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Flood of July 17, 1907

turner's - Parsons Flood 1907

This photo is of the Flood of July 17, 1907 on First Street in Parsons. The water can be seen running in small waves in the right bottom and the guys in the middle are above knees in the water. This photo was published by the Robinson Brothers. Notice the buildings along the street and at the end of the street. This was evidently a small flood as it More...

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By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Momma Said For September 2, 2014

Labor Day holiday is the last big shindig of the year. I worked on finishing some projects in my home to get ready for winter. New casements, on the windows, my brother and I installed. We finished up a wall that More...

W. Md. RR at Thomas 1903
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Train in Thomas

This photo is of one of the trains in Thomas. As can be seen it required several men to operate and maintain the trains. Thomas was a hub of activity for the rail yard with several buildings. With the current development More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Momma Said for August 26, 2014

I am not ready for the dark! It is too soon for it to still be dark when I wake up at 6 a.m. I don’t like it and I will tell the world. I am a child of sunshine. I would be happy if the seasons never changed, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Summer Vacation

For our summer vacation this year Tara and I decided to venture back out west to our second favorite state, Montana, in hopes to catch a few fish. I always look forward to the dry air and the snowcapped Rocky Mountains. More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Momma Said for August 29, 2014

I still have flashbacks of mom with her hair up in curlers and her bandana wrapped around her head. It didn’t matter to her what she needed to do, if the hair was in curlers she did it, if it was mowing the grass More...

Red Creek Falls
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Red Creek Falls

  This photo is of the Red Creek Falls. It is postmarked Laneville November 2, 1906. The writer asks Frank Bennett if he remembers where these falls are. I am not sure of the location of the double layer falls, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Tucker Community Foundation Grant Funds Available

The Tucker Community Foundation grant season is underway. More than $189,000 is available for nonprofit organizations and community projects and programs throughout the Potomac Highlands region through a competitive More...