us fly with the crows, far away to the hills of southeastern
Ohio. Fifty miles northeast of Athens as the crow flies
and fifty miles southwest of Wheeling, WV in a remote part of
Ohio's Noble County near the Monroe County line, there is a place
called Curtis Ridge.
we take Township 232 up to the northern end of this hill, we arrive
at the farm where my mother grew up, and her father before her.
In the following pages, I recall it in images dating back to the 19th
century as well as recent photos.