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Playing in the Barn

Growing up on a farm in North Beaver Creek, my brothers and I can testify that the barn was not just a work place. It was great for hide-and-seek too, especially if you were daring enough either to find a hole … Continue reading

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The Barn Came First

The title of this post is, as I recall, a book title that serves as a reminder that for immigrant families, a good barn often was constructed before a fine family home. Why? Because the barn was where farm folks made a living. Emil … Continue reading

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