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Harms Farm

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 12:52, last changed on 01/08/2018 - 01:07
Harms Farm is a historic agricultural property about two and a half miles north of Paoli in Phillips County . The 160-acre section around the main farmstead, which lies on the west side of County Road 21 between County Roads 30 and 32, was first claimed by John Nelson in 1894 and acquired by the...

Homestead

Added by yongli on 11/10/2015 - 13:09, last changed on 11/24/2018 - 01:07

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Homesteading was the means by which most of the private land in the wide expanses of the Midwest and western United States came under private ownership. Although the word Homestead can mean a family home and the adjoining land, an ancestral family home, or simply a house, its historical meaning in...
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