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Telling Your Stories


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Only $14.95 per book, plus shipping tax included

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The Abbott family was honored to have been named the 2006 Friend of the Whiteside County Fair.

House by the Side of the Road

Stories of 20th Century farm life beside Illinois Lincoln Highway

by Mrs. L. A. Abbott, edited by Susan Gidel and Jan Landow

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Praise for: "House by the Side of the Road"
Read a Quad City Times column by Kay Luna about the book
Read a feature story about "House by the Side of the Road" with pictures on Morrison Online
  • Paperback:120 pages
  • ISBN: 0-9766820-0-1
  • 23 photos
  • index
  • 161 family surnames
  • Key terms: Farm life, Lincoln Highway, Underground Railroad, County Fairs, County Schools
Whiteside County Fair Website

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Last edited on: 7/28/2007