New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Pleasant Prairie: April 13, 2020

 

April 13, 2020



Ervin Longnecker recalls being told about the Spanish Flu that took many lives of Eddy County residents back in 1918. He was born Dec. 3, 1918. He says Pa, Cleo Longnecker, took horse and sleigh into New Rockford to fetch the doctor, who followed him to the Longnecker farm east of New Rockford, on what is now Highway 15. A spot still noted and geographically called the nine mile school area, th...



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