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A Little Bit of Heaven…in Davenport, Iowa

(Photo at the entrance of the now dismantled garden) A Little Bit of Heaven—Bartlett Joshua “B.J.” Palmer  1881-1964   Folk art environment and rock garden Davenport, Iowa  |   dismantled in 1981, traces remain While running the risk of sounding like a broken record –…

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E.T. Wickham

This slide show has been graciously shared by Arlen Schlibig.  It is an amazing documentation of a site that has unfortunately fallen into disrepair, I feel lucky to get to see this environment in it’s original glory…thanks, Arlen. To see more photos of this Tennessee…

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Midland Hotel

Midland Hotel 414 S Saline (26th) Street  |  Wilson, KS  |  (785) 658-2284 Built in 1899, and most recently restored in 2003, the Wilson Hotel is a beautiful native limestone building with comfortable mission-style furnishings, built near the railroad tracks.  This is important to note,…

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Some Roadside Attractions in Kansas

If you have ever caught the KCPT Public Television series, “Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations,”  you know that not all of their stops include self-taught art and visionary sites.  At times there are visits to some of the places your dad wouldn’t stop on those…

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Around Sheboygan

Sheboygan is one of those towns that you keep expecting to hear Frank Capra yell “Cut!”  It is such a clean place, that they have 2 vacuum repair stores on the same block.  The signage is great, the breakfasts (and taverns) even better.  The Stephanie…

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