Maeystown, IL

Loretta and Joe Siekmann searched for a weekend getaway but wanted a place that was convenient to their Collinsville ranch home. After visiting Elsah and Grafton, they found a stone and clapboard cottage in another historic village, Maeystown. “It just felt good when we were here,” says Loretta. “I told Joe, ‘This was it! We […]

Maeystown, IL

Anita and David Muertz like to keep things simple. Twelve years ago they moved south from a busy corner lot in Waterloo to Anita’s hometown of historic Maeystown (population 233) for a quieter lifestyle. After buying the last four lots in the scenic village, they built their new home in traditional saltbox style with two […]