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.
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.
Simon Truby cashes in on the Good Earth in Apollo PA.