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Sufferers' Land - Post 11 - Women's Life on the Frontier

Sufferers’ Land

Women’s Life on the Frontier

by Dave Barton

Life on the frontier was not easy, but Sally and the rest of the Benedicts, like most settler families, adapted well. 951 more words

Norwalk Ohio History

Sufferers' Land - Post 8 - Making a New Town on the Frontier

Sufferers’ Land

Making a New Town on the Frontier

by Dave Barton

Platt Benedict moved to the frontier to establish a town. But in order to have a town, he needed people, and convincing people to settle on his land proved not to be easy. 402 more words

Norwalk Ohio History

Transcribing: A Close Connection to the Past

In One Night in Norwalk – A Hitchhiker’s Tale, I told how I found entries in my grandmother’s diary of the night I arrived at her door after a failed attempt to hitchhike home from school. 235 more words

One Night in Norwalk, Ohio - A Hitchhiker's Tale

With all I have written about the history of Norwalk, Ohio, you might think that I grew up in that city and the Firelands. But I did not. 668 more words

Norwalk Ohio History

Wandering Norwalk, OH

Growing up I visited Norwalk, OH often. My dad and I would drive down the tree lined streets and choose which incredible historic home we wanted to own. 408 more words

Wanderings And Beautiful Things