The Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri) urges the town to be vigilant in destroying the common house fly.
J. V. Parrish of Skidmore, Missouri reports that he has a U.S. coin minted in 1819.
Joseph V. Parrish has an unusual keepsake in Skidmore, Missouri, 1904.
Brief item about the iron chair James Parrish made for E. E. Tilton in Skidmore, Missouri, 1898.
J. V. Parrish retires and sells his blacksmith shop in Skidmore, Missouri in 1899.
From the July 21, 1899 Skidmore Standard: Last week the Maryville Tribune contained an item stating that some farmer had brought in several stalks of corn which measured 8 1/2 feet in length. J. V. Parrish read the item and… Read moreAs High as an Elephant’s Eye
Happy anniversary to Alfred and Martha (Parrish) Gill. Their wedding was announced in the September 30, 1898 Skidmore Standard on page 1: United in Wedlock Alfred A. Gill and Miss Martha M. Parrish were united in marriage at the residence… Read moreUnited in Wedlock: Gill and Parrish
In the days before Facebook, kids, we had to rely on old-fashioned technologies like letter writing. The Skidmore newspapers often highlighted news from friends and family far away, as the New Era did in its September 19, 1912 edition. Heard… Read moreVoice from the Past
Pest control news from the May 30, 1912 Skidmore New Era, page 4: Swatting the Fly With a Vengeance Uncle Joe Parrish is still “Swatting the fly.” Mr. Parrish has a home-made fly trap in his yard and has up… Read morePest Control