Doing Time

 Posted by at 12:58 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 292019
 

When railroad and hotel magnate Henry Flagler built his first hotel in St. Augustine, Florida, he didn’t like the idea of the jail being as close as it was to the hotel. So he convinced the city fathers to build a new jail a mile from town in 1891, which he financed. After all, we […]

Union Station

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 302019
 

Kansas City, Missouri’s historic Union Station is a treasure that the citizens of the Paris of the Plains cherish for its place in history as well as its place today as the city’s centerpiece for cultural and entertainment activities. The old railroad depot has seen it all; farm kids coming to the big city for […]

Mar 132017
 

Yesterday, Miss Terry and I got to do two things we always enjoy; we got to meet long time readers Carl and Sandy Greenbaum, and we got to tour a really cool place with a lot of history to it. Carl and Sandy are fulltime RVers who are volunteering at Barberville Pioneer Settlement, which is […]