Kimmswick and Anheuser Estate

Thursday, November 8th

8:30 AM - 4:45 PM

The wonderful and very knowledgeable Linda Koenig will be leading on us a tour through the quaint riverside town known for its historic homes, shopping, antiques and the famous Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery called Kimmswick. We will start our day visiting the Mastodon State Historic Site where we will see 12,000 year old mastodon bones that were excavated from this site. We will then explore the town  of Kimmswick & have lunch at the Blue Owl Restaurant! We will have time to start our holiday shopping a little early. We will also tour the Anheuser Estate & view their collection which includes family heirlooms, antiques, portraits, & library.

$70 per person. Fee includes motorcoach, tour & lunch at Blue Owl.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 24th        


To reserve a seat on the trip, please call the Parks Department at 618-692-7538. Make checks payable to Edwardsville Parks Department:
118 Hillsboro Avenue
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Please write "ESCAPE" on the envelope. No refunds will be issued after the registration deadline.

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