Monthly Archives: April 2015

More About Early 20th Century Tobacco Raising

After spending more time in the old issues of the Whitehall Times & Blair Banner, I found evidence of more folks in Trempealeau County giving tobacco raising a try. Among the names I found the following: Charles Borreson of Pigeon … Continue reading

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Pigeon Creek Lutheran Church Memorial

Many changes have taken place since the fire destroyed Pigeon Creek Lutheran Church back in 2011. This past Monday, a cold and rainy spring day, I stopped by the old church site and witnessed the beautiful memorial park that has … Continue reading

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An Earlier Generation of Tobacco Raising

Welcome back. This is my first posting in months, but my little discovery yesterday is one I am eager to share with you. I was at the Whitehall Public Library researching ski jumping in the winter of 1907, when, on … Continue reading

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