Travel Blogs from Granite City
... an excellent tour of the
dam, the locks, and how they function to allow towboats with up to 15 barges to pass through. The Mississippi was at
flood stage and will be for the next week or so especially if more rain falls
as is expected. Following this I went
to the Lewis and Clark Historic Site and Interpretive Center in Hartford IL and caught a guided tour of a replica Camp Dubois which was constructed on the site. Camp Dubois ...
... them while listening to the Gospel on Saturday night regarding the man who found a treasure in a field as well as the "pearl of great price". The reason I thought of them in the middle of Mass was because I see them as two people who really are treasures and valuable pearls not only to one another but also to us in the Del Webb community
I will now try to save the draft, check it for errors, add pictures and then send it along its merry way.
With the help of the St. Louis City Engineer, a street grid was laid out with streets listed in alphabetic order plus numbered streets, and the only exception being Niedringhaus Avenue.
The Niedringhaus family required that its employees live in the town. Houses were purchased with Niedinghaus mortgages. Unlike Pullman, however, they did not exert major control over the day-to-day lives of their employees and left the government of the city up to ...
... gooey butter cake' and told about the point that we were asked 'what flavour would you like, we have 12?' She spouted the kind of **** that cemented the tourist stickers we each had on our foreheads.... However we now had two slices of cake..... Regular and Raspberry & White Chocolate. Both were delicious, but there is something to be said for the chunks of fresh raspberry and white chocolate with lashings of butter and sugar. From there we walker to Soulard Market, by now ...
Rainy start, cleared and about 6 hours later we arrived in the St. Louis area. We are actually staying in Collinsville, Illinois(on the map), just east of St. Louis.
Lots of media talk about Tim Tebow and the New Orleans Saints team.
Remember the big snowstorm in Flagstaff we avoided by driving through to Albuquerque.
We wouldn't have known about the forecast if Debbie, Stephen's first wife, who ...
Other places to stay in Granite City
709 East Chain Of Rocks Road, Granite City | Motelfrom $29