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April 19, 2018

A few days ago Edward Finnell sent me a wonderful excerpt from a book written by Mildred B. Midjaas about Rockwood, Illinois, home of the Tuthill chair factory.

Click image above to read the story of our Tuthill chair.

Excerpt from:

Rockwood - Forgotten Glory


Mildred B....

April 16, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018 the Collinsville Historic Preservation Commission was awarded the Historic Preservation Recognition Award by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for excellent volunteer work in Historic Preservation regarding the...

April 7, 2018

We are excited to learn that the Collinsville Historic Preservation Commission will receive an award from the Daughters of the American Revolution on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  

The award honors our work, dedication, and efforts in the preservation and re...

April 1, 2018

Into the past we travel to learn about the old days and ways of preparedness for planting and sowing ~


"Sweet spring has come, sweet spring has come,

Her steps are on the hills;

She fills the air with singing birds,

She clothes the earth with living gre...

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There Will Be Pumpkins ~

June 2, 2020

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