A Glimpse of Rural Americana

You can always find interesting places within 30 minutes drive from Springfield in central Illinois. Rural America is just a few minutes away! Like many small rural villages and towns, younger generations are moving out to the big cities, and many main street buildings and shops are vacant or abandoned now. We keep wondering how these villages looked alike thirty or forty years ago. In the 21 century, how are we going to make these villages and towns great again?