1854 was a rough year for Capt Truby of Gilpin Twp. His crops failed, his dad died, and his 3-year-old son lost his sight. But the Captain took in an orphan boy who helped him out.
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.
Brief Summing Up of the House’s History in Apollo PA
Apollo’s Simon Truby farmhouse prepares to transition to a new family
Apollo’s news-loving ladies at Terrace & 7th kept each other informed at the turn of the century.
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.