Phillips County Museum News for April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019
Spring has arrived in Phillips County!
Planting seems to be on everyone’s mind be it flower bulbs or wheat acres. In the Little Rockies Miner Newspaper on April 16, 1908, a “first historic” planting was reported!
R.C. Blassingame is today planting the first apple trees to be introduced to the soils in Zortman. The trees were sent to him by Fred Whiteside and few of them are going to be added to his residence lots in town. They will grow all right enough and after years, when they produce the big red apples, today’s act will become historic.”
I am wondering if anyone in Zort...