City Directories and History: Walker’s 1910 Postal Route map is an invaluable tool in tracking historical locations in York County’s early 20th century rural communities. Each section is tagged with the names associated with that particular area. Be sure to open the ENLARGED MAP link for the enlargeable PDF map which users can easily study.
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William Percival Farm: Next we drove up the home of W. S. Percival and found him making ‘lasses He is not only making syrup for himself, but for his neighbors as well. He uses a gas engine for pulling his mill noticed out in the pasture that there are some 25 or more head of cattle. That pasture in the long ago was a great place for holding political picnics. Mr. Percival has his own ginning plant and uses lots of improved farm machinery including a corn harvester.. .. Incidentally, I was told he lives strictly at home…. (The following is taken from A. M. Grist’s weekly column, “Just A-Rolling Along the Way,” published in the Yorkville Enquirer, Dec. 6,1931. John K. Scoggins acted as Grist’s guide.)
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