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.

MISSOURI

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

ILLINOIS

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

JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS

Mary Anderson (left) and Mack were schoolmates.

JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS

The Clyde Smith family with whom we stayed overnight

INDIANA

KENTUCKY

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

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.

OHIO

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

MUNCIE, INDIANA

The Arnold Jones family with whom we stayed two nights

MICHIGAN

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

WISCONSIN

WISCONSIN -- Typical dairy farm

WISCONSIN -- The Green Bay Packers Stadium being renovated

MINNESOTA

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.

NORTH DAKOTA

SOUTH DAKOTA

IOWA -- OUR 49TH STATE

OUR NEXT AND LAST ONE: ALASKA

INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI -- The home of Harry Truman

OLATHE, KANSAS

Mack and Steve Daniels (Mack's first cousin)

That's all, folks!