Dramatic light framed the ruins of Cahokia, from Monk’s Mound above to other mounds arranged around the main plaza.
While looking at the Miner’s Institute, I wandered up and down the streets of downtown Collinsville. It is a beautiful, well-preserved and occupied area, and points to Collinsville’s history as a major town in the Metro East, sitting just above… Continue Reading
I was invited over to Collinsville two Saturdays ago by Mike and Tami Springer, two residents who are working with others to restore and reopen the historic Miner’s Institute, a longtime institution in the city’s downtown. Work is in progress… Continue Reading