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The interior of an old schoolhouse.

Childhood Days

Submitted by Lorrie Wood and compiled by Carol Bender from the journals of Jacob P. Prickett. Chapter 21 Editors note:…

This is an example of the type of structure early pioneers used for outdoor cooking and baking.

Childhood Days

Submitted by Lorrie Wood and compiled by Carol Bender from the journals of Jacob P. Prickett. Chapter 18 As cultivated…

Josiah Bartlett as an older man. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Courtesy The Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Childhood Days

Submitted by Lorrie Wood and compiled by Carol Bender from the journals of Jacob P. Prickett. Chapter 15 It is…

This drawing of pioneer Hoosiers is from the 1883 book “Riley Farm-Thymes.”
The illustrater is Will Vawter.

Childhood Days

Submitted by Lorrie Wood and compiled by Carol Bender from the journals of Jacob P. Prickett. Chapter 14 Hats for…

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Childhood Days

 Submitted by Lorrie Wood and compiled by Carol Bender from the journals of Jacob P. Prickett. Chapter 12 Pumpkins were…