What clues can gravestones give us about a person or family now gone? See if you can match grave markers to brief Truby family bios.
Category: Apollo PA history
Black Hand and the Chicken Coop Caper
On a fall afternoon in 1921, Clark Owens Truby opens a letter that demands he place $100 next to his dad’s backyard chicken coop, or he will be killed. The letter is signed “Black Hand”
New Decade, New Family, Many Thanks
A century ago, the Roaring 20s reportedly ushered in racy fun and frivolity to the Kiski Valley. Illegal booze freely flowed, and folks were fox-trotting up a storm. In greeting our new decade–2020–I’m happy report that the Simon Truby farmhouse in Apollo, PA, is now being lovingly cared for by new owners, Candis and Ed Boop.
Truby Farmhouse Prepares for Transition
Brief Summing Up of the House’s History in Apollo PA
Family Home Transitions: Good? Bad? Inevitable.
Apollo’s Simon Truby farmhouse prepares to transition to a new family
Tea for Three
Apollo’s news-loving ladies at Terrace & 7th kept each other informed at the turn of the century.