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    • 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...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Mrs. Wilson talks of Gene Stratton Porter-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • With the passing of Donald Wilson, nephew of Gene Stratton-Porter (son of Ada), another who knew Gene intimately had passed. Carmen took this time to interview his widow who "wanted to correct erroneous information" regarding Mrs. Porter. Mrs....
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Mrs. Wilson talks of Gene Stratton Porter-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • With the passing of Donald Wilson, nephew of Gene Stratton-Porter (son of Ada), another who knew Gene intimately had passed. Carmen took this time to interview his widow who "wanted to correct erroneous information" regarding Mrs. Porter.
    • Friend recalls famous author-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodical; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992;
    • Mary, known locally as Mamie, was the daughter of Daniel Hawbaker. Daniel owned the farm that the Porters often visited on Sundays. Gene also did research there. Mamie shares her recollections in this article. Hoch continues her writing with...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Friend recalls famous author-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodical; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992;
    • Mary, known locally as Mamie, was the daughter of Daniel Hawbaker. Daniel owned the farm that the Porters often visited on Sundays. Gene also did research there. Mamie shares her recollections in this article. Hoch continues her writing with...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Friend recalls famous author-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Periodical; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992;
    • Mary, known locally as Mamie, was the daughter of Daniel Hawbaker. Daniel owned the farm that the Porters often visited on Sundays. Gene also did research there. Mamie shares her recollections in this article. Hoch continues her writing with...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-6

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Married: Black-Drew

    • Black, Robert Burdette, 1862- ; Black, Charlotte, Drew, 1869-1945
    • Robert "Bob" Black figured prominently in Gene Stratton-Porter's books of non-fiction. An oil lease worker, Bob often found items of interest and would lead Gene to them. The book, "What I have done with birds" was dedicated to this man and some...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-7

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Jeannette elopes-1

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977; Monroe, G. Blaine; Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • The newspaper in the county to the south of Geneva had no problem in printing the unfortunate affair of Jeannette and her first marriage. We don't know know if the Geneva Herald kept a respectable silence or not, as these issues are missing. The...
    • Stratton-Porter: 'Dream Weaver'

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • Kathy Hoch analyses Gene Stratton-Porter's life and literary works determining that while she developed her own talents and interests, she was not a suffragette. Gene trusted her own judgment and quietly did what she set out to do.
    • Jeannette elopes-2

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977; Monroe, G. Blaine; Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • The newspaper in the county to the south of Geneva had no problem in printing the unfortunate affair of Jeannette and her first marriage. We don't know know if the Geneva Herald kept a respectable silence or not, as these issues are missing. The...
    • Letter to Mr. Robert Seever-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • During her lifetime area folks might have thought her strange. The later generation, though, claimed Gene wholeheartedly and claimed her stoutly. In this case, Bob Seever of WOWO radio had broadcast from Rome City regarding Gene Stratton-Porter. ...

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