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Agricultural Fairs

Athens Fair Exhibition Hall (2003)

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Nearing, Helen Knothe

Mail Box at the Good Life Center (2008)

(1904-1995) was a self-sufficient organic farmer and author whose life with her husband, Scott Nearing, struck a powerful chord with thousands of people. Later labeled the “back-to-the-land movement,” generations of people, some disenfranchised by McCarthyism, the Vietnam War, and the … Continue reading

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