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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...
    • 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-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-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.
    • 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.
    • Limberlost cabin seen from the west

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • This view shows the conservatory window quite well. The well is located to the left of the cabin, and the carriage house to the far right. Randy Lehman, Limberlost State Historic Site Manager, tells us that an alley ran between the fence posts...
    • Jeannette and her dolls

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924-Photography; Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva -Adams County (Ind.)
    • A note on the back of the photograph states that Jeannette was about 10 years old. Geneva, Indiana was a town"filled with characters of all descriptions." (Dewald) She was not allowed to play with other town's children, but rather developed a world...
    • Limberlost Cabin in Winter

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • From the growth around the house, we estimate that this photograph was taken within a short time of the cabin's completion. The orchard is to the left. The carriage house that will sit on the back of the lot has not been built yet. Snow covers...
    • Gene Stratton-Porter

    • Stratton- Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva, Adams County (Ind.); Clothing and dress, 1880-1940; Lincrusta-Walton;
    • Although the information given states that Gene was 28 years old when this photograph was taken, we know that the Limberlost Cabin was not completed until March of 1895. Gene would have been 32 years of age. She is standing in the music room. ...
    • 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-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...
    • '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...

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