Three generations of North Dakotans serve in the Armed Forces.
Hearing about telephones, my Grandfather Val Kuhn must have thought he needed one, with twelve children, and being eight miles from town, in case of an emergency.
Around 1876 some immigrants and Homesteaders to North Dakota were so poor that their families were on the brink of starvation.
One day my grandmother had enough of her small homestead house on the North Dakota prairie.
July 1893 Joseph and Franciska Senn, with their children John, Nikodemus, Rosa, Mary E., Mary A. and baby Adam arrived in Richardton, North Dakota by the new train and started looking for free Homestead land.
My story is about attending Raritan country school located between Nome and Enderlin (Barnes County- I think) in 1946-1948 for my second and third grade.
Welcome, my dear. Please hold on to my hand and prepare to travel! We sail this morning courtesy of the Google Earth Magic Carpet.
I am the product of proud immigrants and respect the addition and contributions of immigrants still today!