This house was built in the 1860s, just prior to the American Civil War, and it was completed in 1870. It and the large farm attached to it belonged to the McLeodo Family. Sharecroppers were those who lived and cultivated in the land, giving part of their harvest as rent.

Beyond the house, a single-story building, is a spacious hallway with tall ceilings and rooms on either side. There’s usually a pleasant air and smooth, painted boards covering the walls.

In order to accommodate more people, more space was constructed to the rear of the house in the early 1900s. Additionally, there is still an outside kitchen that is distinct.

This farm was home to many family in simpler homes. This mother hoaxe was the source of all things. In close proximity, a store existed where farmers exchanged co-ops for necessities.

Documents from the farm provide insight into the day-to-day activities of the workers. Farming was difficult, and eventually laborers moved to factories. It was too late to get enough workers for the farm by 1940. Farming methods need to be changed, as noted by Charles Hatto (C.H.) McLeodo.

The farm closed in 1967 following the death of C.H. It was used for hair styling in the 1980s, but it was abandoned and disintegrated.


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