Greathouse of Country

Specializing in early American country antiques.

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Greathouse of Country is located just one mile south of I~70, exit 129, in  Casey Illinois at the junction of new Rt 40 and Rt 49.  It is a one … Continue reading

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A Line A Day 1903 Diary of Sallie Flint Casey IL

Several years ago while at a local auction here in Casey Illinois, I bought a box full of old books.  When I had the chance to go through the books … Continue reading

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Thu. June 25, 1903

Hot again I am wore out

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Wed. June 24, 1903

Quite warm we went to John Jacobs for Major. Nellie was here when we got home we had a fine little visit.

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Tue. June 23, 1903

Bright & cool  Nora & I done some writing  she went to town with Will in afternoon.

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Mon. June 22, 1903

Rainy this a.m. Mrs Scott came early to spend the day. Will took her back to Nan’s in eve. quite cool in eve wind from north we had a pleasant … Continue reading

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Sun. June 21, 1903

Such a lovely day took a drive in evening, called at Shadley’s Seymore Brown’s and Mr Hillards the old folks gone at each place we came home then.

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Sat. June 20, 1903

Cloudy in mor. Bright in afternoon. We all went to town.  Callie went home with her Pa from town.

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Fri. June 19, 1903

Cloudy in mor. began raining about nine so gentle & nice good rain. Grand Ma Denton spent the day with us. John & Moll came for dinner.

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