A series of outdoor murals brings the history of Ottawa to life, including this one of General W.H.L. Wallace, who had been a friend of Abraham Lincoln’s.The LaSalle County CourthouseJordan Block Park. As cold as it was outside that day, it was great to see flowers blooming and green grass.
The Scouting Heritage Museum. The little old man who was volunteering there that day followed us around the entire time, talking non-stop, making it hard to enjoy the museum, but he meant well. (That’s a picture of a scouting uniform, and not the little old man.)Before we left the downtown area, we took a tour of Reddick Mansion