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Thank you for the photograph of my grandparents farmstead in Indiana. I
think it is very nicely done and brings back many memories. This
particular photo is especially important to me because it is from the year
my grandfather died and the last year I farmed the property with my father.
The corn crib and barns were taken down several years later after the
property was sold outside the family. So, for me, the photo represents
history and nostalgia at the same time.

I think the purchase process and the website are very easy for the
customer. I am still a little amazed that I could find an aerial
photograph to purchase taken all the way back in 1978.

I would definitely recommend your service to anyone interested in tracing
their agricultural history and heritage back to a previous time.

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This 1990's picture is of the farm my parents bought in 1952 and where I (we) grew up. The pond came in around '68, the pole barn about '80. Through many changes, their goal was to care for and improve the land. The farm has been subdivided now, but the main buildings remain. Many happy memories do, too. July Fourth weekend was a big deal until both parents passed.

—Jan Bash
 
 

I like the picture very much. The 1964 picture shows me the farm just as it was the last year I farmed it before going in the service. I see the crops I had plus the ground I had plowed or was plowing for wheat. I also see that some of the buildings are in poorer shape than I remembered. All in all, it brings back many memories.

Thank you

Patrick M. Smith

—Patrick M. Smith
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This farm has been in the family since 1908. My great-grandfather, Daniel Robert Carr, purchased the farm. My Grandfather, Cloyce Oliver Carr, passed it on to my mother, Janet Rose (Carr) Carson. The farm is located 2 miles West of Grand Rapids, Ohio on SR 65.

—Brad Carson
 
 

This photo taken 1988. Owned by my grandfather and grandmother. James Otto and Eunice M.Edmond. I will try to get exact date of purchase, believe 1936-1938. They Raised three children, Otto W, Mildred R. and Forrest L. I am the 2nd son of Otto W. and Ruth[Rogers]. I remember spending many days at this place as a child and as an adult. Having lived only three miles away, we spent days there helping my grandfather farm crops and raise cattle. After grandpas death[Oct 9 1972]I helped my father with raising crops until property was sold after grandmothers death. Lots of good memories with family and friends.

—Richard A. Edmond
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This picture was taken in 1988.

—Richard A. Edmond
 
 

This photo was taken in 1978. I also have a photo taken in 1968. Then, only three trees were in and around the yard.

James Otto and Eunice Edmond purchased this property on August 29, 1958. Otto and Ruth Edmond moved to this property in the summer of 1960 or 1961. They raised seven children; three girls and four boys.

The house had two bedrooms and one bathroom. The property was deeded to Otto and Ruth Edmond in December of 1975. An addition on the south or left side of the house was added in 1976. I purchased the home in 2006.

—Richard A. Edmond
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I got the photo and spotted my two sisters playing in the sand box! Thank you.

 
 

This home was built in 1929 by the Wurm brothers according the the hand-written note found on an interior board found under the porch roof.

"When better homes are built, the Wurm brothers will build them."

This home was replaced by another home that appears to have been destroyed by fire probably due to the amount of burned lumber found on site.

The home was owned by the Snyder family until 1992. One of the Snyder family members had their 1948 wedding picture on a swing attached to an apple tree that still produces apples today in October, 2010. The larger barn has since gone but the other two are still here.

—Bob
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This is a picture of the family farm once owned by Reid and Effie Harmon in northern Iredell county of NC. They were my grand-parents(my mother's parents)and have passed on many years ago. The old house and log barn were built in the late 1800's and are still standing but are in very bad condition now. It has been over 30 years since I have been on the property but this picture brings back some fond memories. This is the place where my grandfather taught me how to ride a bicycle and where I got to drive a farm tractor for the first time. I also remember the room in the house that grandmother set-up as her "Old Timey" room. It was filled with real old 1800's house-hold items like spinning wheels, candles and oil lanterns, wooden rocking chairs and tables filled all kinds of old things. Pictures hung on each wall of ancestors I never knew. A old flint lock musket hanging over the open fire place was my favorite and I wish I had it today.
Time never goes backwards but it would be neat to be able to go back one more time to enjoy a meal around grandmother's table and then after lunch on a cool afternoon go set under the shade of the big oak tree and share stories and jokes with all the cousins, aunts and uncles. I hope we can all do it again someday in heaven.

—Dennis Ford