It’s time to think about our gardens, again. If we were in Skidmore, Missouri in 1921, we could buy our plants from Kissinger Bros. of Maryville, as we see in the May 5, 1921 edition of the Skidmore News.
Here’s a little history from the February 5, 1920 edition of the Skidmore News, page 1: Saw First Train Pull Into Maryville I wonder if many of us stop to think what a wonderful age we are living in and… Read moreFirst Train Into Maryville
A report from the Maryville Tribune, as reprinted in the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), says that money was found hidden in the walls of the home of Dr. P. H. Talbott by the farm’s new resident, Samuel Corrough. Dr. Talbott was murdered by his sons 25 years prior.
Skidmore, Missouri plays host to a baseball game between a team from Maryville and a team from Fillmore in 1902.
Advertisement for Maryville, Missouri’s street fair in September 1906.
The Skidmore, Missouri baseball team, led by team captain John “Scaldy” Ashbrook battle the Maryville All Stars in 1909.
Advertisement for “all kinds of safe and sane entertainments” in Maryville, Missouri in 1910.
The baseball teams of Skidmore, Missouri and Maryville, Missouri meet in Skidmore in 1912.
Maryville, Missouri plays host to a three-ring circus in 1900.