We have reached a milestone!

We have reached a milestone!

With all of the rain we have had over the last month and a half not much has changed on the exterior of Farwell House. The tractor shed now has two covered walls and a roof. Inside, well that is another story.  We made the decision early on, for a variety of reasons,...
Where did our summer go?

Where did our summer go?

What happened to summer?  That was my thought as I transitioned back into school mode this past week. On the plus side this typically means that our time was filled with a load of activities, trips and adventures that made our time fly by.  Of course, Farwell House...
Wanna See Inside?

Wanna See Inside?

Hello fall, or autumn if you are from the other side of the pond. Anyway we have a few big announcements in regards to Farwell House. First off, we are now a registered not-for-profit organization with the state of Illinois!  This moves us into the next step of...
History of Farwell House

History of Farwell House

The History Behind the Mansion on Frederick Hill by Brian Schmidt – December 20, 2013 Recently, Edward Howard, the owner of the “Mansion” on top of the hill at Frederick, Illinois, passed away. Sullivan Auctioneers will auction off the estate on February 15, 2012. An...