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    • Little remains of what once was Limberlost-6

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.);Limberlost Swamp (Ind.);
    • Mary Wade Atteberry visited the Limberlost State Historic Site prior to the spring open house. There she spoke with tour guide, Harold Long. Retired school teacher and local historian, Harold recalled his memories of Gene Stratton-Porter. "She...
    • Library window of Limberlost Cabin (south)

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • This is a view of the library window which faced East. It was at this window that Gene wrote. The term (south) refers to Limberlost Cabin located in Geneva, IN rather than the new cabin built near Rome City. In its early days, the home in Rome...
    • Little remains of what once was Limberlost-5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Mary Wade Atteberry visited the Limberlost State Historic Site prior to the spring open house. There she spoke with tour guide, Harold Long. Retired school teacher and local historian, Harold recalled his memories of Gene Stratton-Porter. "She...
    • Little remains of what once was Limberlost-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Little has changed at the Limberlost Cabin. The soapstone sidewalks remain the same. To the left at the back of the house, one can see the edge of what the Price's called, "Dream Girl's Porch." The wide library window is to the front and covered...
    • Little remains of what once was Limberlost-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Mary Wade Atteberry visited the Limberlost State Historic Site prior to the spring open house. There she spoke with tour guide, Harold Long. Retired school teacher and local historian, Harold recalled his memories of Gene Stratton-Porter. "She...
    • Little remains of what once was Limberlost-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • This 11.5 in. X 19.5 in. oval photograph of Gene is on display in the Gene Stratton-Porter Room of the Geneva Library. It rests in an ornate wooden frame with curved glass. Given in memory of the Perry O. and Mary Etta Fields family it occupies...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Mary "Mamie" Schenbeck was well noted as a personal friend of Jeannette Porter and her mother. Mamie gave a presentation to the Adams Historical Society which included history around Geneva; Charles Porter and his business interests; various people...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-6

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Schenbeck relaxes with a Historical Society member and her grandchildren.
    • Little remains of what once was Limberlost-4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Mary Wade Atteberry visited the Limberlost State Historic Site prior to the spring open house. There she spoke with tour guide, Harold Long. Retired school teacher and local historian, Harold recalled his memories of Gene Stratton-Porter. "She...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams Couty (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Often on Sundays the Porters would go to the Hawbaker farm where they would fish along the Wabash River. This photograph kept alive the memory of Charles Porter catching an eel on his hook.
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • This famous photograph was taken by a local photograph, F. F. Gregg.
    • 'Limberlost' found-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Tanya Isch reminded Fort Wayne people of the Gene Stratton-Porter memorials. At that time both were open year around. Included in the article were several photographs, one being the car. Harold Long, 20091082, Little remains of what was the...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • In reading the article written for the Audubon Society, Mamie reminisced of her involvement with the Porters. Included in this was a reference to the vulture nest. She told of ". . .a wild grape vine that grew up the trunk of that tree, and Mrs....
    • 'Limberlost' found-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Tanya Isch reminded Fort Wayne people of the Gene Stratton-Porter memorials. At that time both were open year around. Included in the article were several photographs, one being the car. Harold Long, 20091082, Little remains of what was the...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Compare this photograph with 20092061-large, entitled, Fishing for minnows. The photographs may have been taken the same day. Gene loved the out of doors and would often talk of the beauty of snaky rail fences.
    • 'Limberlost' found-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Tanya Isch reminded Fort Wayne people of the Gene Stratton-Porter memorials. At that time both were open year around. Included in the article were several photographs, one being the car. Harold Long, 20091082, Little remains of what was the...
    • 'Limberlost' found-4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Tanya Isch reminded Fort Wayne people of the Gene Stratton-Porter memorials. At that time both were open year around. Included in the article were several photographs, one being the car. Harold Long, 20091082, Little remains of what was the...
    • Well with admission sign

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • At one time this was a working well. Located on the northeast corner of the lot with a sidewalk running nearby, it was a convenient spot to post the cost of admission. Gyp, the Price family dog is not in danger of drowning. This photograph was...
    • The bird tea party-1

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • Since Gene dressed her pet blue jay, Hezekiah, it appeared that she allowed Jeannette to dress the golden eagle and heron. The heavy drape to the back of the birds normally covered the entrance to the conservatory. The customary century plant is...

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