This was the scene looking out the window of the Kaese home. Washington Lake is in the background. From 1886 to 1894, an Edward Prange is mentioned as owning Lake View Farm House, a boarding house. Accommodate 20; 13 rooms; … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2011
In 1888 to 1890, the Erie RR brochures included Chas. C. Racine as having a boarding house in Eldred. 10 miles [from Shohola which seems a little too many miles]; conveyance, $1. 1 double, 6 single rooms; adults, $7; children, … Continue reading
There were several Crandall families in Highland who seem to be related. Milton and Martha Crandall’s Cold Spring Farm (advertised in 1897) was just off Irishtown Road. Milton had hand dug wells and had run a pipe from the spring … Continue reading
The Spring House on the left was owned by George Layman in 1900. During the last preceding summer and fall , Stephen St. John Gardner renovated the structure [bridge] generally, added additional cables; laid a new floor, supplied new stringers, … Continue reading
Amongst the many photos I was loaned there are a number of unknowns. This is a photo from the Austin Collection.
In 1900 Charles M. and Lottie Bradley Colville and their newborn daughter Ruth lived in Barryville. Charles was a farmer. Lottie was a daughter of Isaac and Joanna Bradley. We learn a bit more about the Colville family through letters … Continue reading
I am hoping some Halfway Brook friends may know where this photo was taken and which church is in the distance. I think that the original photo indicated it was taken from the Sloan’s property.
The old shingles were worn some, having been put on her house just 101 years ago. Mrs. Mary Skinner, who lives in Wayne County, Pa., across the Delaware River from this Village [Cochecton], has been having her house shingled and … Continue reading
Near Echo Hill Farm House, Maria, Christina (left) and Sherman S. Leavenworth (right) watch Truman Leavenworth (left) and Clarence Sergeant sip cider from a keg.