Chaffee homestead in Sheshequin, PA Chaffee family photo
Laura Marcy

Chaffee homestead in Sheshequin, PA

This is our family homestead in the depression days. The farm had 40 acres and was purchased in the 1860's and sold in 2010. The Chaffee family of 10 were poor but proud. They worked the farm and churned butter and sold it in Towanda, PA. They had chickens, pigs, cows, and a horse. They raised cropsand my Great Grampa Fred and Great Grama Marie were trained nurses. The barn went first and then the house fell down in the 1960's, by the looks of the roof in this picture, it figures. ... show more

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Photo taken at Sheshequin, PA Bradford county, Pennsylvania USA on