Travel Blogs from Franklin
... state and county roads across Illinois. They were quiet peaceful farm roads with little traffic. Lots of hills and a few curves. Had a nice visit with my sister and her family. The pictures from Chester and the Popeye statues are in Facebook. Tomorrow on to visit with my Dad in Benld IL for a couple of days and then on to ...
... JULY 19-Drizzling day and SHAKER DAY. Down the road from us is South Union Shaker Village which was founded in 1807. By 1830 they had constructed 75 buildings mostly brick over the 6000 acres. In this area the member numbers started declining after the Civil War (they did not participate so both sides were against them) plus how can you keep a Village this large going without having your own families and children. By 1922 there were only ...
Tony, Noel and I was out early morning this Saturday looking for a few yard sales trying to find bargains and treasures....and we got hungry. It was about 8am so we stopped at the Red Rooster Cafe..
... long-time sweetheart, June Carter, in Franklin, Kentucky. She was also a famous country singer. Here is a link to a video of them singing together: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcnNb7P nmok
Do you know this song? My kids and I love to sing it together.
479 miles is about 770 kilometers. We have 686 miles (1,104 kilometers) left to go on our virtual run. I'm having so much fun running to you!
Here is some information I found out about it on the web:
RIVER WALK AT MITCH MCCONNELL PARK