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Originally published in the Maplevalley Messenger, June 23, 1921

Our first pioneers and homesteaders settled on land along small streams or rivers, and so it was with the first settlers of Vine Maplevalley. The reasons for this are obvious. Their next thoughts were probably turned to selecting a suitable location for the buildings.

In some cases the houses were but temporary affairs—later developing into permanent and substantial homes. (more…)

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