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Our farm story…from past to present

Our farm story…from past to present

Sowing The First Seeds It was the year that John Logie Baird demonstrated the first mechanical television system (January 26); Alan Cobham established the first commercial air route to South Africa (March 6); Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, and American actress Marilyn Monroe were born (April 21 and June 1, respectively); a weather map was televised for the first time (August 18); A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh was published (October 14); and famous magician Harry Houdini died after his appendix ruptured (October 31). That same year, 1926, Henry Drummond Harper, known as “Harry” to his family, the maternal grandfather of...