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Digging Up For Throw Back Thursday ~

A few weeks ago, they did appear, Scout Troop 1093 ~ oh my what dears . . . Gloves they donned, shovels and rakes put to task, under the guidance of Trisha Haislar, they did all they were asked . . . Stop by to see the fruits of their labor, garden veggies will make meals the needy will savor . . . Our heartfelt thanks, once again my boys, for your hard work spreads oh so many joys! Click the wheelbarrow to see what Scout Troop 1093 did in 2017. Can you dig it? . . .

Rockwood ~ Forgotten Glory, Part 3 ~

We complete our journey exploring the excerpt graciously sent to me by Edward Finnell from a book written by Mildred B. Midjaas about Rockwood, Illinois, home of the Tuthill chair factory. W.R. Brink & Co. An illustrated historical atlas map of the J K Burke Farm in Randolph County, Ills.: carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys. [Edwardsville, Ill.?: W.R. Brink & Co, 1875] Map. Click image above to visit Library of Congress link to book. Click image above to read the story of our Tuthill chair. Excerpt of pages 11-15 from: "Rockwood - Forgotten Glory" by Mildred B. Midjaas (1976) Click text image below to read pages 11- 15 of the excerpt from the book. Click text image ab

Rockwood ~ Forgotten Glory, Part 2 ~

We continue our journey exploring the excerpt graciously sent to me by Edward Finnell from a book written by Mildred B. Midjaas about Rockwood, Illinois, home of the Tuthill chair factory. W.R. Brink & Co. An illustrated historical atlas map of Randolph County, Ills.: carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys. [Edwardsville, Ill.?: W.R. Brink & Co, 1875] Map. Click image above to visit Library of Congress link to book. Click image above to read the story of our Tuthill chair. Excerpt from: "Rockwood - Forgotten Glory" by Mildred B. Midjaas (1976) Click text image above to read pages 6 - 10 of the excerpt from the book.

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