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Farmers were Independent…Early History

  Golden New Era (Thursday, March 1, 1928) Golden, Illinois Groves & Mockmore, Publishers   Farmers Were Independent   In the evenings of the short winter days down on the farm, when the cider sparkled in the glass and the … Continue reading

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A Window to the Past, part 3

Historical background: The Colony at Golden, Adams County, Illinois  (earlier known as  “New East Friesland”) According to the witness of authoritative people, the Colony of “New East Friesland” stands in the first rank in seniority, stature, and East Friesen ways; a … Continue reading

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