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  1. Wiili Armstrong Art - Shumate Personal Collection

    Acrylic on Construction Paper, Title Unknown, Signed by Wiili, 1996 Welcome to our online gallery of local Boone artist Wiili Armstrong’s artwork within the Shumate Personal Collection. This collection comprises paintings which mostly use construction paper as a canvas medium and some were created around 1996 (unless otherwise noted). Wiili…

  2. Dawn’s Family Photo Archive - H. B. Macy Gas Station

    Harold Byford Macy (1901-1983), my grandfather, is pictured here pumping gas at the station he owned on Main Street in Decatur, Indiana, circa early 1920’s. I was intrigued recently to run across this photo since I have been thinking of upgrading my personal vehicle to a hybrid/electric model. One hundred…

  3. Veterans Day 2021

    My maternal grandfather Harold Byford Macy was a WWII veteran and a member of the United States Naval Reserve. His titles were chief petty officer and chief machinist mate while in the Navy and he was a Seabee in a construction battalion. Some memorabilia of his time in the Navy…

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