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Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps

19-342 miles from State & Madison

A remarkable collection of Depression era Adirondack style architecture exists throughout Illinois State and County Parks.

AR HP OA PH WK

Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Part 2

Lincoln Highway

43-150 miles from State & Madison

Motor across the mythical Lincoln Highway from St. Charles, Illinois to Clinton, Iowa.

AR HM HP PH

County Courthouses I

56-171 miles from State & Madison

Discover older county courthouses in Illinois and Wisconsin featuring grand architecture and something else more in these bastions of 19th and early 20th century justice.

AR, HP

 

County Courthouses II

45-190 miles from State & Madison

More older county courthouses in Indiana and Michigan featuring grand architecture and more.

AR, HP

 

Carnegie Libraries

40-130 miles from State & Madison

Explore nearby locales in the four state area near Chicago where early 20th century philanthropy brought culture and knowledge home.

AR, HP


AM Art Museum
AN Antiques
AR Architecture
BG Botanic Garden
BT Bike Trails
CA Camping
GA Galleries
HM History Museum
HP Historic Preservation
MU Music
OA Outdoor Activities
PH Photogenic
SM Science Museum
TH Theater
WK Walking/Hiking


Looking for Tonto, Part 1

96-148 miles from State & Madison

Few Native Americans, but a great anthropology museum, arboretum and botanical gardens.

BG HM OA WK

Looking for Tonto, Part 2

93-139 miles from State & Madison

The Guys finally find a remarkable archaelogical site and more..

BG HM OA WK

 

Davenport, Iowa

177 miles from State & Madison

Two outstanding museums and a few other delights are here.

AM, BG, HM, SM

Dubuque, Iowa

180 miles from State & Madison

A great river museum and acquarium, a city park enhanced by outstanding WPA constructions, and historic buildings too numerous to mention.

AM, HM, HP

 

Getty Villa, Malibu, California

2,050 miles from State & Madison

A mind-boggling recreation of the Villa dei Papiri in (where else?) California.

AM

 

Lotusland, Montecito, California

2,094 miles from State & Madison

If visiting LA, here is a great diversion for less than a tank of gas.

BG

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