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Continued to drive south on Great River Road along Mississippi through Illinois....corn, soy, corn, soy...ugh! flat, not pretty. Interesting stop though. Had read about Nauroo, Ill. Big Mormon settlement in late 1800s. Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, etc. Huge temple. Mormons have restored and sunk alot of money into town tor restoration and pilgrimages. I texted Doug Bailey a photo ...
... did not know that Mark Twain had written so many books and that he drew so much from his childhood experiences and as an adult researching by going/doing. Also his families history gave a great insight into life at that time. fascinating stuff! There were also several other houses in the downtown area that were lived in by people when Samuel lived there and found their way into his books.
While I was in the 'gallery' I met a group of Australians who were also following ...
... Titanic sank. We then stopped at a Walgreens to pick up some allergy meds for Dave and returned back to our room for the evening. Packed up all of our stuff to get ready to move on tomorrow. Tonight we were the only ones in the B&B all the other rooms were empty. However Dave and I think there was one unregistered guest. When we awoke in the morning the travel cooler which plugs ...
... several of the local attractions. The trolley took us to the Mark Twain Cave, Sawyer's Creek, Rockcliffe Mansion and of course the trolley depot. He also suggested side trips we can take on our own.
We drove back out to the cave. Mark Twain Cave documentation says the cave was discovered in the winter of 1819-1820 when Jack Simms and his dog when on a hunting trip. His dog chased a panther, which a sport in those days, into a small opening on the side of ...
... the shower only trickled. Dave messed with it a bit and it started to work better so I stepped into the tub and guess what? The shower stopped, I called the front desk and the owner came up to check it out. Apparently when the kitchen down stairs is doing the dishes it effects the showers. So after waiting for a bit I finally got my shower finished.
Good night and God bless all our blog readers and the great people who entertained us tonight.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center