Monthly Archives: July 2010

And the return home…

We woke up early on Sunday and hit the road just after dawn. We were going to try and hit as many counties as we could and get home by noon so we could relax the rest of the day. … Continue reading

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A Capitol, A Cemetery, and, of course, Courthouses

The plan was simple, get back to Iowa and go to as many courthouses as we could in the southern part of the state. We planned on staying the night at ‘The Forty,’ which is forty acres in Lucas County … Continue reading

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Sidetracked by the St. Louis Cardinals

Leaving Keokuk, we had to cross over to Illinois because the U.S. Highway 61 at the Des Moines River was flooded. We drove due south from Keokuk and crossed into Missouri at Hannibal. After a missed turn, I realized why … Continue reading

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On the way to St. Louis…

So for my birthday, Jami bought us two tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals game. We planned a little vacation that would swing us through the southern two tiers of counties. (A) Des Moines (B) Oskaloosa (C) Ottumwa (D) Keosauqua … Continue reading

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