Written history of a Towanda Strawberry Patch
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Written history of the Peterson family strawberry patch in Towanda in 1900. Mary Etta 'Lillian' Peterson Michael remembered how her father George W. and oldest brother Harry planted and cared for the patch and hired pickers to harvest the strawberries.
Strawberries chapter in Autobiography of Mary Etta Lillian Peterson Michael compiled December, 1989, pages 30-31 In about 1900, my Father and Harry, my oldest brother, decided to go into the strawberry raising business. The lots between Jefferson Street and the Riddle house in the next block east were vacant, which had been used formerly to raise garden or produce (where Bob's home is now). They planted about 20 rows of berry plants east and west...
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