Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Ruby Beach]
“”Did Bob Overton send this?”” father asked the doctor.
“”Yes, it came in this morning's mail.”
“”Well, if they grow strawberries in Florida like this in the month of February, that's where we are going instead of out west.””
“The following tuesday we let Indianapolis for Florida. So you may say it was a big red strawberry that induced us to come. My father lived in Jacksonville for twenty years afterwards, passing away at the age of 76. My mother lived forty ears longer, she too dying at 76. There was 19 years difference in their ages.
“I went to public schools here, later attending a private school kept by a Mrs. Smith on the corner of Ocean and Duval Streets where the Seneca Hotel now is. A good many pupils were girls.
“My husband, William E. scull, came here from Ohio in 1872. We were married in 1879.
“We built our home in the country in the [Lackawanna?] Springs section of what is now Edison Avenue, and lived there for 44 years. But the Atlantic Coast