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Not a bad run compared to tomorrows trip - as we arrived early and before we could book in we went into down town Springfield and visited The Abraham Lincoln Museum - they may only have a short past compared to ours but they are very good at presenting it ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springfiel d,_Illinois http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.co m/Lincoln/Museum/ Glad we made the visit - especially as the Motel was out of the way, although clean and comfortable I wasn't ...
... Route 66. Unfortunately it is only open at weekends. In Mt Olive I stopped at the restored Soulsby Station which has a large number of Shell and Route 66 memorabilia inside. I followed this stretch of the route to Staunton where the early route and the 1930s route converge and turned around to take the route back to Springfield. Along the way I was able to take the 1940-1977 version of Route 66 through ...
... columns representing the number of states in the Union when he became president. You then walk through a winding corridor to the inner vault which contains a huge fossilized marble tombstone (the actual casket is buried securely 10 ft underground), and a wall vault containing the remains of his wife, and three off his four children (who did not survive past childhood). Back outside we made our way to Bill Shea's ...
... we stopped at Macca's for coffee and WiFi, to find a hotel for the night. Our limit is roughly $70, $60 is better as that's an even 20 each. We could go cheaper but no-one really wants to after Lincoln.
We find a La Quinta at an outer suburb of St Louis and book online, then head out there. I have mailed work asking for a copy of my license and am hopeful that tomorrow we can get me on as a driver.
... Louisiana today! (Both in Missouri) The scenery is great, spring has sprung here, with that very special green you only see at this time. So, we stop at Stark Bros, a beautiful nursery in an impressive looking old building in Louisiana, Missouri. We find out the building isn't an old school or government building as we suspected, but actually the Starks own seed research building. Turns out they've been in operation here since ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking