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Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum in Arcola, Illinois
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Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum in Arcola, Illinois

Yesterday I shared the sad news that the Raggedy Ann & Andy Museum would be closing later this year. A couple of years ago I headed to Arcola, unfortunately I didn't have time to go through the museum, but I did take a look through the gift shop and outside! Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn hair made popular in a series of children's books by John Barton Gruelle. She was created in 1915, ...

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