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    • Wabash River looking south at Ceylon, 1908

    • Wabash River-Adams County-(Ind.); Ceylon-Adams County-(Ind.)
    • Much to the dismay of Gene Stratton-Porter, the Wabash River and Limberlost Swamp areas were dredged. According to Lowell Long, this photograph was taken from the iron bridge, which would have been the railroad bridge just north of Ceylon and...
    • 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-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.
    • 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.
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Fishing from a boat

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926;
    • Two gentlemen participate in the leisure pastime of fishing. One gentleman, who appears to be Charles Porter, is poling the boat on the river. Because this photo is included with the group of photographs from Michigan, and because of presence of...
    • Shop Notes 1925

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Showers Brothers Furniture Factory (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Furniture industry and trade -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- History; Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County;...
    • Newsletter created for and by employees of the Showers Brothers Company, a furniture manufacturer in Bloomington, Indiana. Covers topics on worker safety, entertainment, recreation, and local and personal news.

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