Farm and Family, Lucy’s Diary 1903

Farm and Family, Lucy’s Diary 1903

Life on Chipmunk Ridge, from the Diary of Lucy Stover Davison

This live presentation was recorded on November 23, 2021

at the Museum of Lennox & Addington

Adele Crowder takes us through Lucy Stover Davison’s year with details gleaned from daily records she kept in exercise books.┬áMeet a farm family from Chipmunk Ridge, with a focus on their animals, harvests, family and social world.

Fred Brown’s photographs of the immediate district of Odessa and its people in the first decade of the century illustrate Adele’s talk. Maps, contemporary video and open-source photographs bring the daily life of a farming family into sharp focus.