Well, I just missed Armistice Day, now called Veterans Day to honor all who served in the U.S. Armed Services.
This week on Halloween Day is a good time to re-run this article that first ran Oct. 27, 1994. A frequent guest author, Shirley Parks, wrote this memory.
By Jim Henry
Pike's Past is a column that runs in the News Watchman every Wednesday. He has been writing for the publication since September of 1976 and is renowned for his knowledge of Pike County history. Henry frequently speaks at gatherings throughout the region to speak about history and present slide shows from his extensive collection of historical photographs.