This news article was written, June 21, 1843, for the July 4th celebration in Barryville. I would be most interested if any Halfway Brook reader knows anything about the Lumberland Rifle Company mentioned in the article.
Category Archives: Info/photo request
Do any of my Halfway Brook readers know the first names of the Hickok family members buried in this enclosure in the Old Eldred Cemetery. On the “New Book” tab above, I have listed names of families who at one … Continue reading
Does anyone have another photo of what was once James Eldred’s house shown in this photo? The home is no longer there, but sat near Halfway Brook, south of of Proctor Road. It was the house which replaced the original … Continue reading
I am hoping that one of my Halfway Brook readers has the originals of these postcards and could scan them for me. (For print work I need larger images.) Also if anyone has any information about the Hickok Falls or … Continue reading
Does this look familiar to any of my Halfway Brook readers? Austin Smith, the Highland Historian, mentioned it as the mill on the route from Barryville to Eldred. I find it curious that it is called the Holloway Sawmill when … Continue reading
My cousin Melva has quite an eclectic assortment of items from our great-aunt Aida Austin. In a reverse photo ID situation, this lists people but we haven’t found the photo. The occasion is unknown. The photo was probably taken no … Continue reading
Do anyone of my Halfway Brook readers know if anyone with the surname Hickok still lives in the Town of Highland? Asa and Esther Hinman Hickok and their five children moved from Connecticut to what was Lumberland in 1811. Their … Continue reading
Does anyone know: • If the Orchard Terrace in the following 1949 ad was the Abel Myers’ Orchard Terrace which was the Eldred School from approximately 1926 to 1942? • Who F. Stickel was? Orchard Terrace, Eldred. Beautiful location; quiet, … Continue reading
Once again I could use some ID help with the following folks who were listed in the 1940 Census as having a boarding house. Thank you. Karl Angerstein, 59, widower owned a boarding house. Gus and Frieda Dasener ran a … Continue reading
I am currently working on the years 1934 through 1941. I have this photo of my dad on a Merry-Go-Round. Does this location look familiar to anyone?