Midwestern Ruins

They may not rival the Acropolis, but the Midwest, like many parts of the country, has its share of ruins and abandoned places. Some of these are long-forgotten industrial sites, while others speak to the once vibrant farm communities in the region. All were built by people with high hopes.

By | 2017-11-06T18:32:30+00:00 April 27th, 2008|Of Places|0 Comments

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Dean Klinkenberg, the Mississippi Valley Traveler, is on a mission to explore the rich history, diverse cultures, and varied ecosystems of the Mississippi River Valley, from the Headwaters in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. He is the author of Rock Island Lines, a mystery, and several guidebooks for the Mississippi Valley.

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