and water not much warmer), Tom reluctantly donned a wet suit and hopped in. It was nearly noon when he finally managed to pry it loose.

The story continues....

We opted not to leave today since we ...

Return

A travel blog entry by chaletaria on Nov 01, 2008

... French settlers moved west to Missouri (St. Genevieve and St. Louis) but many stayed put. Although British soldiers were posted in Illinois (Fort Dearborn), few settlers arrived as the Crown reserved the territory for native Americans (west of Appalachia). After the Revolution George Rogers Clark tried to claim Illinois County for Virginia (1778), but was persuaded to cede it to the nascent United States in 1783. It then became part of ...

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