Thursday, September 24, 2009

Our Trip in Sept. 2009

Jan & Gretchen at Big Spring, Missouri
The water just bubbles out of the ground.
We also went to Big Spring, Missouri by Van Buren, Missouri
this spring gives out
159 to 800 million gallons of water a day.
The spring would fill a football stadium in a day.
So beautiful there.
Gretchen found cotton growing behind our motel in Missouri
Southern Illinois where the Mississippi & Ohio Rivers come together down by Cairo, Illinois
Giant City State Park in Makanda, Illinois
On top of the mound, you can see forever--you can see St. Louis, Missouri
We went to Cahokia Mounds State Park in Collinsville, Illinois--we climbed that mound.
We went to Springfield, Illinois to Abraham Lincoln's home.
Sunset on the Mississippi River
Nauvoo Temple
Jan in Nauvoo, Illinois by the sunstone by Nauvoo Temple.
Our Friend, Ora Mae May in Nauvoo, Illinois--yes she is dressed in period clothing
Jan at Hannibal, Illinois on the Mississippi River.
We went to Hannibal, Illinois where Samuel Clemens home & fence
were on the Mississippi River.Gretchen & Jan the next day at Adam ondi Ahman, MOSunset at Adam ondi AhmanJan at Adam ondi Ahman, MOIn a town called Jamesport, MO by Adam ondi Ahman. There are quite a few Amish people and they do not use cars as you can see. These children were on their way home from their store.Far West, MissouriLiberty Jail in Liberty, Missouri
Latter-day Saint visitors center in Independence, MO

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