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The old wood stove was much depended on in Depression Days

The following is one of a series of article on the Great Depression by local historian of that era, Wilbur Bush.

In the Depression days, people usually depended on either coal or wood for heating and cooking. Townspeople used much of the coal, which had to be delivered by horse and wagon. Farmers could go to the timber to cut their own firewood.

Since most of the churches had wood

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