Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Wagnalls Memorial and Das KaffeeHaus von Frau Burkhart Are “Ripping” Reasons to Visit Lithopolis

Mabel Wagnalls Jones was an only child who benefited from many advantages in life. Growing up, she traveled to Paris, studied music in Berlin and Vienna, and lived in New York City, where she went to plays and took art … Continue reading

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Homemade Potato Chips and P. Buckley Moss Prints at Clifton Mill, Wittenberg University’s Weaver Memorial Chapel and The Pennsylvania House in Springfield Added Up to One Reinvigorating Jaunt

The best field trips combine eating, sightseeing and returning home with a long list of things to research. If you had joined me for this past Saturday’s excursion to Clifton Mill, one of the largest water-powered grist mills still in … Continue reading

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