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A JACKRABBIT SHARES OUR YARD WITH US


From time to time, throughout the winter a Jackrabbit will come to our yard and spend the day hunkered down somewhere that provides good cover. Jackrabbits are one of the few animals that change color with the seasons and, with … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 28


There were no longer enough children in the district to meet the requirements for operating a school and no prospects of any increase so the district was consolidated with the town district, #8. The Newlan Creek School was abandoned. The … Continue reading

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A STORY IF PILGRIMS 26


It was probably in 1942 that we got our first radio. Bill and I were both making money and decided to go together on a radio for Mama’s birthday, the seventh of July. We secretly sent an order to Montgomery … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 20


Newlan  Creek School after it had been abandoned for several years. The woodshed  is behind and the barn is beyond the woodshed.  The woodshed was for keeping wood and coal to feed the furnace and the barn was shelter for … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 18


We were back home now but there was still furniture and other personal property over there to be moved home. In December Daddy borrowed two horses to put with Lightfoot and Ruthie to make up a four-horse team. Uncle Ned … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 17


IV. SETTLERS From this point on, this story will be written in the first person style. Not with the intention of being an autobiography but simply because most of it will be first hand information and this style seems like … Continue reading

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