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Welcome to our Springhouse!

There was a time when many springs were topped by springhouses, small buildings often constructed of stone. Spring water issues from the earth at a constant temperature of about 65 degrees in any season of the year. Although built for keeping cool milk and cream and other perishables, a springhouse also served as an escape from summer heat and a quiet retreat when company got too boisterous.

Our Springhouse offers neither milk nor cool stones, but treasure of another sort. The rich feast that is southern Illinois spills from our pages. In no particular order, we offer history and nostalgia and folklore, plus recipes and even a poem or two.

 

 

We at Springhouse are always eager for comments on our magazine or web site. Let us know what you think, and would like to see.  Please send us an email.

  • Check in from time to time to see what the current issue has to offer. Always there will be changes because life is what it is, and this is Springhouse, The Adventure Shaped Like a Magazine.

Accustomed to jousting with windmills, thinking they were dragons, the old Spanish knight Don Quixote seemed perfect for our cover. Frwpe2F.jpg (4688 bytes)om the beginning, our very existence has always seemed something of an anomaly, a break in the order of things, and while we always saw windmills as windmills only, in other ways Springhouse ventured forth no better prepared than Don Quixote would have been. Eager to offer our two cents worth of insight when study and analysis were required, we carved our niche into the landscape without taking on a single windmill.

Incidentally, the drawing of Don was used in early issues from time to time and first appeared on the June 1986 cover. From that point on this ancient knight of ancient Spain has proudly raised his lance on the left-hand corner of every Springhouse and will continue to do so until our Adventure Shaped Like A Magazine heads into the sunset.

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CURRENT ISSUE

Now in our 31st Year!

Here's what is in
Vol. 31,  No. 1
 of Springhouse.

Springhouse Ink

The Spanking

John Murdick, Practical Joker

A Cave Boy Who Found Happiness When Marking

End of Illinois

Of Light Verse and Lightning

Possum Tales  - Kestner Wallace

What? Is It Nearly Summer Already? - Brian DeNeal

Late Winter, Early Spring

Feathers Of The Wild Frontier

From My Kitchen Window - Dixie Terry

Observations Concerning Southern Illinois, Mostly - R. Brookes, M.D. and John Marshall, Esq.

Summer Complaint - Tom Martin

Honest Democrat Forever!

Looking Back At Lost America - Rebel Without Applause

Novel Rooted In Southern Illinois - James Ballowe

Afloat On The Ohio - Gordon Pruett

A Race That Lives In Mountain Coves - Sarah Barnwell Elliott

Memory Doesn't Bother To Knock—It Uses A Battering Ram

Runaway Slave - Pete A. Downey

At Last Revealed—Five Rules For Taking Photographs

Keep Bleeding, Please

Curious Gifts, Strangely Packaged

Living On Borrowed Time Club


Springhouse Magazine
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Phone 1-618-276-4251

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rawhide.jpg (4157 bytes)Rawhide, our favorite rebel, made his SH debut with these, his first five contributions - and he's been a Springhouse regular ever since.

Rawhide Chronicles 1
Rawhide Chronicles 2
Rawhide Chronicles 3
Rawhide Chronicles 4
Rawhide Chronicles 5



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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