Geneva’s Daughter Occasional Sale

One of Jordan’s fabulous occasional sales is run by Geneva’s Daughter, Cindy Nevins. Located in the downtown Historic Hub of Jordan, once Frank Nicolin’s Opera House, the Hub is also home to Carasim Coffee Shop and Antiques, and Thrift Shop. Cindy is fantastic seamstress and master of Repurpose, Recycle, Reuse! And her sales offer you the chance to…

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Local Shopping: The Corner Peddler

The Occasional Sale seems to be more popular than ever. If you are new to the concept, these are stores open occasionally (once or twice a month for instance) for several days in a row. The dealers restock daily while they are open, so selections are always changing and new treasures await every time you…

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Matilda in the Mirror

Jordan is home to some incredible artistic talent. And Mara at 225 Water Street has got to be one of our greatest treasures. She is a photographer, graphic artist, and mosaic tile artist and author (and more…). I first sought her out when she moved to Jordan because of her graphic artist abilities – to turn my historic…

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Happy Memorial Day

Jordan’s Veterans of Foreign Wars In Flanders Fields By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army Written May 1915 In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the…

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Unprecidented Fall Flooding: Minnesota River Bridge Closings

The rain this fall has created unprecidented fall flooding in the Southern Minnesota area, including Jordan, which has resulted in numerous closures at river crossings. The following river crossings may effect our guests traveling to Jordan.

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Parade “Small-Town USA Style” Marches in Front of Nicolin Mansion

The locals turned out in great numbers for the Annual Heimatfest Day Parade in downtown Jordan this morning, both as spectators and participants.

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Classic Cars Cruise Past Nicolin Mansion

about 100 classic collector cars were on display and cruised past the Nicolin Mansion’s front porch on Friday evening, September 10th.

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Jordan Art Festival 2010

This past weekend, June 26th and 27th, was the 7th Annual Jordan Art Festival. It was great to see our town all dressed up, bustling with artists and visitors! Each year I look for a few treasures to add to our mansion, and I found some great ones. From 225 Water Street’s Flea Market I found 2…

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Introducing New Seasonal Rates

It seems everyone is talking and thinking about the economy these days. The days of spending on a whim and putting off thinking about it until tomorrow are a thing of the past, and probably for the best. Getting back to the basics of what really matters in life has become a priority to many…

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3rd Place in Recycled Art Contest!

The summer has flown by – I’ve been remiss at keeping up with this blog, so I’ll be spending the next few days catching up on some of the summer’s highlights. During the Jordan Art Festival, the Recycled Art Contest III was sponsored by 225 Water Street and The Vinery Floral, and I submitted an…

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