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  • Tags: Wheatland, NY

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Its name dating back at least to 1917, this 477-acre farm was operated by Eugene Elisha Harmon and his descendants. Origins of the name are unclear: perhaps it derives from the Seminole word meaning "village" or "home"; perhaps the popular…

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Near the Harmon farm named "O-Ka-lee" are the remains of these stone walls--according to family history constructed by Irish immigrants around the mid-1800s. The contemporary digital photographs have been transformed into b/w versions.

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Caption to photograph summarizes the content of this news clipping: "General secretary of the Young Women's Christian Association, of Baltimore, who has resigned her position to manage a big wheat farm in Western New York. She takes the place of her…
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