Photo 3-OCL-32

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My parents, Lowell and Edna Bowermeister bought this farm on the corner of Ballentine and Snyder Domer Road in Clark County Ohio. The purchase was completed in March 1947. The only thing standing at that time was the house and an attached summer kitchen/garage. Dad amd Mother worked very hard restoring the old home. Dad build the garage, chicken house, barn and implement shed. You will notice the big garden at the end of the implement shed. It was always spotless. Mother canned and froze all of the garden produce. On this side of the garden you can see a solid area of plants. That was the strawberry patch. The proceeds from the strawberries went to buy my college textbooks while I was in college. One year we picked a hundred quarts of berries in ONE DAY. We had orders for all of them.
The fifty acre farm was sold in 2001 after my father passed away. My mother , as of this writing (4/21/12 is living in a retirement home in Springfield.

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