Farm Life


Edgar Green, born in 1912, grew up on a farm just outside of Boonsboro. His daughter, Luana, reads an account of his memories of farm life in the early -1900s.   Hog butchering, neighbors helping neighbors, and more. Listen by clicking the track below. On an iPad? If the track above doesn’t work, click here...

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Edgar Green (born 1912, recollections from 1992) Farm Life The Appletown house Ed grew up was said to be the oldest in the area, beginning as a log cabin. The stream on the farm was sizable and had fish. Ed’s granddad Green was temperate in all things. When Ed visited his house, he was made uncomfortable by the fact that his Granddad ate sparsely, then regarded everyone else at the table while they ate. This abstemious grandfather...

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