Touring the Lincoln-Tallman House in Janesville, WI

Coming from the UK, touring old mansion houses is something I’ve done plenty of.  You may know the drill, standing behind a rope, trying to peer through a doorway with 20 other people all standing on tip toes trying to look over your shoulders.  However, tours at the Lincoln-Tallman House in Janesville, Wisconsin are COMPLETELY different, it lets you experience the house and how life would have been living there.

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What do Henry Ford and the Dickeyville Grotto Have in Common?

Back in the summer, I passed the Dickeyville Grotto in Wisconsin but was unable to stop and I’ve been dying to return and check it out!  Finally I got there on a snowy weekend and it’s pretty awesome!

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Riding The Fourth Street Elevator: Dubuque, IA

When I knew I was moving to Dubuque Iowa, I began researching the area like a tourist.  I saw pictures of the Fourth Street Elevator (aka Fenelon Place Elevator) and put it straight to the top of my new found Iowa bucket list!  Have you visited this quirky Dubuque attraction?

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