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Recap of 2011 Season

A few highlights only: Wesley Tabernacle Reopened – Thank you to the Capen, Shumate, Hager and Thomphsen Family. The Hotel Heritage room was redecorated, thanks to Woman’s Auxiliary. A new water main was installed and is working. We are now

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Des Plaines Journal: ‘Traditional’ Camp Meetings

By DENISE FLEISCHER Lifestyle Editor Every Friday, August through September, you will find Charles E. Cilley, Sr. at the Des Plaines Methodist Campground at 7 p.m. He presents a traditional camp meeting in one of the buildings. In another era,

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Des Plaines City Council Passes IEMA Resolution

The Des Plaines City Council passed an amended resolution allowing the camp ground to receive funding to elevate 14 cottages. It has been a long time coming. While the camp ground on the banks of the Des Plaines River has

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