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Series of four idealized engravings depict homesteader and his wife turning Western New York wilderness into farmland, over a period of 45 years

OK Survey 1872--Sheffield Peabody.jpg
One of many other "Eighty-Niners" or "Sooners" who were part of the land rush to formerly Native American territories, Peabody had to live on this location long enough to establish a claim. It was granted on 4 June 1895.
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