Hunting for Hints in Regional Histories A Man of Many Hats Apollo’s Simon Truby (1806-1886) listed his occupation as Farmer in census records and historic
North Apollo Homes in the 1980-81 Historic Sites Survey When it comes to local towns, the borough of North Apollo at age 86 is really
The Growing Family of Simon Truby Technically speaking, Simon Truby was Apollo’s real-life farmer in the dell—especially when he stood on his property along today’s
A Continuing look at the 1980-81 Historic Sites Survey. The surveyors made some interesting choices that could cause you to take a 2nd look at homes that might initially seem unremarkable.
If you happened to live in Apollo from 1859 to nearly the turn of the century, a thriving farm was practically a stone’s throw away
I-House and 4-Over-4 As mentioned in my last blog post, the Armstrong County Historic Sites Survey of 1980-81 noted that several of Apollo’s historic homes have