Graue Mill & Museum

Step Back in Time at the Graue Mill & Museum

Nestled in the southern corner of the Fullersburg Woods Nature Preserve is an exciting destination where programs on milling, spinning, and weaving illustrate life between 1850 and 1890.  We’re talking about the Graue Mill & Museum, and it’s the only operating gristmill in Illinois.  Mill History  Frederick Graue came to America from Germany in 1842. […]

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Friends holding white puzzle pieces together in a circle while solving escape room near retreat at seven bridges

Try Your Sleuthing Skills At Escape Rooms Near Retreat At Seven Bridges

Many of us enjoy escape room riddles. If you’ve never heard of escape rooms, these physical adventure games first came to America in 2012. The actual concept of an escape room originated from Toshimitsu Takagi’s video game, Crimson Room, in 2004. In 2007, the Japanese company SCRAP transformed the video game concept into an actual […]

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