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Great American Vacation 2012 – Roadside Amusements Leave a comment Read more »

Great American Vacation 2012 – Roadside Amusements

June 5 & 6 Six Flags Great America – just outside Chicago First opened in 1976 as Marriott’s Great America. Six Flags purchased the park from the Marriott Corporation in 1984, making it the seventh park in the Six Flags chain of parks. It’s changed…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Chicago Field Museum

June 4, 2012 After Andrea’s graduation, we visit the Field Museum of Natural History, located in Chicago. It sits on the the shores of Lake Michigan. The museum’s collection spans over 21 million specimens of fossils and ancient Native American artifacts, but only a portion…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Culver

June 3, 2012 Founded in 1894 by Henry Harrison Culver, Culver Academy is where one of our dearest family members, Andrea, will be graduating today. Originally started as a military school for young men in 1894, it’s been coeducational since 1971 when the girls academy…


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