Today a trip to town takes minutes.
For homesteaders, traveling the bumpy 15 miles to Conway by wagon took 3 hours, on a good day.
Trips to the store would not have been casual affairs, but a chance to stock up on supplies.
50 lb. sacks . . . — — Map (db m116172) HM
Builder Amzi Russell who lived at what is now the Russell-Colbath homestead, was an industrious and versatile nearby builder.
His crew of three to thirty local hands were not engineers. But they were extremely skilled craftsmen . . . — — Map (db m116180) HM