Austin L. Merrick Spring Prairie, WI 14 June 1969
furniture. New exhibits this year are a Victorian' sofa with matching chairs and marble topped parlor table which have been loaned by Mr. and Mrs. John E. Cory, Elkhorn. The Coreys also have loaned a mahogony hall hat and umbrella stand, several dolls, kitchen utensils and many articles of clothing. The items were the property of the late Irene Celia Norton, who inherited some of them from an original settler of Walworth County. He was Austin Leonard Merrick who homesteaded in Spring Prairie in 1836.