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.
Category: Apollo PA history
Mary Jane Truby & William H Henry
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.
It’s Time for a Commercial Break
In the 1980s, architectural historians chose 7 business buildings in Apollo that seemed noteworthy. Some may surprise you!
Nellie Bly Dwells on Simon Truby’s Farm
For most of Nellie Bly’s childhood, she resided on land that had once been a part of Simon Truby’s farm.
Simon Truby Makes the Grade!
Apollo’s awesome new bicentennial history book includes a page about farmer Simon Truby.
Location, Location, Location
Simon Truby cashes in on the Good Earth in Apollo PA.