Located at the Corner of Combs
and West Main Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
April 30, 2020
You may wonder what the D.D. Collins House has in common with that wascally wabbit, Bugs Bunny.
Click image to visit our carrot patch.
April 30th is the day we honor Bugs Bunny because it is when he first appeared on the big screen in the 1938 short film, "Porky's Hare...
April 12, 2020
To continue with a bit of old-time entertainment, accented with a dash of education, we present an excerpt from a book published in 1856, "A Grammar of Ornament."
Click the image for a PDF of the entire book excerpt.
The fascinating aspect of this book is tha...
March 22, 2020
We'll not call it a medicinal cure per se, but a contribution to add to a growing list of ways to while away the hours when "stuck" at home (good medicine for young and old alike).
Although we're closed for a short while,
we can still have fun as we sit out for a sp...
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