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Date: 1935 Description: Young Winifred Madden watches a flock of sheep being moved through Blocksburg from the back porch of the Helmke building. The big barn is in the background. Reproduced with permission of Veltha Coleman.
Date: Probably 1935 Description: A flock of sheep moves through Blocksburg. Sara Johnson (Veltha Coleman’s grandmother) lived in this house when she first came to Blocksburg. The house was located between the current store building and the shop building just … Continue reading
Date: Unknown Description: Pictured is a flock of sheep in a large corral. Reproduced with permission of Louise Mathison.
Date: Unknown Description: Unknown Reproduced with permission of Veltha Coleman.
Date: Unknown Description: Flock of sheep Reproduced with permission of Veltha Coleman.
Like many other adventurous people in 1850, Alexander Robertson was drawn to California in search of gold. Leaving behind his young wife of six months, Jenette Forbes, he made a very difficult trip overland to California. At times his party … Continue reading
When Vern Brightman was a high school student around 1923, he worked nights at the Ferndale telephone switchboard. It was sort of a low-stress job. He said they had a cot right by the switchboard and hardly anyone phoned at … Continue reading
Date: Unknown Description: Sheep shearing crew at the Kneeland Ranch (currently the Steve Early residence). The man on the left is Biar Curless, an early stockman in the area. Donated to the Blocksburg Town Hall by the Adah Payton family.