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Somerset, Wisconsin: 125 pioneer families and Canadian connection: 125th year
(1990?)

[Rosalie Parnell's book on Somerset, Wisconsin],   pp. 11-64 PDF (24.6 MB)


Page 59

Grandpa watched until he could see them no more and could hardly
hear the tinkle of the bells. His breath steamed out on the frosty
night air and then he felt alone with John and the children gone.
There was plenty of room for all at the house and plenty of
work at the farm, but it was getting along into a new century now
and you couldntt hold the young folks back any more than you could
hold those frisky mares. He remembered this day so long and so full
he knew that the good old days were always best anyhow.
St Anne's school and convent combination, built in
1907, included a boarding school.
(picture not in R. Parnell's book)


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