While taking a drive in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, we stumbled upon this abandoned church. It was quite a find but I didn't have a good camera at the time. Oh, well! At any rate, it was an overcast day and the church was located down a side road, overgrown with trees.
February 28, 2007
February 11, 2007
This is certainly a landmark! It's a replica of the very first McDonald's in Des Plaines, IL. The original had been renovated repeatedly and the company decided to use the original blueprints to recreate the first store. It is now a free museum, only open in the summer so I didn't get inside! Sad, but true! There are mannequins in vintage uniforms working the stations. I love that.
Across the street from the McD's museum is a fully-operational McD's store that has a few items on display for the public--including this model of the original location. We had a chocolate shake. It seemed like the right thing to do.