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Claire Enjoys Autumn in Mineral Point
Claire says fall and the lead-up to Halloween is her favorite stretch of the year in Wisconsin. In talking with
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Emily Dickinson’s Room in Claire’s Apartment
  Not only does Claire own everything written by and about Miss Emily, she has a replica bedroom dedicated to
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Claire, the Poet of Mineral Point
On the 3rd floor of this building, a reclusive and introverted poetress lived and may still reside. The locals don’t
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Grant’s Later Years, His Death, and Grant’s Tomb
    The great general developed throat cancer from those thousands of cigars, and the end wasn’t comfortable. After his
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US Grant and the Family in Galena
After the Civil War the city of Galena gave this beautiful house to Grant and his family as a way
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A Fine Labor Day in Galena, Illinois
From Freeport, IL, where I’m staying, I drove west 55 miles to Galena. Thought it would be rainy, but by
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Sadness, Both of Us Are Sad
  Isn’t this such an emotional photo? Found it on Facebook, from a lady in Turkey. You can imagine, and
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Speaking of Lamps and Lanterns . . . .
On a tour of a historic home in Waupaca, Wisconsin, the tour guide showed us a small, round lantern, about
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Final Thoughts for Now About Freya
Meals with Freya were like none anyone could ever imagine. She often caught enough chubs from the brook to make
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Freya at Her Bull Brook Stone Home
  As I walked those eerie steps to look into her cabin, I had no idea what I’d see. Her
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