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Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tour

Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tour End your night with a Haunted Hannibal Ghost Tour, a ‘spine-tingling guided tour of Hannibal’s most notoriously haunted sites, both past and present.’ This tour is a step-on trolley tour, based on the number of people in your group (over 14, under 14 is a bus tour), and will fill you…
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University of Iowa

University of Iowa Iowa City is a golden literature spot to stop in the first place, the entire city named a Literature City by UNESCO in 2008, only the third to be titled so. One of the main reasons this city is named such is due to the incredible involvement of the University of Iowa,…
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Newberry Library

Newberry Library While in Chicago your group should make a point to stop at the Newberry Library, an independent research library dedicated to the humanities. This iconic library has been free and open to the public since 1887, the stately 5-story granite building seeing thousands upon thousands of guests each year. Located at Walton Street…
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Ernest Hemingway Foundation

Ernest Hemingway Foundation  ‘The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places’. -A Farewell to Arms. [caption id="attachment_22528" align="alignright" width="425"] Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Ernest Hemingway is one of the most celebrated American authors of all time, a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who has passed such immediate classics…
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Alice Walker Driving Tour

Alice Walker Driving Tour Explore the life of popular author Alice Walker with the Alice Walker Driving Tour,  a premier chance to see all the major landmarks of this legendary American author’s life. Alice Walker is most known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple, though she was a highly accomplished woman outside of…
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Flannery O’Connor’s Andalusia Farm

Flannery O'Connor's Andalusia [caption id="attachment_22515" align="alignright" width="425"] Andalusia Farm[/caption] Farm Just a short drive away from Atlanta you will find Milledgeville, former home of highly celebrated author, Flannery O’Connor. Here at the farm, you will learn all about the life of, O’Connor as well as the effort to ‘perpetuate her place on the roster of…
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Southern Literary Trail

Southern Literary Trail The Southern Literary Trail is America’s only tri-state literary trail ‘connecting mythic places that influenced great novelists and playwrights of the 20th Century’. Linking literary gold mines in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, the entire Southern Literary Trail continues the inspiration that lived along this path in the past, some of America’s greatest…
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