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James Baughn

Visit the Illinois version of the Grand Canyon

Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2008, at 12:05 PM


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  • James, your 'travel' articles & pictures are always so great! Thanks for sharing them.

    -- Posted by gurusmom on Wed, Oct 8, 2008, at 7:35 PM
  • Have you ever been to "The Little Grand Canyon" of Arkansas? It is on HWY 7, south of Harrison. With the leaves starting to turn colors I highly recommend it, very breathtaking, one of the best drives ever!!!

    -- Posted by Skeptic1 on Wed, Oct 8, 2008, at 11:26 PM
  • Me an' Coby have to agree with you on your take about directions in Illinois. We have looked for that canyon twice without finding it. We did however find the nearby natural bridge (I guess it is nearby?) which is very impressive also. I hope I'm not stealin' your thunder for the "next edition"... Keep up the good work.

    -- Posted by Hugh M Bean on Thu, Oct 9, 2008, at 12:02 PM
  • This is a beautiful place to take the family and enjoy the time/walk. My family has spent many hours here and at Natural Bridge.

    -- Posted by KingsKid on Thu, Oct 9, 2008, at 1:45 PM
  • Sweet. I wish your blogs got more publicicty. I'd love to see it become a regular in the Sunday paper. There are definitely enough gems around SEMissouri to write about.

    On a side note, have you ever done anything about Bollinger Mill? How about Round Pond? There was a civil war battle there--nothing there now, but there's a really cool story behind it all.

    -- Posted by John R Cash on Thu, Oct 9, 2008, at 10:08 PM