Quincy, Illinois
Quincy, on the Mississippi River, had the hotel, but back across the river in Missouri was Hannibal, the boyhood home of Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens). All photos of Quncy were taken by Grandma Bert or grandson Noah.
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Approaching the bridge crossing the Mississippi River into Quincy, Illinois.
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On the bridge across the "muddy Mississip."
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Illinois starts at the riverbank.
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Fountain in the park.
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Statue of John Wood, 12th governor of Illinois. He was the first settler and founder of Quincy.
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The Quincy history museum.
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Jewelry store, Dame & Hurdle.
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St. Boniface Catholic Church, built in 1962, it was no longer open for mass.
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Junior high school.
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Knights of Columbus building.
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It was the 5th of July, flags and bunting were still in evidence for Independence Day.
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Lorenzo Bull Park.
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Noah, the cat lover.
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The text is readable in full-screen on a computer with a large monitor.
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"Lincoln at Quincy."
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Sun setting over the Mississippi River. Photo by Grandma Bert.