My family had stopped to get gas in early July of 2008 in downtown Palmyra, and we had seen the amazing Marian County Courthouse, so that is why I came back. Why I never posted these pictures is unknown to… Continue Reading
Downtown Palmyra is typical of many small county seats: an abundance of Italianate storefronts of about two stories high that were built in clusters so they create a “street wall” along Main Street. What is fun to see is how… Continue Reading
Heading south down the Mississippi River, I realized that I had never posted all of my photographs of Palmyra from July of 2008, having only done one post on the churches of the county seat of Marion County. But it’s… Continue Reading
Updated August of 2020 with names of churches. The church above is the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ; below is St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church. Below, this is the First Baptist Church of Palmyra. I am intrigued by the… Continue Reading
Update: See more here and finally here are better photos of the courthouse, twelve years after they were originally taken. Palmyra deserves more attention in the future.