Friday, April 24, 2009 - About 7:30 pm -We had just got back from a family walk at the Winnebago County Forest Preserve when
Our friends, Jeannie and Dell, live there and he also picked up a gallon of primer hardener at
Dell drove us along the 18 mile long peninsula which protrudes in a northerly direction splitting Grand Traverse bay into east and west arms. It sits on the 45th parallel [half way between the North Pole & the Equator] and sheltered from major winds by the east and west points of the bay, the area had long been home to bands of Ottawa. We got out and took pictures of the Old Mission Lighthouse, Hesler Log House, and the beach.
The Hesler house is a rare surviving log house dating from the early settlement of the
The wind was brisk and the temperature cold. It was hard to believe that we left Durand on Friday at 80o F and arrived the next day at
We drove back downtown and went to a few shops.
Illinois Virtual Tollway Map This map shows where the tollway is, mile markers, cost of tollway and oasis locations. The Illinois Tollway grants a 7-day grace period to pay your missed toll.
It was great seeing Jeannie and Dell again!
Thanks for showing us such a great time.