Field Family Farmhouse, Shelby, Michigan, circa 1900

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Field Family Farmhouse, Shelby, Michigan, circa 1900

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Photo of Field Family Farmhouse accompanied story in local paper "Success Without a Mortgage" (image Peterson_Marge-005.jpg). House was built in 1899 by Marge Peterson's great grandfather, S. O. Field. Field migrated from Norway to Chicago before moving to Shelby, Michigan. The farmhouse sat on 40 acres and grew apples, cherries, peaches, and plums. It remained in the family until the 1970s. S.O. Field is pictured in the wagon.

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Growing Community (NEH Common Heritage Project)

Identifier

DC-06_Oceana_Peterson_Marge-006

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Date

1900

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Unknown, “Field Family Farmhouse, Shelby, Michigan, circa 1900,” Digital Collections, accessed October 21, 2019, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40553.
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