Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sunday Morning Walk in The Park

Yesterday blustery winds began midafternoon. The fierce wind howled forcefully. Yesterday morning proved to be the best time to enjoy the fall day in The Park. The scaffolding erected around the west Charioteer gave the first surprise of the morning. … Continue reading

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Oakley Dam and Reservoir – a ‘new’ map of an old problem?

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, photocopies of this hand rendered Plan and Elevation maps of the Sangamon River filled the map slots at the trailhead of the Lost Garden trail at Robert Allerton Park (“The Park”). The Red Dot – … Continue reading

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Another reason to hike The Park

While each season of the year offers unique Park experiences, fall offers the most – one opinion only. As the summer season reluctantly releases its warm hold, the signs of fall are imminent despite the lack of cooler temperatures and … Continue reading

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