TRAVEL SCRAPBOOK OF
Sara and Mack
CONTINUE EXPLORING THE U.S.A.
49 STATES COMPLETED
May 19-31, 2001
4,382 miles of driving
VINITA, OKLAHOMA -- McDonald's World's Largest Glass House
Eating place on the bridge with vehicles running past below.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI -- The Gateway Arch (630 feet tall)
75 feet taller than the Washington Monument
The isometric view of the Arch
Mack leans against the Arch structure.
One of the small trams inside the Arch carrying passengers to the top.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI -- The Old Courthouse
Inside the dome of the Old Courthouse
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI -- The Old Cathedral
Inside the Old Cathedral
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI -- Delicious, jumbo shrimp dinner
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS -- The home of Abraham Lincoln
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS -- The Abraham Lincoln Tomb
The burial chamber of Abraham Lincoln
NEW SALEM, ILLINOIS -- Abraham Lincoln's boyhood home site
Mary Anderson (left) and Mack were schoolmates.
The Clyde Smith family with whom we stayed overnight
Slugger Museum/baseball bat factory
Mack double-checks the umpire's next call.
Mack's own personalized baseball bat
KENTUCKY -- Typical bluegrass horse farm with white fences
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY -- State Capitol
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY -- The State's Floral Clock
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY -- The Buffalo Trace Distillery
The scene of the Buffalo Trace Distillery
DANVILLE, KENTUCKY -- School for the Deaf's Jacobs Hall.
Sara's grandmother and great-grandmother attended there.
Kentucky School for the Deaf Museum
Archie Harris, a mathematics teacher, was Mack's college roommate.
FAIRMOUNT, INDIANA -- The Authentic James B. Dean Exhibit
James was a short-time movie star in 1950's.
The burial site of James B. Dean
NEW CASTLE, INDIANA -- The birthplace of Wilbur Wright
(First Steps to First Flight)
The Wright Brothers Museum
The Arnold Jones family with whom we stayed two nights
HOLLAND, MICHIGAN -- Dutch "De Zwann" Windmill
"De Zwann" was brought from the Netherlands in 1964.
The wooden gear inside the Windmill
The blade can be seen through the window.
The bridge near the "De Zwann" Windmill
HOLLAND, MICHIGAN -- The Dutch Village
Sara bought these Delftware gifts at the Dutch Village.
Authentic wooden shoes bought at the Dutch Village
FLINT, MICHIGAN -- School for the Deaf
Sara's father attended there for a short time.
FLINT, MICHIGAN -- The home of the school superintendent
The deaf students built this house.
MACKINAW CITY, MICHIGAN
That ferry commutes to Mackinac Island.
MICHIGAN -- Mackinac Bridge
The third longest suspension bridge in the world
connects Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas.
MICHIGAN -- Round Island Lighthouse on Mackinac Island
No cars; only bicycles or horses are allowed on the island
The famous, vast Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
Lots of tulips around the Grand Hotel
Tulips at the entrance of Grand Hotel
ESCANABA, MICHIGAN -- Mack's friend: Smiley
Smiley water towers are commonplace in Michigan.
WISCONSIN -- Typical dairy farm
WISCONSIN -- The Green Bay Packers Stadium being renovated
BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA -- the America's largest shopping mall
Inside the Mall, numerous LEGO structures are on the display.
MINNESOTA -- The Tim Kviz family with whom we stayed two nights.
IOWA -- OUR 49TH STATE
OUR NEXT AND LAST ONE: ALASKA
INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI -- The home of Harry Truman
Mack and Steve Daniels (Mack's first cousin)
That's all, folks!