August 21, 2014

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Second edition of "The county poor house" with local residents Print E-mail

Beatrice Meyer Bishop and Stanley Bishop in their home on 7/19/12. Note the picture between them on the wall.

By Owen and Janice Collins

Recently I wrote about Carol and Wilma Wolfe and their memories of living and working at the County Poor House from 1939---1944 and from 1949---1954. This edition will feature Stanley Bishop and the years 1928---1938.

I asked David Pribble to go with me to interview Mr. Bishop, and he gladly assented, saying that he and Stanley had always gotten along well with each other.

David Pribble and Stanley Bishop with Stanley's farm on the South Fork of the Licking in the background.

We drove out Hayes Station Road thru the picturesque farms that were growing abundant corn, soybeans, and tobacco. Some of the best farms in Pendleton County! He showed me the acreage where the old Infirmary was located, now privately owned. “Very fertile!” he said.

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The Pendleton County Infirmary (Poorhouse) March, 1939 to March, 1944 and March, 1949 to March, 1954 Print E-mail
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Baby chicks, postal workers and a fallen old man Print E-mail

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"Do old men want a wife or a mother? " is the question a local man asks Print E-mail

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Rabbi Ben Ezra poses the question: "Is Karl Marx the Answer?" Print E-mail

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Mary Ellen Klaber, President of Falmouth Rotary, 2006 Print E-mail

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Randy Bastin, President of Falmouth Rotary, '91-92 Print E-mail

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Charles Lamont Conrad, rotary president, 1956-57 Print E-mail

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Ron Ford, Falmouth rotary president, 1981 Print E-mail

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Donald Cross, Falmouth rotary president, 1983 Print E-mail

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