Thursday, Feb 02, 2023


The map below is a simplified view of the homesteading families. While many people homesteaded and left, this is not meant to be a definitive list of the hundreds of homesteaders who spend some time in the valley, back when they were all trying to wrestle a living out of a hundred and sixty acres. Instead, this history focuses more on the families who remained for generations, and still make an impact on the valley today.