We drove around Simon Truby’s former farmland in December and snapped a few photos of festive holiday decorations.
The Apples Didn’t Fall Far from the Tree. All 9 of Simon Truby’s children stayed close to home once they reached adulthood. Here’s where they lived, and where their children lived too.
Sorrow & Suicide: Mary Jane Truby was the first-born child of wealthy farmer and landowner Simon Truby of Apollo PA. But her life seemed marked by heartbreak and tragedy.
In the 1980s, architectural historians chose 7 business buildings in Apollo that seemed noteworthy. Some may surprise you!
For most of Nellie Bly’s childhood, she resided on land that had once been a part of Simon Truby’s farm.
Apollo’s awesome new bicentennial history book includes a page about farmer Simon Truby.