Old County map of Polk Co., MO. You can see Bolivar, where Lewis and Susanna Venable were their last years and west of there is Fairplay. The tiny town, basically a wide spot in the road, is in Polk, but near the Cedar County line. Cousins Bernard and Emma Jean Fidler lived across the line in Cedar County, south of Bearcreek. Wonderful people, now both passed on. Both related to us - Bernard on the Fidler line and Emma Jean on the Worleys.
Old Berry Mill on the campus of Berry College just north of Rome Georgia. It was constructed in 1930 by students of the college. The wooden waterwheel is considered one of the largest in the world at 42 feet in diameter. The mill operates on special oc