Activities, HISTORY, Snow

Column | Esther Lilly Hundley Diaries: Special Snow Edition

The snow in Gales Creek this morning. Photo: Chas Hundley

Here at Gales Creek Journal and Banks Post HQ, almost six inches of snow, freshly fallen, have made travel difficult, so we're looking for something to fill our time. Take a peak back into history as we look at the Esther Lilly Hundley Diaries, where Esther and her family kept a farm in Gales Creek. Thanks to her meticulous diary entries, we know what days it snowed - and what they did to pass the time.

Go hunting

Sunday, January 22, 1928 - "A little more snow. Ted and Leon went coon hunting.

Do indoor crafts and catch up on your chores

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Tuesday, January 28, 1930 - Snowed about an inch. I finished up my wool rug today. Billie & C.D. sawed some back . . .

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