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  1. Supporting the McHenry County Community at Fall Diddley

    We’re heading into the holiday season, which means for some, the newest electronics are top items on wish lists, but for others, nothing beats hand-crafted and homemade. Fine artists, hipsters and consumers are all embracing amazing crafting skills such as knitting, embroidery, silk-screening and much more. It’s that time of […]

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  2. An Ultimate Summer Party at Neighbors’ Fest in Poplar Grove

    Summer has finally arrived, and what better way to celebrate than to have some fun in your own community! Close the apps on your phone, shut-off the television and join the Poplar Grove community at Neighbors’ Fest 2018. Poplar Grove is home of our Trails of Dawson Creek community where […]

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  3. Two Popular Parks Near The Trails of Dawson Creek

    Finding the perfect home isn’t just about locating a fantastic neighborhood. The amenities found near your home can make it a community that offers convenient and fun ways to enjoy the outdoors and bond with your family.  Our Trails of Dawson Creek community offers just that! With nine different plans offing from […]

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  4. Enjoy a Sweetheart of a Deal on Your New Gerstad Home

    We’re making February even sweeter with our kitchen incentive! When you write a contract a new Gerstad home at any one of our Illinois communities during the month of February, you will receive the countertop of choice in your new kitchen. Choose from designer laminate, Corian, granite or quartz – […]

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  5. Gerstad Builders Incentive Announcement at Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber Board Meeting

    Gerstad Builders is excited to offer an unbeatable incentive on its Illinois communities. The official announcement of this incentive will take place at the Richmond-Spring Grove Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 7, so be sure not to miss the exciting news if you want to learn more. Gerstad Builders’ Illinois […]

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  6. New Bayview Home Under Construction in Poplar Grove

    The Trails of Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove has a new inventory home available featuring the Bayview home design that will give buyers the perfect glimpse into life at this single-family home community! The Bayview plan offers two or three bedrooms, with the option to turn one into a home […]

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  7. Enjoy The Belvidere Heritage Days in Boone County

    Summer is the perfect time to enjoy festivals, events and fairs. In Boone County this weekend, the Belvidere Heritage Days celebration will feature fun for the whole community with live music, food, fireworks, games and more. The festival will last all weekend and will take place in downtown Belvidere and […]

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  8. Poplar Grove’s Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum

    If you’ve ever wanted to take a step back in time, residents of The Trails of Dawson Creek community happen to be situated in the perfect location. The Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum is dedicated to Pre-WWII transportation history and has several early 20th century airplane hangars and […]

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  9. Mother’s Day Events Around Your Gerstad Home

    Moms. They work harder, worry more, and give more than we can ever imagine. That’s why this Sunday, May 14, we thank her for all she’s done. Whether Mom would appreciate a pedicure, a night on the town or a relaxing brunch, we have uncovered some of the best ways […]

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  10. The Trails of Dawson Creek is the Best of Two Worlds

    Before Gerstad Builders broke ground at the Trials of Dawson Creek, we imagined a community in a rolling, rural setting but with convenient access to some of our area’s best shopping, dining and schools. We think we created just that in this new community of single-family homes built with each […]

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