Book Farm

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The house and barn of the Book Farm can be seen in the center left if the photo that was taken about 1902.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/31/11 - Image Year: 1902

The Walter Witmer Book farm sits at the east entrance to the Juniata River Bridge at the foot of Tyson's Hill. Walter Witmer Book was married to Matilda Belle Ritzman and they had the following children who were raised on the farm: Myrna (Boyer), Jane (Frankhouse), Charles, Leona, and Carolyn (McCreary).

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/3/13 - Image Year: 1936
AFTER 36 FLOOD: The Book Farm after the waters begin to receed following the St. Patrick's Day Flood in 1936. Some of rocks from the entrance wall are visible in the bottom right of the photo. (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/31/11 - Image Year: 2011
Book Barn being dismantled in 2011.

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