Wolfe, Linnie Marsh
my father bought what you call the “Mound Hill Farm,” where I grew up. It was five or six miles out of Portage, in the Township of Fort Winnebago, in the county of Colombia: That was also the neighborhood where the Maltbergs grew up, and Carrie Spicer who married Elisha Maltberg, and Hiram Eastman who married my sister Anna (Marjorie Shone’s mother.) also Emogene [Moran] of Portage.
It seems that Scotch people have a habit of giving their farms names, and Father called our farm, Mound Hill Farm. Our house house stood at the foot of a hill. On the hill back of house was the orchard, the berries, and grapes, and all live things, and up on the brow of the hill was a green pasture where the sheep were. On the top of the hill was the Indian Mound, shaped distinctly like a heart, and there was a circle of trees around it. I played on that mound many a time. They said if you dug down in it, you would
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