Lime Kiln’s long history: Part 3

A 1934 photo of students at the Lime Kiln Hill School included (back row) Milton Sykes, Armettia Toembly, Muriel Sterry, Earl Sterry, Elsie Sykes, Dorothy Sykes, Rex Sterry and teacher Eleanor Service. (Front row) Dick Moyer, Howard Sterry, George Sterry, Walter Moyer, Louise Sterry, Leonard Sykes, Marilyn Sykes, Iris Sykes and Alma Mae Sykes. The photo is from the third volume of the “This Is What I Remember” series of books available for purchase at the White River Museum.

MEEKER I The tremendous history of Meeker’s Lime Kiln region has been the subject of various features, however, there is still so much to tell and so many areas to focus on, from the Sunday gatherings at different homes to the amazing co-op of the threshing machine, the entire area was like a family and […]

The history of the Lime Kiln region

More than 20 people recently gathered at Lime Kiln, south of Meeker and shared stories with appreciation of a life on the mountain.

MEEKER I The history of Lime Kiln is very interesting, beginning with the land itself.

My version of “The Day on Lime Kiln”

The Moyer family, including Don, Larry, Beverly, Merle Dean, Dick and niece Jewell Kindler, shared their family’s amazing history of homesteading 160 acres on Lime Kiln.

MEEKER I At the risk of making my “Old School” beliefs completely transparent, I am going to write my version of the day On Lime Kiln, where I was so fortunate to learn that the value of a neighbor and the strength of an entire community still exists.