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Please call owner to learn about calendar openings and to schedule a greeter to meet you. 309-222-4347; First time visitors are encouraged to plan a day viewing and walk about. Family or home school groups may request an after church or mid afternoon visit. Mark Twain's Hideout, another river front property, is also available seasonally, adults only . Owner, Pamela Cady-Tarantino, has dedicated the cabin and ARK as a place for prayer, praise, & study. With 30 years of experience as a teacher, Director of Christian Education, Retreat Director, licensed MFT counselor, and "Soul Friend," Pamela wishes to encourage parents and prayer partners to set aside time for "holy listening." The river front location is a place "set apart" in nature, where guests may re-discover creation's wonder and grace-filled moments. Consider taking time to re-dedicate your family, children, business, and creative endeavors to the Lord's purposes.