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Jul 21, 2019 - Potosi, WI July 16 - 18, 2019

Grant River Recreation Area is a near Potosi, WI and across the Mississippi River and about 15 mile north of Dubuque, IA. We only have 3 nights here but it is mostly a stop so that we can visit the river and drive through this area that is green with corn and beans. Our drive in the new truck was quite easy but the truck is 10 years newer and has more “software” than we can soak up. We had a great site for $10/night. The railroad tracks were just across the country road but I didn’t think it was too bad. Tom heard the trains a few times...

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Aug 15, 2011 - Potosi, Wisconsin

8/15 – 8/28 Eighty-two miles brought us to the Grand River Recreation Area in Potosi, Wisconsin (US12, US151, US61, SR133). This is a beautiful COE (Corp of Engineer) park along the Mississippi River. The only negative for the park is that there is a railroad crossing entering the park and the tracks are very active, must be over twenty trains blowing their whistles every day. However, we did get used to it – obviously we liked the place since we stayed there for two weeks. While in the area: >Joan was very busy with genealogy; she got a...

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Jun 29, 2011 - Old Man River

From 2 days back. “I’m livin’ in a van down by the river.” Chris Farley-Saturday Night Live I’m up on the Mississip., just north of Dubuque, Iowa, on the Wisconsin side. What a view from the campground! Big storms my last night in Colo, Ia. Another weather radio alert. Lightening all over the place, and wind warnings. I’m tired of rain! The land of cheese and brats. JK there is the Potosi Brewing Co. up the road and the National Brewery Museum. Met some nice folks camped next to me from Wheaton, Ill. I’m looking forward to exploring the...

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