When we bought this property in 2018, we did our best to piece together its history, at least based on what we heard from others, thought had happened and looking over the property, the buildings, barn, etc. We faired okay, but how do you get the accurate and true history of from so long ago?
Through fate, we were lucky enough to meet Lee, a man that lived (and grew up) here as a kid. He was gracious enough to give us a full tour and what a tour it was! We discovered a tremendous amount of history, the actual history, from the source who was here and lived it. He walked the entire property, inside the house, and gave us first hand knowledge, stories and facts about our new home.
These type of things you cannot get from public records or any amount of research, so it was a big blessing to meet him. For example, when he saw the century old claw-foot tub, he laughed and shared with us a story of his Grandma using it instead of a shower.