Schoel farmhouse torn down Hall County History

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Schoel farmhouse torn down Hall County History - Campbell, vice president; Mrs. Roscoe Hall...
Campbell, vice president; Mrs. Roscoe Hall County Landmark Biles Dust GRAND ISLAND If) — A Hall County landmark has bit the dust. The old home on the Harry Schoel farm, built by some of the W. first to come to Hall County nearly > ICO years ago, was Uxm down to; make way for a garage. Ttie nucleus of the house was a 16 hy 24 log structure. The rasing disclosed c(Htonwood l<«s s foot in diameter which had been plastered plastered with mud and straw and fitted t(^ethcr. W(H*kmcn found lodged in a crevice between the walls of dusty a «nd tarnish«! old powderhorn such muzzle-loaders as was used for years ago. The flask was complete complete with a leather strap. Henry Schoel, the grandfather of the present owner, was a German immigrant who came to Hall County in 1857. He and his wife were among 35 settlers who come from Davenport, la. Their son, Charles, was the first white male ^ hmiZdThreT nouseo tnrec generations oi me family, being enlarged and im, . proved as the years went by. The Sch«UamUy now has built a new child born in the county. The old log house eventually it home and decided to raze the old one to make room for a new ga rage j I

Clipped from Lincoln Journal Star11 Apr 1955, MonPage 1

Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, Nebraska)11 Apr 1955, MonPage 1
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