I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. ~ John Muir, 1913
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Special arrangements have been made with the creatures of Funks Grove to deliver wishlists to Santa!

Visit the mailbox on Imagination Grove Trail from now until
Christmas Eve

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Route 66 Cookbook

Historic Route 66 Cookbooks For Sale
at Sugar Grove Nature Center

Sugar Grove Nature Center is featured in the book, Recipes from the Historic Route 66 National Scenic Byway.  More than simply a cookbook, this book includes 45 sites along Route 66 in Illinois from Willowbrook to Collinsville.  Each location highlighted has submitted a recipe or two as well as historic information about themselves, and is accompanied by Charming pen and ink drawings by David Allen Badger.  This would be a wonderful gift for history buffs and those who enjoy cooking.

The cookbooks cost $16 each and are for sale at the Nature Center.