Monthly Archives: December 2009

Christmas on the Farm

His reindeer are in training for a journey later this month, so Santa arrived at Howell Farm today atop a 1907 Case steam engine. Santa said children have been unusually good this year, so a surplus supply of coal is … Continue reading

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The Historic Schoolhouse

For young scholars of the Pleasant Valley, circa 1900, a typical school day began with early morning chores on the family farm, followed by a ride to the schoolhouse in a horse-drawn buggy. Then it was time to hit the … Continue reading

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